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Computer always on without a password

  1. #1

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    Windows 8.1

    Computer always on without a password

    I need my computer to recover from a power failure so I have it set-up as always on, which requires no password, but I would like to take advantage SkyDrive which requires a Microsoft account password.

    Is there a way to boot a computer that is set-up as always on with Microsoft account password set?

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  2. #2

    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello Tom, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Yes, you could set Windows to automatically sign in to your Microsoft account at startup. See the items listed in the yellow Tip box at the top of the tutorial below as well for other areas to disable password protection at.

    Sign in with User Name and Password in Windows 8

    Hope this helps,
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Computer always on without a password
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