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is it possible to disable login option

  1. #1

    is it possible to disable login option


    hi
    question as in title.
    it was possible in windows 7 can it be done in windows 8. i do not want this safeguard as i am the only user.
    many thanks

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    Hello para999, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Yes, you sure could. The tutorial below can help show you how to set Windows 8 to sign in to your user account automatically at startup.

    Log On User Account Automatically at Windows 8 Startup
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  3. #3


    hi brink
    thats the way you could do it in windows 7. i tried the method earlier but couldn't get into the options screen, i guess i typed it wrong in the run box, will try again. thanks
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  4. #4


    it seems to have worked except my email ad and name is still on the log in screen. any suggestions if its possible to remove this as well?
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    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10


    Great news Para.

    OPTION ONE in the tutorial below can help show you how to change the name of your Microsoft Account for how it displays at sign in.

    User Account Name - Change in Windows 8
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