Disable the Windows login screen and automatically log in under Windows 10/8/7

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When you start Windows 10/8/7, you will be prompted to enter your password to log in. This protects your Windows PC from unauthorized access. However, if you are the only person using the PC and you do not want to be asked for the password each time, you can cancel this process and log on to Windows directly and automatically without entering a password.

Automatic connection under Windows

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To disable the Windows login screen and automatically connect to Windows, do the following:

Open Run, type control userpasswords2 or netpliz and press Enter to open the User Accounts window.

Uncheck Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer and click Apply > OK.

This opens a window asking you to enter your account password. If the account is a local account and does not have a password, leave the field empty.

Restart your computer

Once you have done this, you will find that you can automatically connect to your Windows computer without seeing the login screen and entering your password or credentials.

See this article if you cannot automatically connect to Windows.

Also read:

  1. Automatic manual connection of Windows after sleep mode
  2. Automatic connection to Windows after sleep mode
  3. Prevent automatic connection after installing Windows updates.

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