Auto-logon in Windows XP Professional

Having trouble finding the place where to enable auto-logon in Windows XP Professional? Since it's not so secure, it's well hidden. If you still want the functionality, do the following:

  1. Click Start, Run and enter CONTROL USERPASSWORDS2
  2. In the list of users, highlight the user account you want automatically logged on.
  3. Uncheck Users must enter a Username and password.
  4. Click Apply.
  5. In the next dialog, enter the password for the account you selected in Step 2, if any
  6. OK your way out.

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