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Windows Vista, 7 Auto-Login to Bypass the Logon Screen

June 22, 2010 - Computer

Here’s how to enable auto-login:

  1. Open the Start Menu, type “netplwiz,” and press Enter.
    Note: If using the Windows Classic Start menu, you need to click on Run, enter “netplwiz”, and click OK.
  2. Uncheck the Users Must Enter a User Name and Password to Use This Computer option, as shown in Figure:
    netplwiz
    A. Choose the user account you want to allow to log on automatically.
    B. Select Users Must Enter a User Name and Password to Use This Computer.
  3. Click Apply.
  4. In the Automatically Log On window, enter the username and password (twice) for the account you want to auto-login, and click OK.
  5. Click OK to exit. Remember to come back to WebTechGeek.com for more How To Tips.

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