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Icons & Cntrl+Alt+Del

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    Icons & Cntrl+Alt+Del

    Is there anyway I can have it where when I turn on the computer it automatically goes to the icons, but if I press Cntrl+Alt+Del I can logon to an (hidden) account?

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    Richard G. Harper Guest

    Re: Icons & Cntrl+Alt+Del

    No, you can't have it both ways. When the computer "automatically goes to
    the icons" it's already logged in with whatever account is set up as the
    default. Once the computer is logged in you must log out or switch users to
    access another account. There's no way to make Windows do otherwise.

    "Ayro" <guest@newsgroup-email.com> wrote in message
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    >
    > Is there anyway I can have it where when I turn on the computer it
    > automatically goes to the icons, but if I press Cntrl+Alt+Del I can
    > logon to an (hidden) account?
    >
    >
    > --
    > Ayro

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    Re: Icons & Cntrl+Alt+Del

    Hmm... when I say icons I mean like this:

    ... and it automatically goes to this screen so its not logged on like you said. So what I want to be able to do is press cntrl+alt+del at the screen in the pic above to get to this screen:

    Is it possible? Or is it still impossible? p.s. Sorry I forgot to quote.

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    Richard G. Harper Guest

    Re: Icons & Cntrl+Alt+Del

    Details ALWAYS help. That's a bit different, then. There are any number of
    ways to set an account to be automatically logged on, my personal favorite
    from the Windows XP days on is the Registry edit method:

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315231

    Or if you prefer, do it from within Windows:

    http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/wi...ftCol;post-599

    "Ayro" <guest@newsgroup-email.com> wrote in message
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    >
    > Hmm... when I say icons I mean like this: [image:
    > http://media.wiley.com/Lux/28/80028.image0.jpg]... and it automatically
    > goes to this screen so its not logged on like you said. So what I want
    > to be able to do is press cntrl+alt+del at the screen in the pic above
    > to get to this screen: [image:
    > http://www.intelliadmin.com/image/Wi...n%20Login.jpg]
    > Is it possible? Or is it still impossible?
    > p.s. Sorry I forgot to quote.
    >
    >
    > --
    > Ayro

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    Richard G. Harper Guest

    Re: Icons & Cntrl+Alt+Del

    Before someone else jumps in ... Method #1 is actually from the Windows NT
    days. ;-)

    "Richard G. Harper" <rgharper@newsgroup> wrote in message
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    > Details ALWAYS help. That's a bit different, then. There are any number
    > of ways to set an account to be automatically logged on, my personal
    > favorite from the Windows XP days on is the Registry edit method:
    >
    > http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315231


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