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  1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 17
    W10
       24 Aug 2015 #1

    How do I disable auto-login on W10


    I've tried http://winaero.com/blog/how-to-disab...r-in-window-8/ which some say work for 10 but it doesn't for me. I'm on x64 up to date.

    One account has a password the other doesn't, and every time I boot it it auto logs in to the one without a password - short of putting one on this (it's my mothers account & she doesn't want one) how can I stop this?
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  2. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 10
    windows 10
       24 Aug 2015 #2

    Run NetPLwiz from the Cortana run bar and see if the option to turn it on is there.
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  3. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 17
    W10
       24 Aug 2015 #3

    Darkmiss said: View Post
    Run NetPLwiz from the Cortana run bar and see if the option to turn it on is there.
    No luck - A ticked checkbox for 'require password' but nothing to make it not sign in automatically.
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  4. Joined : Dec 2013
    England
    Posts : 838
    Windows IP 15014Windows 14393.693
       24 Aug 2015 #4

    dancedar said: View Post
    No luck - A ticked checkbox for 'require password' but nothing to make it not sign in automatically.
    What happens when you untick the box?
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 17
    W10
       24 Aug 2015 #5

    It asks me to pick a user to auto login in with every time.
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  6. Joined : Jan 2015
    Posts : 69
    Dual boot W7 & W8.1
       24 Aug 2015 #6

    dancedar said: View Post
    It asks me to pick a user to auto login in with every time.
    enter netplwiz in the run box, untick the box, click apply then enter your password and click ok. when you restart you won't have to enter your password.
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    I'm in the ghetto
    Posts : 705
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       24 Aug 2015 #7

    @dancedar

    netplwiz is correct but you are either selecting the wrong options or applying the changes in the wrong order.

    Here is an article from Microsoft Community. It is for Win7 but should work fine for Win10. All the steps are important, but please pay particular attention step 5. Click on the link below

    Windows 7 automatically select user at logon screen
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  8. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 17
    W10
       24 Aug 2015 #8

    usmc362 said: View Post
    enter netplwiz in the run box, untick the box, click apply then enter your password and click ok. when you restart you won't have to enter your password.
    This is the OPPOSITE of what I'm trying to do. I want to disable this.
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  9. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 17
    W10
       24 Aug 2015 #9

    WhyMe said: View Post
    @dancedar

    netplwiz is correct but you are either selecting the wrong options or applying the changes in the wrong order.

    Here is an article from Microsoft Community. It is for Win7 but should work fine for Win10. All the steps are important, but please pay particular attention step 5. Click on the link below

    Windows 7 automatically select user at logon screen
    This doesn't make any difference, and does the opposite of what I want to do. If I do the steps to disable it it still happens- it's already like this and that's the problem.
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  10. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 51
    Windows 10
       24 Aug 2015 #10

    I'm not sure if this is the same thing but....

    I also have two accounts.... one is password protected and the other is not.

    To start with the screen that gives me the options to both of them--- after re-starting the computer---- I must always Sign out instead of Shut down or Restart. Otherwise I will always get the last account that was active.
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