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Autologon at boot with Win8 CP. No need to type password.

  1. #11

    Posts : 6
    Windows 7

    Quote Originally Posted by wetibbe View Post
    * Use a note pad and jot down ALL user names and passwords for everything;

    Log on; MSN Live mail; Norton; Your bank; Google; Photo hosting websites; TurboTax; Windows 8 forum; Your computers forum; Cable company website; Credit card sites; Pay Pal; other forums; Skype; Skydrive; wireless keyboards and mice, unifying receivers, USB and on and on......
    Been doing that for years, the list has grown long in time...

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  2. #12

    Posts : 22,565
    64-bit Windows 10

    Quote Originally Posted by Lange View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    For a Microsoft account, you do not want to select the one that is only a member of the HomeUsers group in netplwiz. You would want to select the one listed that is part of both the HomeUsers and Administrators or Users group instead.

    Afterwards, you can be signed in to your Microsoft account automatically at startup with it having it's password.
    Well that's the one i tried to remove several times (and is what i actually wanted to do) but this is the one that one didn't work. And i still can't make it work as of now, just tried. Look at your note on 4D: Microsoft Accounts will always have a password.
    That phrase pointed me (or derailed me from the track i was on) to the other direction.
    But it works now like it is, startup and directly without entering any password to the Metro/Desktop.

    Yeah, that's only for at startup. You might see if this may help to disable password protection for on wakeup and resume from screen saver.

    Screen Saver Password Protection -Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Support Forums


    Password Protection on Wakeup - Enable or Disable in Windows 8
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Autologon at boot with Win8 CP. No need to type password.
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