How to Make Your Windows 8 Computer Logon Automatically

Remembering passwords sometimes becomes a hassle because a user has several accounts and it is hard to memorize the code word of each account. Like other accounts you have a login password for your personal computer as well. Although you put a password in order to maintain your privacy, still it becomes annoying because every time you try to log in, you will have to enter your secret code to get access.

If you are a Windows 8 user and want to cancel password access then follow the guide given and make your Windows 8 computer log on automatically.


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    Make sure that your computer or laptop is on and that Windows 8 has fully loaded. First you will have to open the Run dialog box that can be done by pressing Windows + R key altogether.

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    In the Open field type netplwiz and then click the OK button. Make sure that you put this in as it is written without any spelling mistakes.

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    A new window will appear on your screen with the title User Account. This window will display the list of users on the computer.

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    From the list find your user account and select it. A checkbox saying “Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer” will be viewed on the top of the window, uncheck it.

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    Hit the Apply button.

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    Another small window will appear on your screen, titled Automatically Sign in. You will have to enter your user id and type your password and then again retype it for confirmation.

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    Click Ok in the end.

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    In order to exit from the User Account window click Ok again.

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    If you face any issues then carefully go back to the beginning of these instructions and try them again. Take your time as you do not want to skip any important step. If you feel that you are still unable to get this task done then you should go online and visit one of the many different websites or forums that are available. These websites deal with various issues of Windows 8 and also provide a whole host of excellent tips and tricks to help you streamline or make your system more efficient. Go over all the posts and you will definitely find someone that has the same issue as you. Find the solution to your problem and try it out on your system. Remember to follow all of the steps properly. If you want more help then post your own question on a particular forum and an expert user will be happy to assist you.

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