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Boot up password

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    Windows 8 Professional 64 bit

    Boot up password


    With only two adults in this house and no children visiting us or using our computer.....why do I have to enter a password every darn time I turn on my desktop PC? I did not have to enter a password with XP nor with Win 7.....why now with Win 8 Pro. I stayed up nearly all night searching in vain for a way to turn off that requirement but finally had to give up.

    Can someone PLEASE...tell me how to turn off that password requirement so that I can walk into the room....turn the PC on and walk away from it to take care of other tasks while it boots and is ready to go when I get back? Please.

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  3. #3


    Posts : 11
    Windows 8 Professional 64 bit


    Thank you very much, ivy8. That is what I wanted to know and I appreciate your assistance in finding it. I've made the change and now not bothered by having to enter my password every time I boot or reboot my PC. Thanks again.
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Boot up password
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