Boot Windows before you log in

It’s a registry hack, but it’s definitely worth while when you don’t feel like waiting for the secondary boot up after you type in your password.
Well, with a registry hack and using PowerToys for XP, you can have the system bootup fully yet still have the computer be locked down. Check it out here. One bad thing about this. You have to have it autologin to one account. Not the best solution on a shared computer, but if you’re not sharing then it shouldn’t be an issue.

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