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    windows 8.1

    Password protected account


    I am the administrator on our windows 8.1 PC. My husband has a local account. My account is regularly used by our visiting children & they are used to my set-up & s/w.
    Until yesterday, I did not use a password for my account (all sensitive information is password protected by file or folder). Yesterday, I re-installed Microsoft Solitaire collection & since then I have only been able to access my PC account after I have input my Microsoft account password. I find this a nuisance. I want to be the one to determine the security I need & I don't need my account or administrator rights password protected.
    How can I get rid of this unnecessary step?
    Thank-you in advance for any help you can offer.

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    win8.1.1 enterprise


    hello,welcome to eightforums .check this tutorial to set it so you don't need to put in password .good luck
    Log On User Account Automatically at Windows 8 Startup
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Password protected account
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