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Question about using a password when starting or waking up

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    Question about using a password when starting or waking up


    my laptop running Windows 8. Is there a way to disable the password sign in? I'm the only one who uses my computer and find it a waste of time and annoying. Thanks.

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    Tampa Bay
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    Outstanding! Many thanks!
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    Tampa Bay
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    Your welcome....as long as you are aware of the security issues....anyone can access your stuff...abs
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    Quote Originally Posted by abseh1 View Post
    Your welcome....as long as you are aware of the security issues....anyone can access your stuff...abs
    If they have your computer password or not unless the drive is encrypted they can get all the info there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by abseh1 View Post
    Your welcome....as long as you are aware of the security issues....anyone can access your stuff...abs
    I am, and that's not really a concern for me. There is nothing on this laptop that is sensitive. Thanks again!
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    Tampa Bay
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    Brian

    Great....my wife is the same....she plays Pogo and uses Google....she hates emails too

    Good luck...mike (abs)
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    I think his point is that someone now has access to your cloud storage, and can purchase items in the Windows store, can read your email, etc... Because the security is on the account, not on the service.
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    Tampa Bay
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    Here is another way for those who are confused by the command prompt


    Log in without a username or password

    To speed up the log-in process, you may want to disable the username and password log-in screen.

    You can do so by opening the Run window (press the Windows key + R) and typing in "netplwiz" to access the User Accounts dialog box.

    Uncheck the box near the top that says "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer."

    Click OK, and enter the username and password one last time to confirm your choice, and you are all set for easy access to your system.
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