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vbs script not logging in list of domain joined pcs

I have a script that get a file containing pc name and logged in automatically this scenario works fine for local account but for domain account it won't work actually computer boot up network won't ...
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Xfce4 autologin lightdm

How do I configure autologin for xfce4? I tried setting aurologin groups but those don't work, there is nothing in the startup section of settings and no apt pkg as far as I'm aware.
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macOS: run user-mode services but allow other users to login

i would like to run gitlab-runner or a multi-user Mac Studio . Reading the documentation, it seems that I have to setup auto-login for the user who is running gitlab-runner as a user-service, in order ...
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How can I give to RoundCube the login credentials through HTTP so the user will not require to enter them?

Well, I have a dedicated hosting server service and it has a Plesk panel for its administration, as many will know Plesk comes with RoundCube as the default service for webmail access. My issue is ...
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Remote Desktop into the current auto-logged-in user

I have a windows machine acting as a server for a few different things. In order to have windows run what I need on startup, I set a user to autologin and start the programs I need. This works fine ...
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How establish autologin on Lubuntu 22.04 after removing lxqt and openbox

On Lubuntu 22.04 I ran sudo apt purge autoremove ... *lxqt* *openbox* ... and installed icewm to run my system with just that window manager. Everything works well, but in the process I lost ...
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Keep User Instance Signed-in, Signing back in, if signed out

We have a requirement to have an executable running on a specific user's profile to enable our reports to run for some 3rd party software we use. It's fine if the session is 'disconnected'. Auto-boot ...
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How to automatically unlock Windows at specific times

I have a need to access the UI and it's not something that can be done with a locked computer with Task Scheduler. My computer is a Windows 10 machine. My sign in type is PIN. I tried to use anydesk ...
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Windows 10 Auto user login after shutdown

My PC, which I keep ON for days, have a scheduled task to turn OFF (shutdown) a certain day of the week. It then turns on automatically after a few hours through BIOS settings. However, it stays on ...
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Can't get Winlogon automatic restart sign-on (ARSO) to work on a specific machine

I'm trying to get Windows ARSO to work on a machine but am unable to. (Windows 10 Pro 22H2) It runs on other machines just fine, but not this specific machine. I've read through and double checked the ...
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Not being able to disable windows 11 auto login

So, my windows 11 keeps auto signing in the last used account despite trying every possible solution to disable i was able to find. I have 2 admin accounts, one for work that is password protected, ...
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Lock user session and login to another after delay minutes

I have two accounts: admin with password and user without pass. When I'm logged on admin, I want to lock admin and switch to user when idle about 10min. A lot of tutorials talk about logging in to the ...
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How to disable auto-login in WSL distros?

I have an Ubuntu distribution running on WSL. Every load, it opens my user lraj22 by default. Using an /etc/wsl.conf file, I set [user] default= It still opens up my user profile. If I set it to root,...
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Is there a way on server 2019 to logoff an RD user session in a command file

On Server 2008 have an assembler routine that was set as the final command on a users start command batch file. They logged into the RD session, the batch file ran, executed an application and when ...
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PC Auto-Logon without connected monitor

I'm using a few inexpensive PCs to control some remote equipment. They are running Windows 10 and the scripts start automatically on sign-in. Sometimes, the PCs, may lose power and I want them to auto-...
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Autologin on Windows 11

How to setup autologin when system starts on Windows 11. I was trying to find this option in Settings>>Accounts, but found nothing related to that. I was trying to follow other method: Right-...
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How to enable automatic login on Windows 11 RTM with a local user account?

How can you enable automatic login on Windows 11 RTM (Build 22000.282)? I've been trying to configure a Windows 11 Pro for Workstations VM running on HyperV to automatically login on boot. I don't ...
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Clicks "restart" in RDP -> Brings back to my local PC -> I don't know when the RDP will fully wake up -> Whenever it's wake up it login automatically [duplicate]

I have 2 programs in the RDP -- 1)A.bat & 2)B.exe Execution process of A.bat is something like - Step1: Download a file from internet using the command -- powershell -c "Invoke-WebRequest -...
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In Windows 10, is it possible to trigger a local login from a remote computer?

Is there a way, either through SSH or an RDP connection, to force a Windows 10 machine to log in to an account locally? As in, have the PC log itself in as if someone were sitting in front of it? One ...
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Autologin Windows 10 20H2

I have a Windows 10 Pro (32 Bit Version 20H2 Build 19042.789 Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.551.0) computer that runs a weather station and uploads data to several sites. To assure data is ...
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Faster Lock Screen after Auto Logon

I'm using the steps below from here and here to Autologin and Lock the Screen on Windows 10. However there is a pause of around 10 seconds where you can see the desktop and a bad actor could ...
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Windows 10: disable welcome experience on boot after update

How can I disable the following screen after a system update? I need the system to immediately login to the account I have set to auto-login. I'm sure this has already been answered but I can't seem ...
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How do I enable automatic login in Windows 10 Pro with a local account?

I have Windows 10 Pro computer with a local non-microsoft Admin Account. How can I enable it to login automatically at boot time? The corresponding checkbox in netplwiz isn't visible.
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Using remote desktop with server with auto logon

I am looking for the workaround for the following problem: there's .exe file, which must be run at the server startup. It can not be run as is as a service. Whatever I was doing searching internet I ...
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Check if windows user login password request is enabled

For security reasons I would like to check if the current Windows user has a password set for his account and if this password is requested when Windows starts up (meaning that the auto login with ...
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My chrome lost its passwords and stopped logging me into my favourite sites when it has them

Chrome used to remember that I am logged in to my web Outlook, my Facebook etc and open them logged in. A library visit gone wrong seems to have removed my passwords but even now that I have added ...
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Why doesn't a GUI application in crontab open with auto-login?

