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This step-by-step article describes how to configure an automatic administrator logon for Recovery Console. If you configure an automatic administrator logon, anyone can use Recovery Console to access your computer. They will not be prompted for an administrative password.
Configure automatic administrator logon for Recovery ConsoleTo set an automatic administrator logon for the Recovery Console, complete the following steps while you are logged on with administrative credentials:
After you complete this procedure, the SecurityLevel DWORD registry value data is set to 1 in the following registry key:
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