delete all user accounts, clean boot past choosing a user

Posted: 08-11-2007, 01:52 PM
I don't need any users on my Windows XP PC. Can I delete all users so that
on bootup it doesn't stop and ask me to click on a user icon? I don't want
to have to choose a user to be able to boot. Thanks, Bob

delete all user accounts, clean boot past choosing a user


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Shenan Stanley
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Re: delete all user accounts, clean boot past choosing a user
Posted: 08-11-2007, 02:03 PM
Bob wrote:
> I don't need any users on my Windows XP PC. Can I delete all users
> so that on bootup it doesn't stop and ask me to click on a user
> icon? I don't want to have to choose a user to be able to boot.
Sorry. Windows XP always has users (multiple).
Even if you cannot log in as some of them, even if you don't even know a few
exist - multiple.

You can easily make it automatically log on as YOUR user though. My
suggestion is to get TweakUI from Microsoft and install it, run it and set
the logon optrions to automatically logon your user with your users
password. That method won't be easily broken by anything and is the
simplest method for non-tech people to do.

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Bob
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Re: delete all user accounts, clean boot past choosing a user
Posted: 08-11-2007, 05:26 PM
Shenan, Thanks so much. TweakUI works great!
Hey, you wouldn't know how to unfreeze a mouse cursor without having to
reboot? It happens occasionally. Do I need an updated mouse driver? I have
been closing all applications at end of day. Might occur once every 10-20
days. Thanks, Bob

"Shenan Stanley" wrote:
> Bob wrote:
> > I don't need any users on my Windows XP PC. Can I delete all users
> > so that on bootup it doesn't stop and ask me to click on a user
> > icon? I don't want to have to choose a user to be able to boot.
>
> Sorry. Windows XP always has users (multiple).
> Even if you cannot log in as some of them, even if you don't even know a few
> exist - multiple.
>
> You can easily make it automatically log on as YOUR user though. My
> suggestion is to get TweakUI from Microsoft and install it, run it and set
> the logon optrions to automatically logon your user with your users
> password. That method won't be easily broken by anything and is the
> simplest method for non-tech people to do.
>
> --
> Shenan Stanley
> MS-MVP
> --
> How To Ask Questions The Smart Way
> http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html
>
>
>
 
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