Enable Automatic Sign-In on Windows Computer

March 2018

By default, Windows will prompt you for a username and password each time that you turn on your computer. This security feature is meant to prevent against unauthorized access to your user account. However, if you'd like skip this mandatory step, there's a simple way to disable the login screen password on your computer.

How To Disable Windows 10 Login Screen Password

Press the [Windows] + [R] buttons on your keyboard to open the Run command. Type the
command, and click OK to open the User Accounts dialogue window. Go to the Users tab, and clear the checkbox that reads User must enter a username and password to use this computer:

Click the Apply button, and enter your current password to save the operation. Type your password in the Password and Confirm Password fields, and click OK:

The next time that you boot up your computer, it will take you directly to your user session, with no password required.

How To Disable Windows 8 Login Screen Password

From the home screen, press the Windows key + R on your keyboard to launch the Run window. Next, type control userpasswords2, then pressOK.

Next, uncheck the box next to Users must enter a username and password to use this computer. Click OK, enter your current password, then click OK.

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Published by jak58. Latest update on March 9, 2018 at 07:21 PM by owilson.
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