Tag Archive: windows xp

Feb 27

Auto login domain user in Vista (or XP!)

Navigate to: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon Create new string value subkeys: DefaultUserName DefaultPassword DefaultDomainName Change: AutoAdminLogon = 1 If it exists, delete the AutoLogonCount key Remember, if you are not part of a domain, you can setup autologin by using the netplwiz command in the search box. (in XP type "control userpasswords2" in the run box)

Mar 31

The Places Bar

I found a way to edit the Places Bar (You know, the folders on the left side of the open and save dialog) in XP and it works for Vista as well. Basically go here… HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersion Policiescomdlg32Placesbar …and edit the locations; DWORDS are common locations, so you'll have to look them up, but strings are …

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