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VegetaPunk
May 25, 2004, 06:08 PM
Does anyone know how to set a user password to blank? I just want to have the user name to come up and then press ok for it to log on.

Thanks for the help
VegetaPunk

7on
May 25, 2004, 06:10 PM
In Window's control panel, Accounts, then click on your account, then choose change password, then type in your old password, and leave the new password blank

reaper
May 25, 2004, 06:12 PM
Does anyone know how to set a user password to blank? I just want to have the user name to come up and then press ok for it to log on.

Thanks for the help
VegetaPunk

you would have to set up a user name and not fill in the password when you are setting up the account. then you could just hit okay when the dialog popped up.


- reaper

dmbfloydian
May 25, 2004, 06:22 PM
i don't actually know, i'm just showing someone how to use message forums, and this is what i clicked on. best of luck though.

VegetaPunk
May 25, 2004, 06:29 PM
when I do change password or when I first made the user it said that I need to have a longer password (think it wants it to be 8 chars long)

FuzzyBallz
May 25, 2004, 11:37 PM
You never said which version of windows.

If it's WinXP, the pw prompt won't show up if you only have an Admin acct and Guest acct. You can also use PowerToy for windows to auto login/enter pw for you.

SiliconAddict
May 26, 2004, 12:06 AM
Does anyone know how to set a user password to blank? I just want to have the user name to come up and then press ok for it to log on.

Thanks for the help
VegetaPunk


Bad idea. VERY bad idea. Having blank passwords is like screwing without a condom. You'r probably OK for a while but its going to come back to bite you in the long run.

Seriously. If you are looking to automaticly log in use MS's Tweak UI. Set an 8 character password, write it down so in the event of you forgetting and you need it you'll know it, then go and download the tweakUI powertoy here:
Windows 2K/NT: http://www.microsoft.com/ntworkstation/downloads/PowerToys/Networking/NTTweakUI.asp
Windows XP: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/pro/downloads/powertoys.asp


Tweak UI

This PowerToy gives you access to system settings that are not exposed in the Windows XP default user interface, including mouse settings, Explorer settings, taskbar settings, and more.

There is an auto login feature in the list of tweaks and all you have to do is fill out your user name and password and you are set from there on out it will auto log you into windows everytime. Its a way more secure method while still allowing an easy login method.