Logging on

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by robf3, Mar 20, 2008.

  1. robf3 macrumors newbie

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    Mar 13, 2008
    #1
    New to Mac, would like to know how to sign in with password instead of auto log,on my pc when starting up window appears asking for password,comments and suggestions appreciated.
    tia

    Bob
     
  2. Fiveos22 macrumors 65816

    Fiveos22

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    Nov 20, 2003
    #2
    Go to System Preferences and you can change password settings under the "Users" menu.
     
  3. wrldwzrd89 macrumors G5

    wrldwzrd89

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    Jun 6, 2003
    Location:
    Solon, OH
    #3
    This is easy to do. There are two ways to do it: for just you, or for all users of the computer.

    If you want to disable it for yourself only, open System Preferences, click Accounts, click Login Options, and uncheck the box that says "Automatically log in as (username)". If it's dimmed, you'll need to click the lock to make changes first (you'll be prompted for your password).

    To disable it for all users, open System Preferences, click Security, then check the box that says "Disable automatic login".
     

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