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Logon Username Or Password Is Incorrect


When i first got my brand new laptop with win7, i thought i would automate the logon procedure. I think i used task scheduler, which looked completely different to windows xp (what i was used to)i managed to get this thing to run every time the computer starts, but ive made a silly mistake. I just put a login name and a password and forgot that windows uses "workgroup" as a default domain (or something like that. Such as alphacomputer/martin as the login part) because of my little error it now gives me that annoying error (the name or pwd is wrong) every time i boot the computer: so i have to type my password manually, each time, which is exactly what i wanted to avoid.

My big problem is i cannot find the little schedule that i put in originally. Please can someone explain how i can search for the scheduled task. It is so different from xp, and there are 225 active tasks once the computer is logged in as me. (I tried a quick fix downloading tweak for win7-which has an auto logon feature- and it fixed the problem, but unfortunately this version of tweak is not free and expires, leaving the original problem).


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The Username Or Password Is Incorrect

I too am, or was, receiving this message as soon as i turned my win 7 hm os on. I bought the pc from fry's electronics and it was an open box - previous display model. Obviously when they put it on display they did the first turn on (and thus i lost the opportunity to go through the orientation/demonstration of win 7), but they also obviously put a password on with the administrator, and that must be what the pc starts to.

I tried following the advice:
  
It's as i expected: you're driving on auto-pilot with an incorrect password. Now do this:
1. Tick the box.
2. Single-click your account name.
3. Untick the box.
4. Click ok.
5. Enter your password (=blank) when prompted.
6. Reboot to check things.
7. If all is well, make a note of the process for future reference.

But if the "tick" means a single left clicked on the "okay", when i did it took me to my user name sign on screen. Seeking to rid the first step, i followed the advise:

It's as i expected: you're driving on auto-pilot with an incorrect password. Now do this:
1. Tick the box.
2. Single-click your account name.
3. Untick the box.
4. Click ok.
5. Enter your password (=blank) when prompted.
6. Reboot to check things.
7. If all is well, make a note of the process for future reference

Now the pc turns onto to my desktop totally bypassing the requirement for me, or anyone who turns it on, to have to enter a password. Can anyone help me possibly returning to the setting when the pc was first turned on out of the box, without a total restart.


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