I recently just reinstalled windows xp, got all the updates and now it won't boot without a log in either from the welcome screen or the classic log in screen. I am the only one using this computer, I don't want to log in I just want it to boot straight up. I know this can be done because I was doing it before. I just can't remember where I changed this. Any help would be appreciated.
make sure u are the only user and do not set a password for it.. however, u hav to check the 'use welcome screen' so tht they will not load the classic prompt to enter the password.. it will boot straight in after a brief display of 'welcome'..
I understand the convenience of starting a computer in this manor however, there is a very large security problem with this method of loggin on and its also not a good idea for people with multiple users and logons which may contain particular information that you dont want to be accessable to other people on the computer.
Tweak UI is a very nice program though, i got it the other day and i cant seem to get the alt-tab thing to work...anyone know how i can fix it so it works...i still have the normal alt-tab box...
Thank you all very much, I'm not concerned with any other users getting into things on my computer. What other security risks are there? Does that make it easier for viruses and spyware?
It's simple. You don't need Tweak UI. Advanced editing of user accounts can be done by Start -> Run -> control userpasswords2 -> OK. With one account available that one should automatically be used.