Windows 7 provides the Welcome screen for security reasons where the user should provide the username and password in order to log in. Even this is a very good security practice in some cases you may need to log on automatically into Windows 7. In this, we will look at how to log on automatically in Windows 7 as a workstation or domain computer.
Logon Automatically For Current User In Windows 7
The automatic login is configured via the
User Accounts configuration. The User Account configuration can be opened with the
netplwiz command which can be executed via the Start Menu.
The User tab of the User Accounts provides the
Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer configuration which is checked by default. First disable this configuration by unchecking the checkbox.
Apply button is clicked the users password prompt displayed in order to put the username and password in order to use for autologin. The
Password is also confirmed with the
Confirm Password . The las step is clicking to the
Logon Automatically In Windows 7 with Domain Computer
The previous description to log on automatically in Windows is a computer that is not joined into a Domain. If the computer is joined into a domain that regularly occurs in corporate environments the automatic log-in can be also activated a bit different way too. But I warn you that this is not a secure way and this can also breach your corporate policy about security.
The complete configuration is done via the Registry. So first open the registery editor with the
regedit command from the Start Menu.
Then navigate to the following registery key.
AutoAdminLogon key as string type. Set the value as 1 in order to enable logon.
Also add the following registry keys
DefaultPassword and set related data as string type.