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Windows-7 is configured to automatically login on boot. I want to change which user it logins to.

more details I have 3 accounts:

  • Administator
    • administrator
    • no password
    • default for auto login
  • Mine
    • administrator
    • password protected
    • I want this to be the default
  • Other
    • standard user
    • no password
  • Guest (disabled)
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up vote 6 down vote accepted

Open up run and type in control userpasswords2

Choose the account you want to auto-login with and uncheck [users must enter a username and password to use this computer]

Click [Apply] You should be prompted to enter in the username and password.

For more details, please see:

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I figured it out. You didn't answer the question directly but your answer helped. My problem was the checkbox was already unchecked. I had to check it first then follow your instructions. – deft_code Jan 17 '10 at 5:05

This is the easiest way. ;-) Download and run the SysInternal's "AutoLogon" program from...

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What does he do after he downloads and runs this? Can you please elaborate on how this software can help, and how to use it to accomplish this task? – Moses Sep 17 '13 at 21:43

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