Windows 10: Skipping password stage to logon to windows

  1.    08 Oct 2017 #1

    Skipping password stage to logon to windows


    I have used netplwiz several times to eliminate the need to for a password to log into windows.

    It only works for several days but always reverts back to the password requirement.

    There are two user accounts and have gone through the procedure to eliminate the password stage several times on both accounts in the last month.

    Is there another more permanent way I could accomplish this autologon to windows???
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  2. Posts : 27,205
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17604
       08 Oct 2017 #2

    Hello provlima,

    netplwiz would only apply at startup.

    If it's happening at wakeup instead, then you could use an option in the tutorial below to turn off require sign-in on wakeup.

    Turn On or Off Require Sign-in on Wakeup in Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials
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  3.    08 Oct 2017 #3

    provlima said: View Post
    I have used netplwiz several times to eliminate the need to for a password to log into windows.

    It only works for several days but always reverts back to the password requirement.

    There are two user accounts and have gone through the procedure to eliminate the password stage several times on both accounts in the last month.

    Is there another more permanent way I could accomplish this autologon to windows???
    One problem if you use netplwiz to auto logon, on many pcs, it auto logs on to last account used, so you cannot select other account.

    Assuming above is not an issue, you could set both account as local accounts without a password, which would bypass your issue.
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  4. Posts : 27,205
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17604
       08 Oct 2017 #4

    Netplwiz should only automatically sign-in to the account selected while setting up netplwiz.

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