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Windows 7: How do I make log in screen go away?

08 Oct 2012   #1
cheezit

Windows 7 64 bit
 
 
How do I make log in screen go away?

I bought a new PC running Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. When I wake the computer up after it has been sitting unused for awhile, a login screen appears and I have to click on my name (the ONLY choice). I'm not using a password. I'm the ONLY one to use the computer as I live alone. My previous computer also had Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit. I didn't have that problem with it. How do I stop this login screen from appearing?


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08 Oct 2012   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Remove the check ringed in red below.

Screen Saver Password Protection -Enable or Disable


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08 Oct 2012   #3
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Cheezit,

In addition, double check using the tutorial below to make sure that you have Require a password on wakeup set to NO in your advanced power plan settings.

Password - Require on Wakeup

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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