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Another account added on boot

  1. #1

    Posts : 74
    Windows 7 Windows 8.1

    Another account added on boot

    All of a sudden I have 2 Users at boot.
    I'm set up with only one user with my Microsoft account.

    The first one is just my User name and below
    "The User Name or password is incorrect. Try again."
    Clicking OK takes me to another screen with my User name, (not my Microsoft account email), with "Reset Password", "Sign in Options" with a left clickable arrow.
    Clicking on the arrow shows 2 User pictures, one with my User name, one with "Other User"

    Clicking on the one with my User Name brings up a normal boot logon page, my Microsoft User email, with password blank. I can then logon.

    To complicate matters, I have the Logon password disabled in "Netplwiz" and "PC Settings" User Accounts" has only one user, and nothing in "Other Users".
    I've had this on some other W-8 PC's and never really found out how to correct it.
    Anyone else seen this?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    United Kingdom
    Posts : 34
    Windows 8.1 64-bit

    Other User is just a icon that allows you to select another account(if you have another account)
    Hope this helps,
    If you need anything else let me know,
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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