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I am relatively new to Macs, but dove right in and have 4 Macs in my household now.

This week I rec'd 2 new MacBook Airs with Lion preinstalled. When powering up, both display a login screen requiring a click on the user icon. Both Airs only have 1 user each. My older Macs, that initially had SL and were upgraded to Lion, do not display such a login screen.

Each of the 4 Macs only has 1 user account, and none of the accounts have passwords. Any ideas why such an inconsistency?

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There is no discrepancy here. Auto login is not the default of any clean installation of OS X nor of any Mac out-of-the-box, which means that sometime in the past it has been enabled on the 2 older Macs.

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There is no discrepancy here. Auto login is not the default of any clean installation of OS X nor of any Mac out-of-the-box, which means that sometime in the past it has been enabled on the 2 older Macs.
Interesting...don't remember making such a change, but I must have changed something.

I just checked both my MBA and iMac, and the "Disable Automatic Login" option is OFF on both machines.
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Figured it out...ignore this post! Sorry!
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