Windows 10: Boot straight to desktop? Solved

  1.    26 Jan 2015 #1

    Boot straight to desktop?

    HI Group, I'm wondering if anyone running build 9926 has found a way to Boot straight to desktop without any login prompts? Appreciate your help. Bob
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       26 Jan 2015 #2

    Oh boy! Forgive me if this gets L...o...n...g.

    I tried so many things on my first install of Windows 10, 9926, that I got it totally screwed up.
    Nothing that I found, here or elsewhere seemed to work for me.
    Oh, on that first install, the time was off, and the only time zone presented was the Pacific time zone.*

    So I grabbed another spare HD and did a fresh new install to the new drive. Going very carefully through the first few screens in the Setup, I found one little line in one of the login screens that said Log In without a Microsoft Account. (or something like that),
    I went there and VOILA I was able to finish the install without ever putting in a password.
    * On my second install, all of the time zones were presented, like what I'm used to.

    Now when I boot to Windows 10, it goes right to the Desktop.

    Then I tried loading the Classic shell and found out I had an old and incompatible version. So I went to the Classic Shell homepage and found a Green Line there, where I could download the latest version for Windows 10.

    So now I have Windows 10 booting to my classic desktop..... just like my Windows XP or Windows 8.1.
    I hope that helps.

    But, try as I may, I still don't have Windows Mail working. There has to be a way. ???

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  3.    26 Jan 2015 #3

    Bob Hansen said: View Post
    HI Group, I'm wondering if anyone running build 9926 has found a way to Boot straight to desktop without any login prompts? Appreciate your help. Bob
    Bob this is in the tutorial, this will help.

    Sign in User Account Automatically at Windows 10 Startup
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