1.    20 Nov 2015 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    Mystery Account


    Been using Windows 10 since Aug and really like it. My problem is when turning on my laptop when it gets to
    the logon screen, there is a mystery account has showed up that has my account name on it that it defaults to and password doesn't work but I can't logon with it. I have to manually click on my previous account with my user
    name and MS email account to logon with my password. I have been in to PC settings 'Accounts' and can't find this
    account so I can totally remove it. Any ideas here? Thanks
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  2.    20 Nov 2015 #2
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    Try running netplwiz and toggle the "Users must enter a password..." box on and off a few times (pressing apply in between) as described in steps 4 and 5 in option 1 here Sign in User Account Automatically at Windows 10 Startup - Windows 10 Forums
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  3.    20 Nov 2015 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2015
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    Thread Starter

    Thanks lx07 that done it. The mystery account mysteriously disappeared as it mysteriously showed up
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  4.    20 Nov 2015 #4
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    Splendid
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