JSI Tip 4737. How do I set automatic administrator logon for the Recovery Console?

If your computer is physically secure, you may wish to enable logon to the Recovery Console without the need to enter a password:

1. Control Panel / Administrative Tools / Local Security Policy.

2. Security Settings / Local Policies / Security Options.

3. Double-click the Recovery Console: Allow automatic administrative logon policy.

4. Set it to Enable.

5. Press OK and close the snap-in.

6. Repeat steps 1 - 2 to be sure that the Effective Setting is Enabled.

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