Windows 2000 Automatically Log On
To keep up the security, Users
have to identify themselves during the Log-on process by
entering their username (and optional a password).
But if you are the only person having access and using the system
(like at home) or if the system runs an automatic process without
any user-control, you like the system to bootup (for example
after a power-lost situation) without the requirement to press
the Ctrl-Alt-DEL and entering your username, you like the boot
process to continue immediately bringing up the desktop, starting
up any program in the "Start-Up" program-folder ( as
possible on Windows 95/98 and Windows NT4 with TweakUI (or a manual Registry
||Windows 2000 offers this functionality
as part of the
"Users and Password" applet in the Control-panel.
||By default, user are
log on (the famous "ctrl-Alt-Del"
during bootup), as defined by
||To bootup without Log-On screen,
select first the default User Name and
then take off the Checkmark.
But this is NOT the "unsecure"
Windows95/98, because even
if you allow such a bootup
without the identification of a
user via the Logon-process,
Windows 2000 ensures a minimum
level of security:
On selecting OK:
||You are prompted to define
the default username (uses by
default the select user of the
previous window) and passsword
to bypass the Logon- window.