Tip & How-To about Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition x64 for PC

Auto Logon in Windows 2003

Old but nevertheless good. The auto logon can be accomplished by means of Registry modifying, or by use of 3rd-party tools.
To configure auto logon through the Registry follow these steps:

  1. Open Registry Editor.
  2. In Registry Editor, navigate to the following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
  1. Create or modify the following value (REG_SZ):
and enter the exact username you'd like to use.
Then, create or modify the following value (REG_SZ):
and enter the exact password you'd like to use.
Note: The password is stored in clear text, allowing anyone with access to the registry (either locally or remotely) to see your password. Use with extreme caution!
Next, create or modify the following value (REG_SZ):
and enter a value of 1.
Finally, create or modify the following value (REG_SZ):
and enter the domain name you wish to logon to.
Note: As always, before making changes to your registry you should always make sure you have a valid backup. In cases where you're supposed to delete or modify keys or values from the registry it is possible to first export that key or value(s) to a .REG file before performing the changes.
  1. Close Registry Editor and reboot the computer.
Note: As far as I know, this trick will NOT work if the user does not have a password. It will only work once, but for subsequent logons it will stop working.

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after shutdown my computer i see blue screen saying: stop c000021a fatal system error, please solved this problem.

Perform the following steps to configure Dr. Watson as the default debugger program to record user-mode program errors:
  1. Open Start menu, select Run, type Drwtsn32.exe -I and then press Enter. This command sets Dr. Watson as the default debugger.
  2. Next, run the Drwtsn32.exe command.
  3. In the Dr. Watson for Windows dialog box, select the following check boxes:
    • Append to Existing Log File
    • Visual Notification
    • Create Crash Dump File
  4. Now, when your computer restarts after the STOP 0xC000021A error is generated, run the Dr. Watson command.
  5. Here, view the paths to the Dr. Watson and User.dmp logs.
  6. Open Windows Explorer, navigate to the log files and then open them.
  7. Here, check the cause behind the STOP 0xC000021A error.
Most of the time, this error occurs due to the failure of the Winlogon.exe process. This usually happens if a faulty third-party Graphical Identification and Authentication (GINA) DLL exists on your system. GINA is a replaceable DLL component that is used to perform the following tasks:
  • Implement the authentication policy of the interactive logon model.
  • Perform user interactions, such as authentication and identification.
At times, a remote control software may replace the default GINA DLL file, msgina.dll, on your computer and you may face the stop error. This is the reason why it is a good idea to first check if you have a third-party msgina.dll on your computer. To do this, run the regedit command to open the Registry Editor tool. Here, navigate to the following registry key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
Here, check if the value GinaDLL REG_SZ is on the right pane. If the value is there and its value is different from msgina.dll then it means that a third-party software has changed this value. In case this value is not there, it implies that that your system uses msgina.dll as the default DLL file for GINA.
If this error follows a new driver, service or third-party software installation, you must try to uninstall this new software to repair the error. To do this, you may use a good third-party program uninstaller tool, such as Perfect Uninstaller to ensure complete removal. You may also try to install an update for the software, if it is available.
You may also try to boot your computer with Last known good configuration information to see if the error goes. If nothing works, you may have to perform and in-place upgrade of your operating system to resolve the error.
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Driver Update: Many errors are related to driver problems such as obsolete, outdated or incompatible drivers. A driver update tool is recommended to scan your system for corrupted and outdated drivers and to ensure that all your drivers stay up-to-date.

hope this helps

Nov 17, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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IF you mean "File Sharing" as in your own network of PC's on your network, then all you need to do is turn off sharing option within windows. Your router will not set sharing your folders, drives, printers, etc.

Check your windows setting in "Networks", then "Sharing" and set the appropriate options for your needs.

Hope that helps.


Apr 15, 2009 | Linksys Wireless-G WRT54G Router

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all the files are gone so how do i get them back.

if your files are deleted from recycle bin you should try 3rd party recovery software to get them back from internet.
if you are unable to logon in xp ,when your computer starts press f8 and then select the option last known good configuration .if that also dont solve your problem use your xp cd ...boot from cd and when asked press f2 for automated system recovery.....................
Good Luck.
Please let me know your feed-back.

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Apr 29, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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