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How can I fix my “P” key on Windows login?

On Windows 10 login, my "P" key does not function in the password field. I can get around the problem in two ways: If I instead use my PIN to login, the P key works just fine once I'm actually logged-...
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Start all Windows startup programs at boot without logging in

Sometimes, after booting my Windows system (from a normal shutdown, not a restart, and with the "Fast Startup" option on), I notice that from time to time, Windows automatically loads all of my ...
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Is it possible to break Windows 10 password (login screen) without rebooting?

I have Windows 10 installed on my laptop with BitLocker activated, but I like to put it in sleep mode with a login password. If someone steals my laptop in this state, how secure would my data be? ...
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Get back to clock from Windows 10 login prompt

I lock my screen in Windows 10 by pressing Win+L Windows displays my photograph with a big clock I (accidentally) click on the screen Windows shows me the login prompt How do I navigate back to the ...
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Kali linux goes black screen after login

I am running it on virtualbox recently I've run out of memory (litteraly 0 bytes left) so I have resized the vdi file but I can't enter into linux to set the partitions because of the black screen ...
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MacBook Pro 2018: Can't Login with Wireless Keyboard and Mouse

Is it possible to login to a MacBook on start up / restart using an external keyboard and mouse while the laptop is closed? I've purchased a TwelveSouth BookArc to use while in the office, but it ...
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Reg safe boot mode in windows 10 [closed]

I just recently stuck with safe boot login window.I entered into safe via msconfig win win10,after restart, it enters into safe mode. I'm using 4 digit pin for user login password,and I'm the admin. ...
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In Windows 10, how do I boot directly into the login screen? [duplicate]

In Windows 7, booting up took you directly to the Login Screen where you could immediately start typing your password. By contrast, Windows 10 (or perhaps 8) introduced an intermediate Lock Screen ...
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Kali asks for login details repetively

I have Kali 2020 installed in VirtualBox and all of a sudden, i opened the machine today, and i tried to login with a user's credentials. But despite the fact that i use the correct username and ...
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Warning Symbol inside the password field of the logon screen in Centos linux 7

OS: Centos 7 There is a warning symbol inside the password field of the logon screen of my Centos 7 server that doesn't let my enter my desktop, even when I write the correct password. What is my ...
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Installed software, restarted, now the main Windows 10 user account gets stuck on the Welcome screen after entering credentials

Installed software, restarted, now the main Windows 10 user account gets stuck on the Welcome screen after entering credentials. It recognizes when I enter incorrect info. I get the normal prompt that ...
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Same named system user accounts distinguished by password

Is there a specific OS or some setting on linux/windows that will allow having at least two same named accounts which will look as one until is user logged in? Imagine it as having one main account ...
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Prompt instead of login screen [linux mint cinnamon]

Long story short, I've deleted lightdm because of the error: “Failed to start light display manager.” After I reinstalled it with synaptic. How to get it (or smth else) back? What and why I have ...
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There is a username called Microsoft on my login screen

Today when I logged in to my computer, I noticed a new user called 'Microsoft', I thought it was useless and deleted it. What was that user? Is it important? I also didn't install any applications.
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Kali Linux login screen does not appear in VMware Workstation 15 Pro

I have recently installed Kali Linux on the VMware Workstation Pro, and everything is okay after installation. However, after each restart, it shows the Debian login screen instead of the Kali Login ...
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Really slow login on Ubuntu 18.04

Just installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my new computer. The OS is dual booted with Windows 10. The OS is installed on SSD, and so the boot takes about 10 seconds. When I get to the login window, and after ...
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cannot login to Win10 as administrator, system disk inaccessible

A user accidentally removed all permissions from their system drive which is now inaccessible, as are programs in the menu or the RUN window, although Windows 10 still runs, and what's on the desktop ...
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How to make Windows 10 startup with PIN screen?

When I turn on my Windows 10, it shows a beautiful background picture, then I have to type Enter and then it will show the PIN Textbox. It it there a way to avoid having to type Enter every time I ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 stuck on Hyper-V XRDP login screen

I can get to the login, from the drop-down I chose Xorg and enter the username and password. It then hangs for 2-3 minutes on a turquoise screen like below (without the dialog).. then the dialog pops ...
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Windows 7 Logon Screen: Change Shutoff Button to Restart Button

Yes, I know Windows 7 support is ending really soon and there are plans to convert to Windows 10. However, in the meantime, I would still like to do this. On the login screen, there is a button to ...
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How to logout from wifi network

I use wifi given to me By my institute.There is a limitation of 3 devices at a time.I have 2 laptop and 2 mobile phones.At times I need to properly disconnect so that one of my device I disconnect and ...
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Why does Windows 10 disable the PIN login option after multiple shutdowns?

I was tuning my bootloader and had to restar my computer multiple times to test the changes. After a few reboots, when I tried to login to my Windows 10 account, the following error appeared after I ...
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Cant login to the laptop (windows 10 ) with domain users

at our company, we have several laptops, that for no apparent reason stopped to allow all the users who are not admins in AD to log in. When you try to log in to one of those laptops it goes to a ...
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How can I refresh the Win10 login screen to show a newly created user without a reboot?

