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getz53
04-08-01, 10:57 AM
How do I get rid of the Microsoft Networking logon that pops up every time I boot and asks for a password, and still have access to my home LAN? I am running Windows 98. I have a laptop running Windows 98 SE, and it does not come up that way, but asks for the password as soon as I try to access the LAN. I much prefer that. I looked at the properties for "Client for Microsoft Networks" on both machines, and they appear to be the same.

Thanks!

Dave99
04-08-01, 01:57 PM
In your network control panel, in the 'primary network logon' drop down box, change to 'windows logon' from 'client for microsoft networks'

Dave

getz53
04-08-01, 02:09 PM
I had tried that before I posted, Dave99, but all that does is give me a different logon screen. My laptop comes up without asking for ANY logon or password.

X
04-08-01, 02:17 PM
Go into your \Windows directory and delete any .pwl files. At your next login put in your name and a blank password. Confirm the blank password. No more login screen.

getz53
04-08-01, 03:24 PM
Thanks, X, that was the key.

MrPink
04-10-01, 08:41 AM
I think that Tweak UI will do the same thing and you wont have to enter the password even when you access the lan


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