Enable autologon in Windows Server 2008


To make the option “Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer” visible on a domain joined Windows Server 2008 do the following:

1. Run the following comand in cmd:
reg add “HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon” /v AutoAdminLogon /t REG_SZ /d “1” /f

2. Click start, run. Write: control userpasswords2 and click ok to “open advanced user accounts control panel”.
control userpasswords2

3. Make sure “Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer” is disable. Click ok.

4. Specify username and password to use in autologon.
autologon


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