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Make Windows Start Without Asking for a Password

Posted On 2005-11-1 by FortyPoundHead
Keywords: Make Windows Start Without Asking for a Password (Windows 9x)
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Does Windows prompt you for a password every time you boot up even though you're the only one using the PC? Follow these instructions to make Windows automatically start up without prompting you for a password.
Windows 9x passwords are stored in a Password List file, these files are stored in the Windows directory and named after your username, they can be recognised by their .PWL extension.
For example if your username was 'John' then your password file would probably be 'c:\windows\john.pwl'
To remove the password prompt start by finding the PWL file relating to your username and delete it.
Now restart Windows and you'll be prompted for a password, don't type anything in the Password box and simply click OK.


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