NW Client Auto Login Registry - Win2K
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By Bradford Thorpe
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Posted: 4 Mar 2002
I have recently set up a series of updates which I required the PC to automatically login after reboots to simplify the process for the IT staff.
I found a problem when I tried to ZEN the required registry settings to set the AutoAdminLogin to "1". ZEN just wouldn't place the settings in the registry.
OK, so I exported the reg file from the App object and double-clicking the file I got information entered successfully but still no automatic login. After some serious soul-searching I found that the heading on my registry file was not what Win2K was looking for. I had to change the heading from:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
before the registry settings would stay in and auto login on reboot.
No idea why, myself, but useful to know anyway.
If you have any questions you may contact Bradford at firstname.lastname@example.org
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