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Disabling domain login on XP

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Hi there.

I have a laptop here that was previously used in a work environment and am now looking to use it in the home.

However, when the laptop is booted up, it gets to the login screen which requires you to press Ctrl+Alt+Delete, type a username, password and then choose a domain to login to.

It may also be possible by leaving the domain, which i also do not know how to do.

What I would like is the classic welcome screen with the nicer UI.

I look forward to hearing from you. Thanks.
Edited by Crooksy - 4/10/11 at 9:51am
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First leave the domain, if any:
Start
right click Computer
Properties
Name
Under domain/wgroup select workgroup and type anything you want.

then go back to the welcome screen:
Control Panel
User Accounts
Find the options to 'use the welcome screen' and CHECK that box.
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Thank you!
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I would Re-install windows also.That laptop will probably run a lot faster
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