I am using the Utilman.exe hack to create a new local Admin user at the Windows 10 login screen. However, it doesn't show up until I reboot the VM. How can I make it show up right away? I tried ...
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how to save images presented at pre login in windows 10

How do I view the pre-login image on Windows 10 after I have logged in (Screenshot 1)? There are many good images which I wanted to save when they were presented on my login screen, but I don't know ...
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Windows 10 automatically locks out with TeamViewer remote access

I just purchased my new PC and installed Windows 10 and it was looking good. Until I updated my Win10 to 1903 and Build number is 18362.356. Then the problem starts. I log into my Windows and with a ...
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My Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit OS put password itself

I sat in my chair to use my computer, and when I started Windows OS, I noticed that Windows set a password by itself and I'm sure that I have not set any password before. Okay, let's have a look the ...
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Windows 10 lock screen: ask for username shortcut

On a Windows 10 lock screen, one can configure through policy settings whether it will let you pick one user from a list, or ask for the username. If the lock screen gives a list, is there a way from ...
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Don't Show Usernames at Boot

I'm trying to prevent Windows 10 Pro (1903) from displaying usernames on the initial login screen on system boot-up. I've tried everything listed in the accepted answer here on Microsoft TechNet, but ...
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Zorin OS displaying black screen and glitchy cursor instead of login screen

I have a 2006 MacBook which kept beach-balling after login and I couldn't do anything, so I decided to install Zorin OS. It is a very good OS and I am enjoying it, but it often has this weird and ...
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No space free and login loop as user

I have had the issue, that I couldn't start a programme. I have read that the following command would fix it: sudo ln -sf /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt5/plugins/platforms/ /usr/bin/ and export ...
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In windows 10 after resetting it is showing Other user in the Login page. How do I login in my system?

I recently reset my Windows 10 in Asus Vivobook S406U. After reset it is giving me a login screen as "Other user". In that, if I type my previous user id it is not working. I ran it in safe mode (...
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Windows displays a black screen instead of password prompt

I was trying to setup a second display with my laptop, but the second display wasn't connecting. I set them up as 'extend monitor' and clicked Ok. The monitor of my laptop froze, displaying only the ...
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Windows 10 login only accepting e-mail not local domain user

This is a strange one I can't seem to figure out. This is my PC running Windows 10 Education edition. I connected to my university's Azure AD last year, and created a local profile from the student e-...
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Display program over logon screen windows

I would like to display a program (just a classic window, who get all the screen) for asking a question on login screen or lock screen. I already get my popup look like windows BSOD screen. It's for ...
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Autofill default username in Windows 10 login screen

Is there a way for Windows 10 to set up a default user login name to be filled during the interactive logon and screen unlock after the CTRL+ALT+DEL? Of course this would be just the login name, not ...
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Windows 10 randomly stops asking for a password when resuming from screensaver

I have had Windows 10 (Build 1809) installed on this system (Desktop) for less than 2 weeks now and on at least two different occasions, Windows failed to bring up the login screen when resuming from ...
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Windows 10 password field hidden on unlock screen

I have Windows 10, upgraded from Windows 7. I have a bug that I've found discussed elsewhere but yielding no satisfactory solution beyond the non-solution "Reinstall Windows". However, I narrowed down ...
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Scientific Linux Gnome desktop not loading

About half a month ago, I installed Scientific Linux 7.6 on a computer that has shut down and restarted daily as expected until today. Details of the operating system are below. Full version number: (...
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Deliberately increase the duration of log on and log off for Windows XP

I have an old Windows XP machine that was given to me for free, and I use it to store my junk. I really simply use it for the nostalgia, and one of those things is the sliding orange-and-blue bar on ...
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extending remote desktop connection without changing admin password

I want to know how to extend my remote connection time ( it disconnects in 3 minutes of idle time). And the remote desktop is protected by a password.
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Whose settings are used at the Win10 and Win7 login screens?

There are times when I want the settings I setup as an Admin for both my Win10 and Win7 machines to apply to the login screen. The only problem is that I'm not entirely sure which user's settings ...
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Admin account issue [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted the 2 admin account on my windows 10 then I restart my pc. After restart I'm not able to log in to my PC there's no account to be choose. What should I do?
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I have no authui.dll file

If I try to move it there it asks for permission, I give it, it flashes, and nothing happends. I'm pretty sure if my pc were to restart I'd have a major problem. How can I move it? Should I remove my ...
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Batch code to run a file on Log On Windows 10 Home

Is there a batch file command I can use to run a file or command, not on boot but on Logon (like resume from sleep)?
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Changing the Login Screen on Windows 10

I am looking to change the login screen background on my laptop. The reason for this is that, while it is a company machine, I spend 70% of my time in customer premises and not all the imagery is ...
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How do I log into Windows by typing the last character of my PIN?

At home, after I finish typing in the last character of my four-digit PIN, Windows automatically logs in and shows me my desktop. On my desktop PC at work, however, typing in the last character of my ...
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Windows looping back to login screen for admin account

I have two accounts on my PC. A personal one for my own use, which has got all the administrative rights and requires a PIN to login. And the other I made for my friend with no privileges and no ...
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Login time of Login-Screen is not correct?

There seems to be a Problem with the last Login Time showed on the Login Screen. Sometimes when I login, on the Screen the Time is wrong. I checked the Log in the Event viewer, and the Time there is ...
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Disable fingerprint login after reboot of Windows 10

For security measures, I'd like to force password-only logon after reboot or some timeout (1 hour+) on Windows 10. Biometrics could be used later only after successful password use, to unlock the ...

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