Both Windows 2000 and XP do support automatic login, although it's not recommended as being a potential security problem. That said, to enable automatic login for a given account in Windows 2000, follow the instructions here: http://www.computerhope.com/issues/ch000296.htm. For Windows XP, there's a few different ways to do it – see http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/Autologon.htm for more details on how this can be done.
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