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 I need it.

All that I found in Google and here is to disable it globally but I don't want to disable it globally. I just need to disable it once during windows startup.

May be there are some keyboard shortcuts which I need to press to prevent automatic login?

  • Tried holding Shift during start up? – Michael Frank Jan 10 '16 at 20:51

It's not possible to disable just for once if enabled it would simply login as that user

How to Disable Windows AutoLogin

launch Command Prompt > control userpasswords2 enter image description here

Make sure "user must enter a user name and password to use this computer" is checked

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    I've emphasized in my answer that I don't need to disable it globally. I need to disable it once during windows boot. But you are proposing me to disable it globally after windows is loaded........... – Anatolii Gumennyi Jan 10 '16 at 16:05
  • not possible, if enabled it would simply login as that user, you can simply logout and login in that user – SeanClt Jan 10 '16 at 16:10
  • hmm, during Windows boot I was pressing Shift, Ctrl, F2, F8 and Windows didn't auto login. So one of this buttons can prevent Windows auto login. I'll find out what exact button can do it later... – Anatolii Gumennyi Jan 10 '16 at 17:22

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