User Name

  Spr 22:04 16 Oct 2003
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When starting up Window XP Pro, instead of loading straight in, it has started to give me a massage ?To begin click your user name? I have never had this problem before how do I get rid of it.

  graham√ 22:09 16 Oct 2003

I could do with a massage. Are you starting from Standby?

  VoG II 22:13 16 Oct 2003

Have you just installed an XP update (not a critical one).

  Jester2K II 22:14 16 Oct 2003

graham√ - well spotted! :-)

Spr - is there any other option to click other than your own log in?

  sdf 22:15 16 Oct 2003

oh - fine they cant master the advanced computations of operating robotic arms to provide relaxation... but can they make your computer make you coffee? pah!!!! ;-)

  VoG II 22:20 16 Oct 2003

Was that an answer to Graham's question or mine?

I've spent a couple of days this week discussing the intricacies of second order differential equations and my brain hurts! A simple answer would help.

  Pesala 23:13 16 Oct 2003

Posted by Spr, not to be confused with Sdf.

Is it not just a question of going into Control Panel and Users, and changing something. Excuse my vagueness. It is a while since I did it.

  powerless 23:34 16 Oct 2003

Start, run, type,

control userpasswords2

Click ok.

Remove tick from box next to "Users must enter a..."

Click ok.

  graham√ 23:46 16 Oct 2003

Another one to remember! Thanks.

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