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    • Zinco
    • By Zinco 9th Apr 18, 4:22 PM
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    How to Remove log in screen in Windows 10?
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    • 9th Apr 18, 4:22 PM
    How to Remove log in screen in Windows 10? 9th Apr 18 at 4:22 PM
    Does anyone know please?

    I don't have a password set, yet i have to first click a silly photo, then the log in page before reaching my desktop.
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    • neilmcl
    • By neilmcl 9th Apr 18, 4:31 PM
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    • 9th Apr 18, 4:31 PM
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    • 9th Apr 18, 4:31 PM
    I'm not sure why it's doing that. On my laptop there's a non-password, guest account and if anyone has used it any subsequent startup will go straight into the desktop bypassing the login screen. In fact I find it a bit of a pain because you have to then manually log out of that account and log in to one of the password enabled accounts to stop it from doing it.
    • Le_Kirk
    • By Le_Kirk 9th Apr 18, 4:34 PM
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    • 9th Apr 18, 4:34 PM
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    • 9th Apr 18, 4:34 PM
    Here is one way I found by asking Auntie Google.
    • John Gray
    • By John Gray 9th Apr 18, 4:36 PM
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    • 9th Apr 18, 4:36 PM
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    • 9th Apr 18, 4:36 PM
    https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=windows+10+automatic+login

    It's not difficult...
    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 9th Apr 18, 6:08 PM
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    • 9th Apr 18, 6:08 PM
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    • 9th Apr 18, 6:08 PM
    I'm not sure why it's doing that. On my laptop there's a non-password, guest account and if anyone has used it any subsequent startup will go straight into the desktop bypassing the login screen. In fact I find it a bit of a pain because you have to then manually log out of that account and log in to one of the password enabled accounts to stop it from doing it.
    Originally posted by neilmcl

    It's a known issue with guest account enabled

    Go here :

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Curr entVersion\Authentication\LogonUI\ClearAutologon]
    "Enabled"=dword:00000001
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    • custardy
    • By custardy 9th Apr 18, 6:12 PM
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    • 9th Apr 18, 6:12 PM
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    • 9th Apr 18, 6:12 PM
    Must admit I miss the face sign in option when Im not on my Surface.
    Having to log in with a keyboard is a pain in comparison
    • AndyPix
    • By AndyPix 9th Apr 18, 6:16 PM
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    • 9th Apr 18, 6:16 PM
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    • 9th Apr 18, 6:16 PM
    ^^ Get yourself an Intel Realsense camera and do it on your computer
    Running with scissors since 1978
    • custardy
    • By custardy 9th Apr 18, 6:44 PM
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    • 9th Apr 18, 6:44 PM
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    • 9th Apr 18, 6:44 PM
    ^^ Get yourself an Intel Realsense camera and do it on your computer
    Originally posted by AndyPix
    bit of a luxury just to sign in

    *says the guy with the ridiculous luxury of a Surface book!*
    • Tarambor
    • By Tarambor 10th Apr 18, 5:05 AM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 5:05 AM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 5:05 AM
    Does anyone know please?

    I don't have a password set, yet i have to first click a silly photo, then the log in page before reaching my desktop.
    Originally posted by Zinco
    1) Set a password on your account.

    2) Click on Start Button, select Run and type netplwiz in the box.

    3) Select your account in the next window and untick the box highlighted in the picture below.



    4) Click Apply, enter the password you created in the dialogue box that pops up then OK. Your computer will now automatically log onto that account when it starts up.
    • Zinco
    • By Zinco 10th Apr 18, 7:25 AM
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    Thankyou for all the replies and links.

    Unfortunately it didn't work, and i still have to first click on a photo, then the log in page before reaching my desktop.
    • wongataa
    • By wongataa 10th Apr 18, 8:28 AM
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    1) Set a password on your account.

    2) Click on Start Button, select Run and type netplwiz in the box.
    Originally posted by Tarambor
    You do know that you don't have to select Run? Just press the Windows button on the keyboard/click the start button and then you can just start typing.
    • wongataa
    • By wongataa 10th Apr 18, 8:29 AM
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    Thankyou for all the replies and links.

    Unfortunately it didn't work, and i still have to first click on a photo, then the log in page before reaching my desktop.
    Originally posted by Zinco
    I think there is another setting somewhere that you have to select to allow auto logon now you have a password.
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