1.    01 Sep 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Inverness
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    Win 10

    Dual Logons after renaming system from Win 8 to Win 10


    Before upgrading, I had one logon for Win 8.1 and had it set to auto log on at Windows start.
    When I upgraded to Win 10 it was OK and the same way.
    I renamed the system Win10 (from Win8) and now there are two logons at startup, my original and a second "Jack". The second is stopping the auto logon as Win10 defaults to the "Jack" account. I have to manually select my original account (listed as my Hotmail address) and manually enter the password.

    How do I delete the "Jack" account from the startup? Its not listed under accounts, only my original one.
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  2.    01 Sep 2015 #2
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    PA, USA
    Posts : 476
    Windows 10 Pro (Mix of Builds) / Linux Mint

    Where did you "rename" the system?

    Changing the computer name shouldn't affect anything account wise....
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  3.    01 Sep 2015 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2014
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    I just renamed the System drive (C) from Win8 to Win10. That's the only thing I've done and can think of that may have caused the second login name.

    I'm seeing "JAX10/Jack" but I have no idea where the JAX10 came from unless it may be from the Win 10 preview version on another PC???

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  4.    01 Sep 2015 #4
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Try + R, type netplwiz and then toggle off and on the field that says "users must enter a password"
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  5.    01 Sep 2015 #5
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    PA, USA
    Posts : 476
    Windows 10 Pro (Mix of Builds) / Linux Mint

    Give us a screenshot of netplwiz ...

    The JAX10 is most likely the computer name - right click start, choose system and look at that.
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  6.    01 Sep 2015 #6
    Join Date : Jan 2014
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    Thread Starter

    Recycling off and on "users must enter a password" seems to have fixed it. I did a restart and it worked, then I did a power off/on and it worked OK.

    Thanks/Jack
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