1.    4 Weeks Ago #1
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 172
    Windows 10 Pro

    Immediately accept PIN/password (no need to press any key first)


    It is possible to make it so that when Windows has loaded or awoken from sleep, the PIN or password entry box is ready to accept entry of the PIN or password. I had this setting in place during my previous Windows installation but I cannot figure out how to do it again or what search string to use to find the instructions.

    I believe it was called something unintuitive like disabling the log-in screen, even though the log-in screen is still there, and you're just disabling the full-screen pretty picture that you can have withouit the text entry field on top of it.

    To clarify, I am not attempting to disable the log-in screen; at least not by my definition. I still want to use a PIN/password to control access to my PC.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    4 Weeks Ago #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    Los Angeles
    Posts : 260
    Windows 10 Pro 1709 x64

    Just launch user account then uncheck the following belowClick image for larger version. 

Name:	Capture.PNG 
Views:	8 
Size:	8.7 KB 
ID:	159467
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    4 Weeks Ago #3
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,184
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    Hello THX1138,

    It sounds like you're wanting to disable the lock screen?

    Enable or Disable Lock Screen in Windows 10 Customization Tutorials
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  4.    4 Weeks Ago #4
    Join Date : Jun 2015
    Posts : 172
    Windows 10 Pro
    Thread Starter

    Thanks, Brink; that's exactly what I wanted!
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  5.    4 Weeks Ago #5
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 25,184
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17040

    You're most welcome.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

 


Similar Threads
Thread Forum
Solved System Restore Will Not Accept Password
This one has me puzzled and any help will be appreciated. The problem is System Restore does not recognize my Windows password. When I try a System Restore and enter my password, the message says the password is incorrect. It's the same password...
Backup and Restore
Solved How to not to press "enter" after password when booting in/powering on
I just reinstalled Win10. Before doing so I could go directly to my password screen, without the previous window thanks to a tweak, and when I keyed in my password it would open automatically without having to press the "Enter" key. Now I must do...
Performance & Maintenance
cmd.exe will not accept font size
Running cmd.exe straight from the run dialog I can change background color with either "Defaults" or "Properties." However, changing the font size has no effect. I changed the font to Consolas but can't get it beyond tiny. Also, both of the commands...
General Support
Brand new laptop wont accept log on password
HELP - I have a brand new HP laptop that I started for the first time last night. I set up a password and name but when I restarted the computer this morning it would not accept my password which I know is correct. What can I do?
User Accounts and Family Safety
Not able to press keyboard to get from lock screen to password screen
Since the latest update (It introduced the slide show of pictures on the lock screen. I think it is KB3124200) I haven't been able to press Enter or Space or any other key for that matter to "slide up" the lock screen photo to get to the password...
Windows Updates and Activation
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 00:10.
Find Us
Twitter Facebook Google+ Ten Forums iOS App Ten Forums Android App



Windows 10 Forums