How to Remove Password and Skip Windows 10 Login Screen

How to Remove Password and Skip Windows 10 Login Screen

Tablets are so popular nowadays just because there is no waiting for Windows to load or wait for you to enter the password. This process gets annoying after some time. You have to type the password every single time you use your computer.

Though tablets can be great, you need your computer or laptop for higher functional tasks. I mean you can't-do everything with a tab, can you?

So, what can you do? Well, you can remove the unnecessary startup programs to speed up the process. Or you can remove the login screen if you are sure that it won’t fall into the wrong hands.

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Normally, we have to give a password to log into Windows 10 system. Well, it’s for the security purposes of course. But if you just use the PC for home purposes then you don’t probably need to log in for the safety.

How to Skip Windows 10 Login Screen?

If you are annoyed by the login screen pop up every time you open the computer, then let me tell you how you can bypass it. Yes! You can bypass it! After you bypass, you’ll be able to enjoy the fast startup with any extra fuss.

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But there are only two ways you can remove the password and skip the login screen in Windows 10. Both of them are incredibly easy to do. They are:

  1. By using netplwiz
  2. By using local group policy editor

But before we begin, I should tell you that you need to make sure that there is no system password set for your PC so you can easily access it. But if you have forgotten it then you need to remove or disable the password to go in.

Method 1 - Skip Login Screen with netplwiz

This one is a neat trick that most of you don’t know. You can use the command "netplwiz" to skip the login screen quickly. This command is used to open user account settings dialog that available in Control Panel.

So, let’s get started. Just follow the steps below, and you should be okay.

Step-1: Firstly, you have to press Windows key + R to open Run box, after that just netplwiz. Then click OK. And you’ll open the User Accounts dialog.

Step-2: Then you’ll see an option as User must enter a username and password to use the computer. Uncheck that box.

Step-3: After that, click Apply. If you see a pop-up dialogue saying to confirm the user account then just please confirm the user account and enter its password. This action will set that particular user to sign in Windows 10 automatically.

Step-4: After all of that, you need to restart your computer. And you’re done!

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You will notice that once the PC restarts it will automatically bypass the login screen the user account you entered the password. Easy enough, right?

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Method 2 - Skip Windows 10 Login Screen with Local Group Policy Editor

You can always use group policy editor to bypass the login screen of Windows 10. But you need to work a bit more than the first method. Just follow the methods below to do so.

Step-1: Like before you have to open up the Run box. For that, you have to press Windows key + R to open Run. Now type gpedit.msc in Run box to open Local Group Policy Editor. This window is where you can manage all of your systems Windows settings.

Step-2: After that, you have to click on Computer Configuration and then go to Administrative Templates. After that look for System and then Logon in the left window of Group Policy Editor.

Step-3: In the right side, you will see a setting Don’t display the Getting Started welcome screen at logon. Double click it.

Step-4: Then just check Enabled in a pop-up dialog to bypass welcome screen when you start Windows 10 computer from the next time.

In case you've forgotten password, you can remove password from user account and skip the login screen altogether.

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And there you’re done! You won’t see any login screen from now on when you start up your computer. I’m pretty sure these two methods will solve your problems. They are incredibly easy to do. And I would recommend you to give them a try! Good Luck!

About the Author Hasib Bin Anowar

Hasib is a born geek and loves tweaking his computer and gadgets for effectiveness and productivity. At WindowsChimp, he specializes in writing Tutorial guides and discovering new hacks to share.

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John "C" says November 19, 2017

What a great idea Hasib,
My computers is an old E-machine and takes 4 to 5 minutes to fully boot. I’m 88 yo and using your instant boot method will save me waiting time. (I have a iPAD2, which handles most of my daily chores)
Thank you for adding me to your outgoing list.

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