Jul

Auto Logon a Domain User Account Under Windows 7 / Vista

Sometimes you need to autologon a domain user account, say for the reception waiting area pc or an EPOS.  Well here you go:

  1. Open regedit
  2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
  3. If DefaultUserName registry value name is not present, create a new String Value (REG_SZ) with value name as DefaultUserName.  Double click DefaultUserName, type the user name you wish to autologon and click OK.
  4. If DefaultPassword registry value name is not present, create a new String Value (REG_SZ) with value name as DefaultPassword.  Double click DefaultPassword, type the password for the user account and click OK.
  5. If DefaultDomainName registry value name is not present, create a new String Value (REG_SZ) with value name as DefaultDomainName.  Double click DefaultDomainName, type the domain name of the user account and click OK.
  6. If AutoAdminLogon registry value name is not present, create a new String Value (REG_SZ) with value name as AutoAdminLogon as the value name.  Double click
  7. AutoAdminLogon, type 1 in the box and click OK.
  8. If the AutoLogonCount key exists, delete it.
  9. Close the Registry Editor.
  10. Restart Windows.

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