Operating Systems Vista

Fixing Windows Exporer and other Vista problems

Windows Explorer in Vista is enough to drive one to drink, not least for its constant inability to remember folder preferences. has a great solution at

PCMag also has a link to that solution and some other good advice here.



WARNING: This is a Security Risk.  Do this only if you are willing to accept that.

To have your system login automatically, complete the following steps;

  • Click Start and type ‘netplwiz’ in Start Search.
  • In the User accounts dialogue, uncheck “Users must enter a username and password to use this computer”.
  • Click Apply.
  • In the new dialog box that opens type the name and password of the account you wish to set for auto-logon by default.
  • Click OK and close the dialogue.