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"Users must enter a user name and password..."

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    "Users must enter a user name and password..."

    I have four computers running Windows 8.1

    On three the User Accounts dialog box has the phrase, "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer."
    I have deselected that box and entered the passwords and now I log in automatically.

    But on one computer in the User Accounts dialog box there is no phrase, "Users must enter..." and there is not box to deselect.

    What to do?



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  2. #2

    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello John, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Is that PC a member of a domain by chance?

    If so, then the "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer." box will not be available.

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  3. #3

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1


    Thanks for the quick response.

    The computer is on a very small "peer to peer" network that I manage using Windows 8.1.

    My networking knowledge is Very Limited but I think that means it is not on a domain.
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