XP needs to logon problem

By maniacgeorge ยท 6 replies
Apr 28, 2008
  1. hi,
    I am running XP home edition. I have one account for my computer with no password but xp always loads the login screen and I have to click the login button for my settings to load. Obviously this is annoying because I can't just leave my machine to start up fully. I've looked in control panel,user accounts and there are two accounts my "owner" account and one called "ASP.net Machine A". This doesn't appear on the logon screen and I don't remember creating it. It calls itself a "limited" account.

    Why dosen't this second account show up? Can I just delete it and my computer will auto login? Or is there another way?
  2. jimjams

    jimjams TS Rookie Posts: 39

    Delete it from user accounts

    or to require no password at log-in to auto log-in

    then go to start > run > control userpasswords2

    untick users must enter a username and password to use this computer
  3. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

    No, you didn't create that ASP Net account- Microsoft did and put it on your computer! I removed it as soon as I found it on mine!
  4. zipperman

    zipperman TS Rookie Posts: 1,179   +7

    Mine does this too,even has my avater.
    Read the message of where to change this.I get 1 anyway.
    I think it's go to Control Panel/Users accounts.
  5. maniacgeorge

    maniacgeorge TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 19

    thanks guys-you rock!
  6. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,188   +470

    When you install .NET Framework from Windows Update that ASP Net account gets installed. At least that's one way it get on there. I just delete the account too, then I don't get that login screen.
  7. zipperman

    zipperman TS Rookie Posts: 1,179   +7

    Thats right

    Thanks,now i know how and why i get it.
    Heres where you control it.
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