Monday, March 14, 2011

auto login on Windows 7

For a residential user, I was looking for an autologin for Windows 7. For XP, I used Tweakui, a part of the Windows XP Powertoys. But for Windows 7, I found these instructions:

  • Press the Windows key + R on your keyboard to launch the “Run” dialog box.
  • Type in control userpasswords2
  • Press Enter. The User Accounts window will display.
  • Uncheck the option “Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer”
  • Click “OK”
  • You will then be prompted to enter the current password and confirm it.
  • After doing so, you will no longer be prompted to enter your password upon login.

I found those instructions here: