1.    17 Feb 2016 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    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,
    Erica
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  2.    17 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,665
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    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
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  3.    18 Feb 2016 #3
    Join Date : Feb 2016
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    windows 10
    Thread Starter

    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.
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  4.    18 Feb 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,665
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    Great news.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

 


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