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April 8, 2014 6:58 AM  

If you're the only user of your computer, and you have no "sensitive" information on your computer, having to login each time can be a pain ...
Previous Windows version did offer an autologin option, and so does Windows 8 / 8.1.

  1. Open a DOS box (command prompt) and type: netplwiz which will open the "Advanced User Accounts Control Panel" program.
  2. Select from the list, the default user that should be logged in with the auto login.
  3. Next, uncheck the box next to "Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer" and click "OK".
  4. A password confirmation (twice) will be asked and you're good to go after restarting your computer.
Note : Make sure to disable the "prompt for password" in your screensaver as well ... 


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