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Configuring your machine for automatic logon

Applies to

  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008 R2


If you are using Windows XP, please see for instructions

  1. From the Windows Desktop, click Start
  2. Type control userpasswords2
  3. Press Enter
  4. This will open the Advanced User Accounts Control Panel applet
  5. In the Users tab, uncheck the box next to Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer
  6. Click the Apply button
  7. When the Automatically Log On dialog box appears, enter the user name you wish to use for automatic logon
  8. Then, enter the password for this user account.
  9. Finally, enter the password a second time for confirmation.
  10. Click the OK button to close the Automatically Log On dialog box
  11. Click the OK button to close the Advanced User Accounts Control Panel applet.
  12. Restart the computer to ensure that Auto-Logon is working as expected.


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