Windows 10 no longer requires password at startup Solved

  1.    17 Feb 2016 #1

    Windows 10 no longer requires password at startup

    Good afternoon,
    I am not a user of Windows 10 but my dad (who is not good with computers) now has a computer with Windows 10. I am trying to help him with a problem that occurred this morning. Everything was fine with his computer yesterday but he says he turned it off last night but kept the powercord plugged in. This morning, when he went to turn it on, his computer no longer required at password at startup, his background picture of his dog was no longer there and it was replaced with a tree. Also, his desktop icons are no longer there. I have zero idea about how to help this situation and I have no idea what happened. Can someone please advise?
    Many many thanks,
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18317
       17 Feb 2016 #2

    Hello Erica, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    Since this has just recently happened, you may be able to do a system restore using a restore point dated before it happened to hopefully quickly undo and fix this.

    System Restore Windows 10
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    18 Feb 2016 #3

    Thank you

    Thanks for your help! It ended up being that my dad has two accounts on his computer and he was on the wrong account.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 35,301
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18317
       18 Feb 2016 #4

    Great news. :)
      My ComputersSystem Spec


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