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User Account

  1. #1


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Pro

    User Account


    Hello everyone,

    i am running windows 8 pro and having a problem:


    If I shutdown (or restart) the pc from an account, then when the pc get turned on, windows want to login into that account automatically .

    For example : if i have 2 accounts named "ABC" and "XYZ" (both without password) then windows will not ask me whether to choose ABC or XYZ at startup but will boot with the account that was signed out the latest automatically.

    How do I disable this behavior?

    thank you

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  2. #2


    Posts : 22,584
    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Angad, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    One option would be to create a password for each account, but it will still show only the last user account at sign in to where you would have to click on the back arrow to see all users at sign in.



    A preferred option would be to use the tutorial below to always have all users display on the sign in screen no matter what.

    Sign in - Show All Users or Last User in Windows 8


    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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  3. #3


    Posts : 3
    Windows 8 Pro


    Thank you shawn. You are genius!!
    i solved my problem by using your "Always_Show_All_Users_at_Sign-in.vbs" file
    Thank you again
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  4. #4


    Posts : 22,584
    64-bit Windows 10


    You're most welcome. I'm glad it could help.
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