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OS 10.4 - disabling password log in


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so I've had my security preferences set on "disable automatic log in" for years now...I just recently unchecked that selection as to allow my imac to log in without a password however, it still asks for a password in order to sign in...why is this? am I missing something?
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try the Accounts prefs, there is a button Login Options right beneath the list of users
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thanks! I just realized I missed this option because it was grayed out, the change settings was locked.
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