Turn auto-login On/Off on Windows

Auto-login is a helpful option for a monitoring system that you do not want to turn off. However, it is unsafe for company computers that hold sensitive information to automatically log in.

To turn this function on or off:

  • Press Control + R (or find Run)
  • Type netpliz and Enter

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  • Uncheck “Users must enter a name and password to use this computer” for auto-login
  • Keep it checked to require a password

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