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Windows 7: Log in screen

13 Feb 2013   #1
Vincenzo

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
Log in screen

I've got Windows set to automatically log in to a standard user account, bypassing the log in screen. When I am booting in order to do some admin tasks, is there a way to make it show the log in screen so I can choose the admin account?

Thanks


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13 Feb 2013   #2
Murad96

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Why don't you try disabling it of automatically logging in to a standard account?
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13 Feb 2013   #3
Vincenzo

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I only need to do tasks in admin account once or twice a month.
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13 Feb 2013   #4
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Vince,

You should be able to use Switch User while in the standard account to be able to log in to the administrator account as needed.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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13 Feb 2013   #5
Vincenzo

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Thanks Shawn,
I do use Switch User if the computer is already on. But if the computer is off, I have to let it boot into the standard account, then Switch User, ends up being time consuming. I seem to remember years ago I read there was a key combination to press when Windows starts that brings up the login screen even if Windows is set to automatically log in to an account. I've tried searching with Google but I can't seem to find the right search terms. Thanks
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13 Feb 2013   #6
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Normally you could press and hold the Shift key during boot to bypass automatic login.

Log On Automatically at Startup - Bypass in Windows
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24 Feb 2013   #7
Vincenzo

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Thanks what I am looking for. Thanks
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24 Feb 2013   #8
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Vince.
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