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Forced To Sign In

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    win 8.1

    Forced To Sign In


    Hello All, I have a laptop and a netbook both running 8.1 I upgraded from 8 but the upgrade forced me to create an account (Shades of Mac there) I didn't mind because I have always had great help from Microsoft. The problem is that I now have to sign in whenever I boot my computers and I don't wish to do so, how can I change this ? I would like to say in conclusion that I am a big fan since the advent of 8.1 as you can choose to boot to desktop if you want and then flip between the two it's becoming a truly universal system.

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    Windows 8.0 x64
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Fincaman, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    If you like, the tutorial below can help show you how to set Windows to automatically sign in to a user account of your choice at startup.

    Log On User Account Automatically at Windows 8 Startup

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    win 8.1


    It's strange I've trawled the net for this answer but it's really very simple thanks a million.
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    64-bit Windows 10


    You're welcome. Glad we could help.
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