How do I get rid of the login screen using windows xp home edition?

Question

how do i get rid of the log in screen with winxp home?

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Answer

This question was answered on August 4, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Windows XP - solution 1:

Select Run from the Start Menu, type control userpasswords2, and click Ok

Turn off the Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer option, and click Ok

Windows XP - solution 2:

If you have one user account and no password configured, Windows XP will log you in automatically Otherwise, you'll have to do the following:

Obtain and install the Windows XP version of TweakUI

Open TweakUI (it's in Start -> Programs -> Powertoys for Windows XP)

Expand the Logon branch, and click Autologon

Turn on the Log on automatically at system startup option, type your username and password, and click Ok.

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Posted by Raymond of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on August 4, 2004