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AD automatic boot up and log in

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#1 cycle


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Posted 19 September 2011 - 09:53 AM

I hope this is the right forum for this... I have a network running Active Directory and on my Windows 7 box. It boots to, "press CNTRL-ALT-Delete to log in". I know this is a AD screen, however I would like the computer to automatically log in and boot all the way up when powered on.

I can press Cntrl-Alt-Del and login in manually with no problem. However, I would like to bypass having to do this, but still be in the AD domain.

Is this possible with AD?

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#2 cryptodan


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Posted 19 September 2011 - 11:09 AM

I found this, but I ma unsure if it will work or not.


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Posted 01 October 2011 - 06:34 PM

Part of the security features of being on a domain is the requirement to log in manually. The CTRL-ALT-DELETE requirement exists to verify someone is sitting at the keyboard which blocks several simple hacking methods. Having the computer auto login would completely bypass the most basic security since anyone who could access your computer would have instant access and it would be logged as being done by you.
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