Password request when computer powered on

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by eyebeaz, Oct 2, 2008.

  1. eyebeaz macrumors 6502

    Oct 22, 2006
    I had to change my password for the admin account on my computer by inserting a start up disk because the password was lost. Now every time I power on, the password is requested before OS X loads up. Is there a way to turn this feature off? I have messed around with system preferences and found nothing. Any help is appreciated.
  2. Sun Baked macrumors G5

    Sun Baked

    May 19, 2002

    System Preferences > Accounts > Login Options > Automatic Login > Currently Disabled
  3. eyebeaz thread starter macrumors 6502

    Oct 22, 2006
  4. logana macrumors 65816


    Feb 4, 2006
    That's why it is asking for a password..

    Click the padlock at the bottom and select the user name in automatic login drop-down and you should then log-in automatically.

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