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Subject: Re: winsdr auto start
From: Angel sismos@..............
Date: Tue, 24 Jan 2006 12:23:49 +0000
You can try to run WinSDR as a service and give it permission to
interact with the desktop. Microsoft makes a tool that works
sometimes to make programs run a service. I think it is call "srvany"
I have used it successfully with Seislog and other programs that
needed to run before user credential were entered.
In the end I would get away from W98.
Tuesday, January 24, 2006, 5:37:52 AM, you wrote:
> I'm using windows 98. It has a little different setup in the
> control panel. The password and users are in separate locations. It
> seems that what I need to disable is the network password prompt.
> apsn wrote:
> What I do is disable the need for an administrator name and password
> thus bypassing the login prompt upon startup.
> In Windows 2000, you can find it under Start, Control Panel, Users
> and Passwords, and ensure that the checkbox for "Users must enter a
> user name and password to use this computer" is unchecked. Realize,
> of course, that doing this means your PC is wide open to everyone who
> has physical access to it. Also, make sure the screen saver is not
> password protected as it also interfered with proper operation.
> With these changes, I got WinSDR (in the startup list) working. And
> it runs maximized upon cold boot up.
> This is the only way I found to get WinSDR to run upon cold boot in
> Windows 2000. If there are other ways, I'd like to hear them.
> Good luck,
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