Once you configure Netplwiz, you no longer need to enter a password to login to Windows. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help. It also does not disable if the lock screen is set to activate after a period of inactivity. I'm the only one who uses this computer and do not want to enter a password. In the past, what I have done is change the DefaultUserName string to the patron account. Automatic login does not disable the lock screen if the device is set to require a password when waking up from sleep.
The patron account has a password. To turn it off, you should revert the registry changes you have made. Optionally, delete the DefaultPassword key. You must be signed in as an administrator to be able to do the steps in this tutorial. It starts to the login screen and shows my Microsoft account and Other user. Here is what is going wrong this time. If you have an account with no password, but you don't want that account to log in automatically you previously had to have a logon script that would set.
Hey Brink, I am working on this on a Windows 10 Lab Build and it looks like 1709 is doing something that ignores this if the computer is restarted by the logged in user. If not, setup a password for your user account now. Hi, Welcome to Microsoft Community and thank you for your interest in Windows 10. To start, search for regedit in the Start menu and open it. I then create the DefaultPassword string and fill in the password. Windows 10 lock screen allows you to secure access to your personal files and programs.
If you try it you may see what I mean. Next time you restart the computer you will be automatically logged inwithout having to enter a password. This method is especially useful if your Windows 10 links to some domain. If you have any doubts regarding this issues can comment us below. I have a different, but related situation. Any way to revert changes o check the registry or debug what is going on? The downside of this method is that your password will be stored in plain text. This may take a couple of seconds during the boot.
Method I: Set it directly from the Settings app Although this method is very easy and works in 99% of the cases, people forget about it and keep searching for complicated ways to do it. In the main window enter your username, domain name, and your password. Using Autologon Software The easiest way to auto log in to your Windows machine is to use a free Sysinternals tool called Autologon. Configure your login settings via the User Accounts panel. Notice that all our three methods are certified and safe ways without any hacks or third party apps. Obviously automatic login poses a security risk but if are ready to take that risk then the following procedure explain how to setup auto login in Windows 10.
I have no clue, I'm not making the statement, my computer is. To begin with, back up your important files to prevent permanent data loss. I assume it is referring to the fact that when I turn on the computer it does not ask for login when loading Windows, instead it logs into Windows directly. Original title: Deleting the password Hi , Welcome to Microsoft Community. Thanks, Beems If you have an account with no password, that option doesn't work. If you want to undo the changes and password-protect your computer, you should disable auto logon.
To use the tool, you will need to follow the steps below. So now I have: and is HomeUsers; Administrators and only HomeUsers and the pass is sought only for as it was the first few days, but the login begins with the other account that does not have password and don't really exist. A little history: Initially RoboForm was a great little tool. You will be instantly taken to the required key. I understand that it is a requirement that this account has no password, and that you have tried all ways to fight against Windows auto login.
. But under some circumstances, you might want to have Windows open directly to the desktop. For a few days at login I had to write my Microsoft password. No doubt, typing your password each time you fire up your computer might seem a deeply redundant procedure. The process of setting up automatic login to Windows 10 is similar to the one of Windows 7 and 8 versions. Enable Automatic Login In Windows 10 Follow the steps below to enable automatic login.
This method can be applied for both local user account and Microsoft account. The truth is, your machine is actually full of critical data, such as your bank card details, login credentials, insurance details, personal correspondence, etc. Once you do this Restart your System and you can see that Windows will no longer ask your Password. According to my opinion, the Second method is much easier than 3rd and 4th. I then go back to my admin account and change the entry back to 0. Method 2: Turn on Automatic Sign-in Using Registry For some of the reasons if you are unable to log in automatically to configure Windows 10. The above information that I have mentioned might be helpful to log in your Windows 10 device automatically without entering a password all the times.