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How can I prevent being prompted for a password in Windows 98?


How can I avoid entering password each time I boot up Windows98?


This question was answered on September 22, 1999. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

What you need to do is to click on the Start button on your desktop, then go up and select Settings That will expand to the right and then you need to click on Control Panel This will open another window with a whole bunch of icons in it, and the one you want to double click is the one titled Passwords This will give you yet another window ( that must be why they call it Windows ), with a couple of buttons in it One of these buttons is labeled "change Windows password", but not with the quotes Click this button once, and you will then be prompted to enter your Windows password, in addition to supplying a new one Use the tab key after you have entered the old password to just go through the other text windows (enter new password, confirm new password), without entering any text in either one of them You should then be informed that the password has been successfully changed, and next time you start Windows, it should not ask for a password.

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Posted by Ken of Data Doctors on September 22, 1999