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Auto login Windows Server 2012

Hey all i am hoping someone knows how to set up Server 2012 with auto logon? I already tried: But i am unable to find the checkbox that was in 2008 server that said "Users must enter a user name ...
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Can I disable auto logon on windows 10 home

I recently setup a new computer for my parents with windows 10 home. I made two local accounts for them - no microsoft accounts. I also would like to keep them without a password. Problem is now that ...
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Automate web login for Wi-Fi hotspots

Many Wi-Fi hotspots these days have a "web login", especially free ones. You know, the ones that redirect any HTTP request to their login form. Windows usually displays the "Additional login ...
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How to delay Windows 7 autologon, so that the Domain will be available?

The registry mods here for setting a Windows 7 AutoAdminLogon on a Domain worked beautifully, except: The submission of username and password is before the domain server is available to authenticate ...
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Windows 8 auto login

On Windows 8 I don't have the option on a PC I am dealing with to auto login. In netplwiz I don't have the checkbox, as screenshotted: Any suggestions?
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Delayed Auto-sign-in on Windows 7?

Gnome Display Manager has a timed sign-in capability so that if no user is chosen a default with auto-sign-in after some delay. Can this be done in Windows 7? If so then how? I don't mind using a ...
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Auto Relogon after remote access by admin

I see this article about auto login when joined to a domain. Windows 7 Automatic Login when on a Domain I have a similar scenario. But there is an occasion when a user may want to log on remotely and ...
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How do I get the desktop to show directly after wakeup from sleep?

I'd like to immediately return to my desktop after waking from sleep. I've managed to remove the password, but still need to wait and click on Sign in after waking from sleep. Is there a setting or ...
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Disable Windows 7 auto-login after deployment

I'm deploying a Windows 7 upgrade using the distribution toolkit. After the install, the PC keeps attempting to auto-login as the administrator. Is there any way to disable auto-login after the ...
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How can I disable the automatic login of the last active user in Windows 8.1?

I'm running Windows 8.1 Pro with two user accounts, mine being a password-protected administrator and the other being a standard user with no password. Now, when the latter logs in, shuts the ...
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How do I auto log off users from Ubuntu

Since my Ubuntu station was turned into Multi user Station (kids growing up) I need a way to log off automatically accounts after inactivity period (total log off not just lock screen). How can I ...
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Windows 10 Auto Login doesn't work with November Update

After upgrading to Windows 10 November update, Windows no longer allows user to auto-login to any user account. I tried to setup the Registry values, it didn't work. After the restart, all the values ...
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Windows 10 “auto login” after connecting via rdp (mstsc)

After Upgrading 2 of my PCs (same LAN network) to Windows 10 (coming from Win8.1) i tried to setup my old Remote Configurations. When i connect via rdp (mstsc.exe) I'm getting the active session of ...
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Fedora 17 auto login does not work

The Fedora 17 auto login feature does not work through the GUI in KDE: System Settings -> Login Screen -> Convenience -> Enable Auto Login. It accepts the changes, but when I reboot, I ...
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Autologin 2 Windows users OR Login another user from the desktop

I'm using two windows users on my HTPC at the same time. One is just for watching videos and one for administration via remote. This setup is quite ideal for me since windows can handle multiple ...
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Firefox won't prompt me to save login

I'm using a webpage at work that requires that I login frequently. When I first started using the website I chose 'no thanks' to firefox prompt to save the login. I want it to save my login, but the ...
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Squid (or any other proxy) auto login without credential challenge

Present Situation: Configure Firefox to use a proxy server either by direct proxy details or PAC file. When a site is accessed, you get a Login dialog (from FF) for the proxy. We provide ...
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Auto-login straight into desktop on Debian 7 with LXDE

Yesterday I have installed Debian on a virtual machine. I have SSH configured and everything set up. I don't like developing inside a VM. It doesn't help to resize the browser and test everything ...
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Linaro system boots to root without password

I installed a linaro system on my ARM chromebook, and it seems to autoboot to a root prompt. I've set a user password, and use it to login to the GUI, but with a simple Ctrl+Alt+F1, I can get to a ...
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Windows 7 auto-login script

I'm running Windows 7, and I want it to display a password prompt when I lock my screen, as is normal. However, I want to have a script/service that somehow logs me in when it's invoked via an ...
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Prevent auto login during boot once

My Windows 8.1 has auto login enabled. Sometimes I need to login with different user. Is it possible to disable auto login during windows once without disabling it globally? because most of all cases ...
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How to change the default resolution in Windows for automatic logon?

I have several Windows Server 2012 virtual systems, mainly on AWS. These systems are used to perform browser based UI tests using Selenium. The tests need to be started with a specific user account, ...
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Automate BTWiFi login using a FON account

I'm a user of British Telecom's Wifi hotspot. The service is good, but after some time of inactivity it logs me off and asks for user name and password. It's really annoying in the long run. Did ...
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How to combine PuTTY automatic logon with width and height settings?

