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  1. Posts : 143
    win 7 pro updated to win 10 pro 64bit
       01 Sep 2017 #1

    Log in requires password

    Since a recent update the PC now requires a password to log in.

    I have tried Windows Key - netplwiz and unchecked "users must use password...."

    There are no other users shown in the listing.

    I use my Windows account as my log in which is also the administrator account.

    Also on restart the lock screen shows - pretty picture and no taskbar. I have to press spacebar to release that and then it shows my account and requires a password input.
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  2. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 34,331
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18290
       01 Sep 2017 #2

    Hello carrotmuseum, :)

    Is this happening at startup, resuming from wakeup (sleep or hibernate), or after screen turns off?

    If startup, try setting up netplwiz again to make sure you have the correct password (not PIN) entered.

    Sign in User Account Automatically at Windows 10 Startup Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials

    If at wakeup, then check to see if you have turned off require sign-in on wakeup.

    Turn On or Off Require Sign-in on Wakeup in Windows 10 Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials
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  3. Posts : 143
    win 7 pro updated to win 10 pro 64bit
    Thread Starter
       02 Sep 2017 #3

    Git it! cheers. Simple when you know how! Thanks again. J
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  4. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 34,331
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18290
       02 Sep 2017 #4

    You're most welcome. :)
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