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Computer doesn't ask for password on startup


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#1 Dreadnought

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Posted 13 June 2011 - 12:10 PM

Hello everyone! Here's my problem. When I start up my computer, if I choose to log into WinXP the operating system won't ask me to type in the password for the system host account but will instead automatically log in. Needless to say, this might be problematic as this means that anyone can log into my computer automatically. Question is, what could be the reason for this? I have double-checked the control panel: the system host account does have a password, in theory. I'm at my wit's end here. Thanks in advance!

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Posted 13 June 2011 - 12:22 PM

Start>> Run>> In the Open box, type control userpasswords2, and then click OK.

Check the "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer" check box, click Apply.

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Posted 13 June 2011 - 12:34 PM

Ah, that's much better. Thank you!

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Posted 13 June 2011 - 05:12 PM

You're welcome :)




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