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    Windows 8 Professional x64

    Login into win8 with multiple users...


    My win 8 pro x64 has 2 user accounts...1 admin(for myself) and 1 standard user (for my family). Every time sm1 in my family uses the standard (not password protected) account and shuts down the pc and i turn on PC later, it automatically logs in to the standard user account without giving me a choice of user accounts..how do I disable this automatic log in??

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Avirok, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    By default, the sign in screen will select the last user that signed out, shut down, or restarted the computer by default. If that user doesn't have a password, then it get's signed into by default at startup.

    The only way to stop this is to create a password for the standard account.
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    Windows 8 Professional x64


    Guess there's no way around it i suppose.....well, in any case, thnx for d quick reply. WIN 8 Roxx..
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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're welcome.
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