Windows XP will not go to welcome screen even with 2 password accounts

By brianl0646
Feb 11, 2005
  1. I have 2 password protected accounts on windows XP. I have use welcome screen and use fast user switching checked. When I turn on the computer it logs on to one of the accounts and bypasses the welcome screen. Any explanation? Has anyone seen this before? I can't find anything that addresses it in the MS knowledge base. Any help will be appreciated.

  2. isatippy

    isatippy TS Rookie Posts: 497


    That happens to me to but if I had two accounts it wouldn't bypass it maybe you should have to accounts and not use the one, or there could be a setting in user accounts that you could change. :)
  3. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,202   +422

    Have you ever run "Control Userpasswords2" and unchecked "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer"? How about checking to make sure it's still checked.
  4. brianl0646

    brianl0646 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks, that worked. I always thought if you had use welcome screen checked and had passwords on both accounts it would go to the welcome screen.

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