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I have tried typing the following:

control userpasswords2

however it only brings up the control panel.

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How To Automatically Log On To a User Account in Windows 7

  • Click on Start and then enter the following command in the search box:

      netplwiz
    

    Press the ENTER key.

    This command will load the Advanced User Accounts control panel applet.

  • In the Users tab, uncheck the box next to Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer.

  • Click on the Apply button at the bottom of the User Accounts window.

  • When the Automatically Log On dialog box appears, enter the user name you wish to automatically login to Windows 7 with. Then enter your account password in the two fields where it's asked.

    Click the OK button.

  • Click OK on the User Accounts window to complete the process.

    From now on, when your PC starts up, Windows 7 will logon automatically.

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