Get Rid of the Logon Screen
Whether or not you're on a local area network, odds are you don't really need the little logon (login) screen asking for your username and password that comes up when starting Windows95/98. To remove this prompt, follow the following directions:
If you don't have multiple users configured:
Open Control Panel, and double-click on the Network icon.
From the list entitled Primary Network Logon:, choose Windows Logon, and press OK.
Note: If this doesn't work, make sure you didn't initially configure a password for yourself. If you did, Windows 98 will always require it. Double-click on the Passwords icon in Control Panel to choose nothing (leave it blank) for your password.
If you do have multiple users configured:
Run the Registry Editor
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\ Network\ Logon.
Double-click on the Process Logon Script value, and change the data from 00 00 00 00 to 00 00 00 01
If nothing else works:
Install Tweak UI, and double-click the Tweak UI icon in Control Panel.
Choose the Network tab, and check the Log on automatically at system startup option.
Type your username (shown after Log Off in your Start Menu) and your password (leave it blank if you don't have one), and click Ok when you're done.