I want to start a GUI application through crontab on reboot. I have setup the crontab as @reboot export DISPLAY=:0 && ./myscript.sh and it works perfectly fine when auto-login is disabled i.e. ...
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Windows 10 autolock with task scheduler doesnt work properly

Ok so I'm trying to achieve a scenario where my managed systems automatically login after any reboot and then lock the PC to secure them. I've achieved this in Windows 7 by using control ...
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Automatic connection by ssh to the server at startup

I would like to know if it's possible to establish a connection to a server via ssh when starting a machine (I configured SSH key based secure authentication). Thanks
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ssh with auto login and running ./filecommand.py (how do i get it to echo commands of the script)

I have created a Linux mint launcher (shortcut) in the launcher the command is: ssh [email protected] ./lamp.py When I double click the launcher it opens the terminal window and doesn't show me ...
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Is there a way to switch user from powershell or cmd?

I have a Windows 10 machine that auto-logins the Administrator account using netplwiz to load some scripts at startup and I need to automatically sign in with another user after the Administrator ...
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Windows 10 Autologin after hibernate

On a PC running WIndows 10 Professional 1809, I have a local user configured for autologin, i.e. after a system reboot, this user is logged in automatically, without having to enter the password. ...
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Autologin to sites that don't have "remember me" feature [closed]

There's one site that I have to visit quite often that doesn't have a "remember me" checkbox. Is there some extension for Firefox that maybe can automatically execute some actions (or some JavaScript) ...
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How to save login and password in Firefox, when website has not remeber credentials feature?

I use the website on daily basis and it does not have "save login and password" feature. I don't use Firefox's password manager. Is it possible to bypass login page, to save the cache, where the ...
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Debian 9 LXDE Autologin doesn't work

I've set in lightdm.conf these 2 settings (under the Seat:* section) and the autologin doesn't work. It still ask me for user and password autologin-user=user autologin-user-timeout=0 I've tried ...
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How to stop Windows 10 automatically signing users in (in the background) [duplicate]

This is slightly different to this and other questions because 1. All my users have a password, and 2. I still get the user selection screen on boot up. My problem is though, that the last used user ...
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How to bypass Login-Screen in Windows 10 after standby?

I have a client running Windows 10 Home, and a user without a password that I have setup for automatic logon after boot. This works fine if I completely boot the computer from power-off leading to the ...
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auto login Linux 16.04

i installed a minimal ISO of Ubuntu on my virtual machine . after installing i installed these programs : open-box lightdm everything works fine but when i want to do the auto login ,i get stuck . i ...
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gdm - Use a script to set the automaticlogin user

I use Debian 8 which runs Gnome 3.14.1. I want to setup an autologin, but the name of the user to autolog is not fixed so I want to use a script to set it. According to GDM documentation (at https://...
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Xubuntu 16.04 ttyname failed Inappropriate ioctl for device

I have a need to launch Xubuntu as a root user for a stand-alone demo system. Whether I use the auto-login feature from lightdm, or when logging in via "Other" > "root" when prompted, I always get ...
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Auto-Login Windows XP/Win-7 using a Batch File (or VB Script) stored in a Standard USB Pen Drive

Why I need this: I have Pen Drive full of batch scrips and other diagnostic tools. I have 75 stand-alone (Not Networked) PCs 'mostly with Win-XP-Pro SP-2, in 2 Labs. I often need to login each PC ...
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Windows 10 Autologon

I am using the following registry settings on a Windows 10 Ent x64 LTSB 1607 system that are pushed via GPO. The policy applies fine, however the desired effect of automatically logging in does not ...
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Prevent Windows 10 from automatically logging into a passwordless account [duplicate]

We have a Windows 10 Home version 1607 desktop with two user accounts: an administrator account with a password and a limited account without a password. If I shut down the system without logging out ...
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True auto-login in Firefox?

Is there a way to set up true auto-login in Firefox? What I want to happen, is, periodically (maybe on startup, or once after signing in to sync), Firefox (or an addon) will go to all the login pages ...
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Can you force windows 10 mail to use a password

I would like to know if it is possible to force the integrated windows mail to use a password, after your Hotmail account is linked. If possible can a pin be used as well. Example log in to windows ...
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Disabled automatic login in Windows 10 does not work anymore

In my Windows 10 Pro 64bit I have several accounts without passwords (I won't need it at home, I just want to let each one have his profile) and after following some hacks which involve registry and ...
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Windows 10 build 10586.545 inside Hyper-V Automatic Login not working with NETPLWIZ or AutoLogon

I am trying to get a Windows 10 virtual machine inside Hyper-V to automatically login (without any lock screen or user password input). There are similar questions on SU about doing this in Windows 10,...
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Windows 10: How to boot straight to desktop without ever seeing the "logging you now in" screen?

How to boot STRAIGHT to the desktop on Windows 10 WITHOUT ever seeing the "Logging you now in" screen? This link removes the necessity for the password authenticication (check!) This link for Win8 ...
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Can you make Windows 10 auto-login one specific user?

On my Windows 10 machine I have two users. One (A) has no password and one (B) has one. I want Windows to automatically log in user A on startup. It works when that user was the last one to log in. ...
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Don't require password on wakeup while explorer.exe is killed

I need to configure Windows 10 Kiosk Auto-login tablets that don't require a password when they go to sleep. Right now, our tablets autologin on a local user, which kills explorer.exe at login and ...
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