Questions tagged [login]

Process of acquiring access to a system's (advanced) functions by proving identity, frequently by supplying a password.

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How to bypass an application from running before Windows 7 logon?

I have an HDD image that was bought on eBay to do diagnostics on my car. It works perfectly and everything was fine. I got a key to register the software for the given hardware. Unfortunately, lately, ...
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Why is the log-in for Guest User on Windows 10 not showing in Start Up along with other Users?

A Guest User shows up, along with two other Users, on a PC running Windows 10, when the Command Prompt "Net User" is used. However, this Guest User does not show on the Log-in screen with ...
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Windows 10 ~ Irregular Partial Blackscreen on Login

The following has happened to be almost a dozen times in the last few months: After starting the computer, the login screen appeared as normally, and I was able to login. However, after the login, the ...
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Is it normal for Windows to attempt to log on to Guest

Is it normal Windows activity to see failed logins for a Guest account (even when the account is disabled)? It appears this activity is observed approximately 5 minutes following a legitimate type 3 ...
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macOS Big Sur: bypasses login screen when woken from sleep, doesn't require password at all

Anyone know how I can stop this happening?! I have checked that no apps are preventing sleep in Activity Monitor. I have not changed the settings or anything. This is only since the upgrade to Big ...
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Remove all login security on Windows 10

I am incredibly annoyed by Windows 10 forcing me to setup a pin, or otherwise asking for my Microsoft password. I would like to disable all sort of login security, I want my computer to start and open....
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Can't login after choosing “Diagnostic startup” in msconfig?

I wanted to test something in Diagnostic startup mode. For some reason upon reboot, my PC showed my account picture with an error saying "Something happened and you PIN isn't available. Click to ...
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Issue writing batch file for a logon script to add registry entry at logon

This is the key I need to add during the login of a user. We have no login scripts currently and I'm just losing it on how to make a batch file to do it. This is extracted from the .reg file. Is it ...
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how to get print of ssh user logged in by password?

I want to know if it is possible to get the hash key fp from the ssh diaries for the ssh user login with a password, not a key. I see public key login keyprints recorded in the file, but no passwd ...
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How to force the user to press ctrl+alt+delete in order to log in to Windows 10?

In order to log in to Windows, one needed to press ctrl+alt+delete. However, in Windows 10 I've noticed that this is no longer required - as soon as you press ctrl, the login screen is already shown. ...
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Weird sign in Windows 10 experience since KB4023057 or so: how to revert?

Until today I could signin Windows 10 (enterprise) by typing a key and then the password. Now, after few updates, I am asked to click on "signin" and then I have the web popup with the ...
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Can't login after DWM installation

After I have installed DWM, I can't login into my user profile, but I'm still able to login into my root profile. I tried to comment to comment my .xinitrc file and reboot but it didn't help. System - ...
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Using ubuntu users for a login system on a website [closed]

I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction. I am wanting to create a login system that pulls the users already created on the server.(Using Ubuntu 16.04). I believe an example ...
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my windows login is connected to a deleted google account that can't be restored; what do i do?

The username for my login is a gmail account that existed before I was thirteen, and before Google decided to say "no kid under 13 can have their own account." I was turning 13 in literally ...
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Can't logon to Windows 10 local account running on a VM

There is a Windows 10 running on a VM, the OS has a local account created on it. When I'm connected with the host machine using remote desktop connection I can successfully login to the OS running on ...
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Windows 10 shows themed images on login screen, then opens browser to page related to image after login - how can I prevent it?

On the login screen they show pictures, and I have to admit, sometimes they are nice but I do not want them. After I log in, windows 10 starts the browser and it goes to a page related to the image ...
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“I forgot my pin” on windows 10 does not work

I forgot my PIN on my Windows 10 VirtualBox machine. I don't see any other way to make logon and I just see the form to type the PIN. There is also the "I forgot my PIN" to click but it ...
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SSO doesn't login immediately

I created a web-app with SSO (Single-Sign-On) integrated. The app authenticates the user via AzureAD. What I want is, that the user is logged in immediately after clicking on the app-link. ...
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How can I know when I logged in to my computer? (After a lock or at startup) [duplicate]

I'm working on a Windows-10 machine, Home edition. I would like to know when I logged on to my computer, mostly after a lock. In order to do this, I'm looking at the event log (security auditing), ...
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can not enter password on Windows 8 log-on page- Business domain

I am new here, I tried searching to see if there was a similar question and I could not find any. I hope this has not been asked before. I have a laptop from my old job, that I got to keep after I ...
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Can't Log on to Windows 10 PC because Microsoft Account was Deleted

I'd really appreciate some help on this. I recently set up a Microsoft account for my niece and used it to log in to a new computer intended to be given to her. I downloaded any programmes she'd need ...
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How to login to Zoom with a specific account using a command?

I want a command or something that can help me login into my Zoom account, because my brother and I are using the PC, but with different accounts. I want a command connected with my account so that I ...
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Windows Login screen to home screen

If you start your windows machine you see this wallpaper and the clock in the bottom left corner. If you click somewhere you go to the login page where you can choose between the users. If you wait ...
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Locked out of windows for no specific reason. 2 hours

What's going on here? There's been no failed attempts, no other users, There's no other options, and the PC is only ever put to sleep. I dual boot the system (Kali Linux & Windows 10) and I've ...
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How to investigate what slows down Windows 10 login?

