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Summary

Entering the password every time you start your computer is too annoying? Actually, you can skip the login page. Now follow us to set Windows 10 auto login with 3 different methods below!


User name and passwrod are required to enter when we try to login Windows 10 in default. Although it can help us get a better protection to our computer, it is annoying for parts of computer users. And you may want to set Windows 10 login automatically. Here, we will provide 3 different methods for your to set Windows 10 auto login.
login windows 10 with built-in administrator

Method 1: Change the Account Settings with netplwiz

Attention:This method needs to be made with another account with administrative rights. If you do not have the password of the administrator or your forget the password, please refer to Method 2.
Step 1: Press “Windows” + “R” and then enter “netplwiz” in the pop up window. Click “OK”.
enter netplwiz in run window
step 2: Select the account you want to login automatically. Then please uncheck the item “Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer.”. Finally click “OK”.
turn off password login
Step 3: Please enter the login password in the pop-up “Automatically sign in” window to verify.
verify the password
Step 4: The next time you login Windows 10, you will skip the login screen and do not need to enter the user name and password.

Method 2: Set Windows 10 Auto Login with Renee PassNow

This method does not need any other account with administrator privilege. You can make it even you forget the administrator password.

Step 1: Download and install Renee PassNow in any workable Windows computer. 

press to the download button

Step 2: Choose creation method, USB or CD/DVD.

select rescue disk creation method

Step 3: Boot the target PC from the created password reset USB/CD/DVD.

You will boot the target computer via a new created reset disk. Firstly, please hold a hot key to enter the BIOS menu and put CD-ROM or Removable Devices as the first choice. Please click here to know about how to change the boot order of your computer. After changing it successfully, please remember to save your setting and then restart your PC.

steps to change the boot order in BIOS

Step 4: Select “PassNow!”.

Reset password

Step 5: Choose target account and then click “Clear Password”.  You will auto login Windows 10 after restarting the computer.

Clear password

Method 3: Set Windows 10 Auto Login with Registry Editor

Attention: This method needs to be made with another account with administrative rights. If you do not have the password of the administrator or your forget the password, please refer to Method 2.
Step 1: Press “Windows” + “R” and then enter “regedit” in the pop up window. After that, please click “OK”.
open registry editor by running regedit
Step 2: Find Winlogon by following the path below in Registry Editor: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon
Step 3: Find and set the value of “AutoAdminiLogin” to be 1. Then find and set the value of “DefaultUserName” to be the user name you want to auto login. Finally, please find and change the value of “DefaultPassword” to be the password of the auto login account.
default autologin registry
Step 4: Restart the computer and the target account will login automatically.