I saved a session in PuTTY where terminal width and height have been set. Now I want to make automatic logon and found that this could be easily done from command line. It really logs on. But then I ...
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Enabling auto-login removed account from administrator groups

I'm really not very good at windows (windows7 home premium in this case). I wanted to make it so my mom's new computer would auto login on boot. I followed some instructions that started with ...
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Enable auto sign-in on Windows 10

It's tedious to type my password every time I start my Windows 10 VM, especially since you can't paste a password into the box. I want to set up automatic login. Following the instructions here I ...
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How to open 10 tabs in FF and be automaticilly logged in (name:passwd)

I have just read this article how to open more tabs via parameter in shortcut file already been asked here: how to Create browser shortcut which will open certain pages? But, I also need to be logged ...
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Login items launch slowly in Mountain Lion

I recently upgraded from Lion to Mountain Lion. The first time, I upgraded from an existing system by installing the package directly. The system boots fast; the time elapsed between pressing the ...
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Locked Screen, Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete to instantly log on

Local account on a domain joined PC (Windows 7 Professional). Local account has no password (no worries, it's segregated/secure). Upon locking the PC, we want to "Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete to log on" ...
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Log a user in without switching focus to it

I have a few programs that auto-start whenever I log into my user on my Windows 8.1 computer. Because some of these are servers (such as FTP and HTTP that I use to access my files when I'm away), they ...
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How to stop windows explorer from trying to log in to a network share so many times after a password change

So typically, I'm logged into at least one network share with my Windows 8.1 machine. And every 30 days or so, I have to update my passwords on the network shares. However, if I attempt to access ...
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How to disable Autologon enabled by using Sysinternal's Autologon.exe?

I have enabled autologon in about 150 machines (all in domain) using batch file which uses Sysinternal's Autologon.exe and PSEXEC.exe program. Now I want to disable that in all machines. But It seems ...
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How to lock OS X after autologin with a script

I want to lock my Mac running OS X 10.8 after it has powered up with a script. I have autologin enabled.
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Firefox addon or similar tool to “hack” login cookies to keep me logged in?

I'm getting extremely tired of having to log into websites. Are there any addons or tools that exist that will keep altering my cookie expiration for sites I choose to keep making the expiration far ...
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How to add delay in autologin

I enabled autologin in my system (CentOS 6.2) for that I edited this file /etc/gdm/custom.conf In that I entered this code [daemon] AutomaticLoginEnable=true AutomaticLogin=test Here test means ...
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Want to stop Photoshop from opening at OS X startup

Photoshop opens when I startup my iMac with Yosemite 10.10 I have checked off Open at Login and my System Preferences do not have an Accounts icon in order for me to stop auto login for Photoshop. ...
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Disabled auto-login in windows 7 and now I can not log in

I bought an old Toshiba from craigslist which was set up with Windows 7 Ultimate and an administrator account. I didn't want to bother logging in anymore, so after some Googling, I unchecked "Users ...
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How to setup Windows 7 to allow multiple users with password protected accounts to log in without having to enter a passwords on the login screen?

I'd like to set up Windows 7 to do the following on startup: show a list of the users on the system if a user is clicked, they are logged in without having to enter their password (which shall be ...
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Mac OS X Yosemite automatic logon

I want to configure Max OS X Yosemite with automatic logon. I checked tutorials, but the option to activate it, even with superuser, is blocked. Any ideas?
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Is there a way to use voice biometrics to login to Windows 7?

I upgraded from Windows XP (where I used Microsoft Fingerprint reader), but Windows 7 doesn't have any drivers for that Microsoft Device so I am wondering if anyone has found a way to use voice ...
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sign into google analytics with alt account

When I try to access google analytics, it always tries to login via my primary login (which is my student gmail account). However, I have my google analytics set up for a different google apps account ...
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Allowing Restricted Functionality on a Logged-Off or Locked Windows Computer

Is there some way in Windows 7 to allow restricted functionality - for example just a browser running - when the normal user has either locked their computer or has logged off. The scenario I have in ...
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Run script after user login to kde

I'm using debian with kde4 I have a script that i need to be executed after a user loggins to kde. The system is setup to auto-login a user and lock the session. I tried to add the script to kde's ...
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Windows 7 / Auto Login - Is it possible to delay auto-login for 15-30 seconds?

Is it possible to have an auto login delay for Windows 7? The user folder for my primary account is stored on a separate drive. In case of drive failure, or some other problem - I need to login as ...
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How to have account auto logon after other user disconnects from RDP

I have a Windows 10 Pro machine set up as a kiosk. A domain account is set to auto-logon using SysInternals Autologon. http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963905 When the machine powers ...
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Auto Login multiple users on Windows Server 2012?

We have a windows server 2012 to which multiple users connect simultaneously and use multiple instances of our application running in different user sessions. The problem is that we have to login each ...
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How to auto login in Windows 10 with PIN?

I recently reinstalled Windows 10 on my Dell XPS Laptop. On my older system, I had the admin auto logon feature turned on via the registry settings. This setting required a defaultPassword String ...
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Is autologon secure in the cloud

I have a cloud windows server 2008 VPS. I would like to have it autologin on startup. Is doing so secure in a cloud environment? More details: The server doesn't store user details. It just runs ...
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How to login a user from batch?

I'm looking for a way to login a user at a certain time of the day (for example 3 o'clock, when I'm most certainly not logged in), take some screenshot and then logout. As you can see from my ...
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How to login multiple user at boot - Windows server 2012

How do I boot up Windows Server 2012 with Administrator user as main account and another user (also this administrator) on background with other settings without have to connect with RDP all time to ...