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[Solved] Windows XP - How to enable Auto login for Windows XP (no need to enter username or password)

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Golden oldie, since I was tinkering with some virtual machines ... 
Just posting it here for my own reference (probably will never need it again).

To enable auto login on Windows XP follow the following steps:

  1. Click Run from the Start Menu
  2. Enter: "control userpasswords2" (without the double quotes of course) and Click Ok.
  3. In the upcoming window select the user you want to auto login.
  4. Uncheck "Users must enter a user name and password" and Click Ok.
  5. A dialog will popup: Enter password for that user and you're good to go ...