Context I've recently installed a new Windows 10 (19042). After install I noticed and really enjoyed that in the logon screen after I typed my password and pressed enter, the desktop showed up ...
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Microsoft Office won't recognise my account

I have just downloaded office suite on my computer - I got access to it from my university. It downloaded fine and the apps open with no issue but they won't let me sign in. I am trying to set up ...
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Lock screen does not disappear with all keys

On 2 computers, I cannot activate the login screen by pressing the # key on my keyboard. I have observed similar behavior in the past with some other keys, but I ignored it until now, because I simply ...
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Windows 10 login after reset

I have recently reset my windows 10 using the reset option in the settings app, and when it restarted, it took me to the normal login screen instead of the setup area, and wont let me log in with my ...
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Unable to add second finger print on the second account with Windows Hello

I have been using Windows Hello with finger print on my machine for past few years (with index finger). Yesterday added a new local admin account and wanted to use my middle finder to sign in. However,...
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Windows 10 (Pro) can't stop sign in screen for local admin account

I have a laptop which I put Windows 10 Pro on and I have a local (non MS) account which is an admin with no password. The problem I have is when I sleep the computer it shows me the "Sign In"...
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With `su <name> --login`, what's the alternative to --login?

The man page for su states that for su <name> --login, adding the --login makes it a login shell. What's the alternative to this? I assumed that since you're changing the user, you have to log ...
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Please Help!!! Forgotten Windows 8.1 Administrator login password on HP 110-210 Desktop PC [duplicate]

I have reviewed the existing "fixes" or ways to restore and/or recover or remove administrator passwords on Windows 8.1 operating systems on other sites to no avail. I'm hoping someone in ...
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Can't log into my Kali Linux VM no matter what I do

I am fairly experienced in downloading and installing a variety of Kali Linux distributions and I have never once had this issue. I just recently downloaded the 2020.4 ISO file image for Kali (kali-...
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Login fails when using FQDN to access local Windows 10 shares

I have a Windows 10 Professional PC running 20H2 build 19042.685. I recently reformatted the PC and freshly installed this version. It was running the same or very similar version prior to the ...
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ZTE F609, telnet issue

I have modem ZTE F609 (Software Version V7.0.10P7N1) and I can't telnet it because of wrong login/password. I tried many different variants (all that Google and my imagination provided me:D), like ...
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Windows 10 won’t log in and can’t be reset or enter safe mode. How can I fix this?

I restarted my Windows 10 Home laptop after uninstalling a programme, but when it restarted the log in screen was different from usual. Instead of the box asking for my pin, there was a button saying “...
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how to remove multiple login saved from chrome

I am using Chrome browser Version 87.0.4280.88 (Official Build) (64-bit) but due to using many gmail accounts I have saved it. The problem is when I am with some friend or some one and multiple ...
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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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Script to avoid typing very long password into SSH [duplicate]

I first use my team's account to ssh a server and then login to my server. To login to initial team's account, I need to enter a long very complex 30 character machine generated password and then in ...
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every time i start my computer blue screen of death shows up and restarts it

every time i start my computer blue screen of death shows up and restarts it. This means I am unable to use my computer. I tried resetting windows but I didn't have the permissions. What happens is I ...
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-Windows 10 Home Signin takes a really long time (like around 10 minutes)

Here are the details about my computer: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6200U CPU @ 2.30GHz Installed RAM 16.0GB 64-Bit Operation System, x64-based processor Windows 10 Home Windows Feature Experience Pack ...
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how a user session-terminate works in linux?

I'm in arch linux with kde and sddm installed. When i logout i see black screen with a cursor on it. For some reason the sddm is not starting correctly after logout, dont know why. I wanna know what ...
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Run a program on logon between time using task scheduler

I want a script/program to start at "start-time" and close at "end-time" when the user is logged on. Also if the user logs on between "start-time" and "end-time"...
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Remote Desktop Login: login settings are missing

I have a question about remote desktop login: Two of our clients (Lenovo notebooks) do not have the login settings (user name, request login information). Both notebooks are in a Windows domain. They ...
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Is it possible to log out and switch to the login screen of a different user with a single action

On Windows 10, is it possible to log out of the currently logged in user and switch to the login screen of a different user at the same time? Currently I can either click the other user's profile in ...
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Can't set other user accounts to log in

On a windows 10 20H2 system there is a user AzureID\someuser and it can login with PIN and/or password. There are two more local accounts (one is 'administrator') on the system and they can't login ...
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Cannot login to Windows 10 with domain or local user after Windows update

Today, two of my machines have received Windows updates and rebooted. After rebooting, the login screen showed both my username as well as an inputbox for username and password, which struck me as odd ...
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How to fix login incorrect password even though password is correct windows 10

I changed my username in regedit HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE->SOFTWARE->Microsoft->Windows NT->ProfileList->ProfileImagePath because there was space between my name. After that I was working in ...
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How do I take a screenshot of windows 7 logon screen

I am trying to create a windows 7 crazy error on scratch but i need a screenshot for my logon screen for the project so can someone tell me how to take a screenshot of my logon screen without any ...
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I need help trying to figure out how to get my computer to let me login

On my HP computer I try to login and when I put my pin in it says, "This sign-in option is disable because of failed sign-in attempts or repeated shutdowns. Use a different sign-in option or keep ...

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