Windows 10: Dual Account Image's On Welcome Screen Solved

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  1. Posts : 23,701
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
       04 Mar 2015 #21

    Davy49 said: View Post
    Hi All,
    I remembered where I found the answer for this: Sign on displays image twice - Microsoft Community

    It's an EASY fix: " In the Search box, type local security policy. Click on local policies, security options, then scroll down and right click on Interactive Logon: do not display last user name. Click Properties and Click Enabled, Apply and OK. Restart the computer." It WORKS !!

    David

    Just a FYI. That would enable users having to enter both their user name and password on the sign in screen.

    Sign in with User Name and Password in Windows 8
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  2.    04 Mar 2015 #22

    Not for me. As I said earlier, I used the fix using group policy some time ago. I do not have to sign in and only have one picture and log in, where previously I had two.
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    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)
       04 Mar 2015 #23

    davehc said: View Post
    Not for me. As I said earlier, I used the fix using group policy some time ago. I do not have to sign in and only have one picture and log in, where previously I had two.
    Same here Dave. Just do the following:

    net user administrator /active:yes


    control userpasswords2 (choosing the username to set as password not required)

    Apply this "fix" for double images and all is good to go. At boot, a brief "preparing desktop" with your computer name and username and straight to the desktop. No credentials required.
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    Windows 10 Professional
       04 Mar 2015 #24

    It's different yet for me,
    On a clean start or restart, after this, the next thing I see is the desktop
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    however, if I sign out or lock the PC I have to enter a password.
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  5. Posts : 26,851
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)
       04 Mar 2015 #25

    Edwin said: View Post
    It's different yet for me,
    On a clean start or restart, after this, the next thing I see is the desktop
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    however, if I sign out or lock the PC I have to enter a password.
    Same for me with sign out/lock.

    You get no Welcome screen? Maybe I do cause I have verbose status enabled.
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  6. Posts : 9,020
    Windows 10 Professional
       04 Mar 2015 #26

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Same for me with sign out/lock.

    You get no Welcome screen? Maybe I do cause I have verbose status enabled.
    Occasionally, but it flashes by really fast with the PC name as user.
    I still suspect it has something to do with MS signing in with you!



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  7. Posts : 26,851
    Triple boot - Win 10 Pro, Win 10 Pro Insider (2) - (and a sprinkling of VMs)
       04 Mar 2015 #27

    Edwin said: View Post
    Occasionally, but it flashes by really fast with the PC name as user.
    I still suspect it has something to do with MS signing in with you!



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    You're probably right. MS has to do all that syncing crap and verify you are who you are, etc., etc. Also probably gets your account picture from up there in cloud-ville. Anyway, with slight variations, it works! And that's all that matters.
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  8.    05 Mar 2015 #28

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Same here Dave. Just do the following:
    .
    Hi Tomcat. Was that for me? Thanks for the feedback. That is my standard procedure when I do an install. I have no requirement for a password at log in. I was replying to Brinks posT. As I said, I do NOT have two pictures, and I do not have to fill in the password.
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