Try either of these two:
1) Type regedit in the run box and backup via File>Export>whole registry in
the radio button at lower left>save to desktop>tuck in folder of your choice
where it's retrievable if you need to revert. Navigate to this subkey in
the registry and change the appropriate D_Word value by right clicking it in
the right value pane of the regisry>modify accordingly:
Bypass The Windows XP Log On Screen
To make logon an unattended process:
Click [Start] [Run] and type
The [User Accounts] Property Sheet displays.
On [Users] tab, clear the [Users must enter a user name and password to use
this computer] check box.
Enter a user name and password that should be used to logon automatically in
the dialog box that appears.
Go to [Control Panel] [User Accounts] [Change the Way Users Log On and Off].
Uncheck [Use the Welcome Screen] and [Use Fast User Switching]
"jgrad561" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> installed rc1 and now get guest log in never had password before but now
> one tried nothing but still get error need password what do I do now??