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  1. Posts : 17
    Windows 10
       #1

    Disable login password


    Hi,
    I linked my Windows 10 account to a Microsoft account in order to activate my online License as described here

    Now Windows is asking me for my live password or PIN. Is there a way to remove that password/pin? I tried this method but it results in having two accounts with the same name on the login screen. One without a password and one with.

    Is there a way to get the behaviour I had before i.e. having Windows start till the desktop without password?

    (I know that an OS without a password is not recommended but I do not care about that)

    cheers
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  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 42,201
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 18980
       #2

    Hello TexTwil,

    You can use option 1 to have Windows automatically sign in to your account at startup using netplwiz.

    It sounds like you may not have entered your account's password correctly in netplwiz previoulsy causing the double account listing. Be sure to enter the password and not PIN.

    Sign in User Account Automatically at Windows 10 Startup
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  3. Posts : 17
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #3

    the problem was indeed that I did not enter the online password. I thought this dialog is meant to choose a new local password (or empty to disable it)

    Now it works as expected.
    thanks for your help
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 42,201
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 18980
       #4

    Great news. You're most welcome.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  5. Posts : 17
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #5

    Is there a way to remove the password or pin when coming back from windows sleep?
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6. Access Denied's Avatar
    Posts : 8,081
    Win10 x64
       #6

    Open Settings, click on Accounts.... on the left side click on Sign-in options.

    Then look for Require sign-in and open the drop down menu to set it as you wish.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  7. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 42,201
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 18980
       #7
      My ComputersSystem Spec


  8. Posts : 17
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter
       #8

    👍
    thanks
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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