How can i enable PIN logon Solved

  1.    #1

    How can i enable PIN logon


    My pc for some reason has stopped asking for my PIN when I start the computer/restart.

    How can I re activate or enable this?

    In the Group Policy I have gone to; Computer Config>Administrative Templates>System>Logon

    I have the "Turn on convenience pin sign-in" enabled and it still doesn't ask for it?

    Any ideas?
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18898
       #2

    Hello alyraver,

    Do you have a PIN button to select from the Sign-in options link on your sign-in screen?

    Sign in to Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
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  3.    #3

    hi yes it has the pin option there - with 2 buttons - Change + Remove
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  4.    #4

    the thing is I can Log Out of my account - then it will ask for my pin.

    But if I turn on the pc, or restart it, it just logs in without prompting for the pin
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  5. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 38,775
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18898
       #5

    In that case, double check to see if you may have Windows set to automatically sign in to your account at startup using Option One in the tutorial below.

    You would want to uncheck the Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer box in netplwiz to not have Windows auto sign in.

    Sign in User Account Automatically at Windows 10 Startup | Windows 10 Tutorials
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  6.    #6

    awesome that's the one! thanks for your help!
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  7. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 38,775
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18898
       #7

    You're most welcome.
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