How do I set my computer to log on automatically?

Question

How do I set Windows XP so it logs on automatically? I keep getting to a screen where I have to put in administrator. This is a home computer not a network. I think it is set for network somehow?

Thanks

Answer

This question was answered on October 18, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

First once you’re logged on:

Go to Start, Control Panel, when the control panel window opens, double click on user accounts Once in user accounts disable the administrative account and or password Restart the computer and it will log on to the desktop

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Posted by julie of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on October 18, 2004