Same user account twice on login screen

  1.    30 Jan 2018 #1

    Same user account twice on login screen

    Hi all,

    I have a very weird situation going on on my login screen: basically, the username appears twice and, if I click on the second 'username', I get a different login screen but it logs into the same account anyway?
    I have taken a couple of screenshots, as they better describe my issue.

    Can anyone shed some light here?

    Thank you very much!

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  2.    30 Jan 2018 #2

    Try running netplwiz and toggle on/off/on/off the setting "Users must enter a password" for your user "David" rebooting in between.

    Just hold down the key, press R and type netplwiz

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    This happens sometimes if you convert your user to or from a MS account.

    In any case it seems to reset it whatever the cause.
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  3.    01 Feb 2018 #3

    Hi lx07,

    Thank you for your kind reply.

    I've tried to do that a few times and no joy, I'm afraid :-/

    I don't think this user ever was a M$ account, the cause must be elsewhere but I have no idea at all as to what it could be..

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