Securing an auto logon in Windows XP

Perhaps you prefer to have Windows XP automatically log you on to the system at start up, but because you're concerned with security you choose to manually log on. With an Autologon configuration, you can turn on your computer in the morning and, say, go get a cup of coffee. When you return, your system has logged on, loaded all the start-up programs, and is ready for you to sit down and go to work—no waiting involved.

The bad thing is that while you're away, anyone can sit down at your computer and do whatever they want. Wouldn't it be nice if you could have your computer be totally ready to work, yet still password-protected when you return with your coffee? Well, you can! Securing an auto logon in Windows XP

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 9th February 2006 3:10AM