This is how I took the password requirement off of my Windows 10 desktop computer:
Press the [Windows] + [R] to open the Run command. Type the netplwiz command and press enter to open the User Accounts dialogue window. Go to the Users tab and clear the User must enter a username and password to use this computer checkbox. You can uncheck the box by pressing spacebar.
Tab to and Press the Apply button. You'll need to enter your current password to validate the operation. Type your password in the Password and Confirm Password fields, and press OK
The next time you boot up your computer, it will take you directly to your user session (no password required).
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When I upgraded to Windows 10 Home Edition, I chose to require a password on logging in.
How do I stopthe the password prompt??
I was told (by MS support) that the presence of Norton, and other anti virus programs, prevented some of Windows 10 features from being installed properly.
Before upgrading to Windows 10, I chose to remove the third party anti virus program.
I thought I would rely on the Windows firewall and Defender.
I also thought that requiring a log on password would provide added security.
Now I want to log on without the password prompt.
I can’t find a way to stop this feature.
Going through settings, all that I seem to be able to do is change the password or add a new user account.
I haven’t done this, but I assume that If I add a new account, I probably will start out with a blank desktop. I want to avoid going through the setup process that I already did.
Is there a way to remove the requirement to sign on to Windows 10, without the password prompt?
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