What is it?
I created a small tool to help facilitate setting the default user to automatically logon to a system.
- Administrator Privileges
- .NET 2.0 or greater
There are 4 registry entries of interest here:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon] AutoAdminLogon=1 DefaultUserName= DefaultPassword= ForceAutoLogon=1
If you don’t want to download and run my program, you can simply copy the above text into notepad, save-as a .reg file and double-click it to run it. Make sure you take care to modify the settings as necessary.
The convenience of my application is that it will list local users so you can simply just click on the desired user and set the information accordingly.
Download from here: AutoLogon (62KB)
- 1/30/2012 – Added Show/Hide for password box and set default to hide password.
- 1/29/2012 – Initial Release for Testing