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I want to setup my HTPC for remote PC access; however, I don't want to put in a password (for admin) because I want the PC to login automatically when I turn it on. After all, its an HTPC... Anyone know how I can do this?

If you suggest freeware, it has to work with a MacBook (OSX).
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Originally Posted by PeaceMaker View Post
I want to setup my HTPC for remote PC access; however, I don't want to put in a password (for admin) because I want the PC to login automatically when I turn it on. After all, its an HTPC... Anyone know how I can do this?

If you suggest freeware, it has to work with a MacBook (OSX).
Cant you just set it up with a password and use the policy editor to automate the login?

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What OS is on it? You can set it up with autologin in the regisrty and still use a password, it will log in with the password set in the registry but require you to enter the password when using RDP. Would this work for your goal?
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you need a password or remote desktop to work. so just set one for the admin account and follow this : http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...y-startup.html
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Cant you just set it up with a password and use the policy editor to automate the login?

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No idea what the policy editor is... but the link below seems like it will do the trick.

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What OS is on it? You can set it up with autologin in the regisrty and still use a password, it will log in with the password set in the registry but require you to enter the password when using RDP. Would this work for your goal?
Windows 7 Pro -- yes this will work; but the link below is much easier.

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you need a password or remote desktop to work. so just set one for the admin account and follow this : http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...y-startup.html
My solution +reps

I'll try that tonight.
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