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Questions tagged [login-screen]

Use this tag when asking about login screens for any operating system

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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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Windows 10 Sign-in options

Is it possible to show the Sign-in options symbols directly when the Sign-in screen shows up without first clicking on the Sign-in options header on the Windows 10 Sign-in screen? Is there any file ...
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Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon - Login Screen

I was running Mint 18 Cinnamon which allowed me to run a slide show of images at the login screen. Mint 19 Cinnamon does not seem to have this feature (I am informed this is due to the enhancements ...
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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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HideWirelessSetupInOOBE not working. Wireless setup option still prompts after Task Deployment upon first logon attempt

After we deployed Windows 10 1803 via SCCM TS on computers with Wifi adapter automatically enabled, there is a step in the OOBE Setup Wizard to choose or skip the Wifi network, even if the ethernet ...
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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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Clipboard in VirtualBox at login dialog

I have a Linux Host (Fedora 28) with a Windows 7 VirtualBox Guest. Clipboard works fine but it isn't available at login time. So it's a pain, I have to type a very very long password... Is there a way ...
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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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Cannot log into Solarwinds MailAssure from our LAN

When I attempt to log into the Solarwinds MailAssure console from within my corporate LAN, I receive an error that basically says I cannot log in due to too many failed attempts. This occurs even if ...
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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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How to type the ’ character on Windows 10 login screen?

Out of stupidity, I have used the ’ character in my Windows 10 login password via copy-paste, thinking that it is either ', ` or ' and now can't login to my Windows 10 account (am using Linux Mint ...
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Is it possible to make the login screen and the unlock screen different in Windows 10?

In all previous versions of Windows, the screen that appears when a user locks the computer AFTER logging in is different than the screen that appears when the user has not yet logged on or has logged ...
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Mac login screen is not the default login screen anymore

My Mac's login screen is different from the normal one now and I am not sure why. My current login screen looks a little like this as opposed to this . Any ideas as to why this has changed? I ...
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Press and hold the power button… to unlock?

On my (Windows 10) lock screen, instead of the normal "Ctrl+Alt+Delete to unlock," there is additional instruction. I've also seen "Press and hold the Windows button, and then press the power button ...
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centos 7 how can i run xscreensaver using gdm?

I am running centos 7.3 and have been trying to run xscreensaver from my gdm session, so that the screensaver will run even when nobody is logged in on the console. I have googled so many different ...
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Showing whether I'm currently logged in on the sign-in screen in Windows 10?

On Windows 8.1, if you log in and then lock your session, the password-entry field says "Locked" above it so you know you're already logged in. Is there a way to get a similar indication on the sign-...
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Windows get stuck on Login screen

Last night I intended to install a driver for 'SP flash tool' and so I restarted my windows on advance option and disabled driver signature inforcement. As I done before several month ago. But this ...
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strangest error with my windows 10 pc

I have been using PCs since 1980 and your asus motherboards since their first version. This is the strangest error that I've had my entire career. The mouse and keyboard do not let me login to ...
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Kali Linux not starting [closed]

I am beginner in Linux Systems. I had downloaded Kali 3 32-Bit to run on a 64 Bit computer. However it is only working with 32-Bit Computers. I don't know why but the login screen doesn't comes in 64 ...
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When I start my PC sometimes it doesn't log me on

Hello to the SuperUser community, I have recently installed Windows 10 Education on a Dell Precision laptop. It is on the latest, stable Fall Creators Update build (1709). In recent days I have ...
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Can’t login as myself in Ubuntu after changing runlevel

I am new to Ubuntu.  One day I was playing with the runlevel command.  Accidentally I noticed that my system went to the login screen.  From there I am not able to login, even after providing the ...
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Windows 10 login screen has become very slow since recently

Slow Login-Screen I haven't noticed when exactly I started observing the extreme slow down of the Windows 10 login screen on my laptop. Sometimes, this screen is fast as it was normally; but once in ...
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“Other user” appears multiple times on Win10 lock screen

Usually, on the Windows 10 lock screen on the bottom left, there's a clickable 'Other user' button to choose to login to another user than the current user who locked it. I'm seeing two instances of ...
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No logs shown on screen while startup and shutdown of CentOS 7.2 and /var/log/boot.log is empty

No logs are shown on the screen while shutdown and startup process of machine. /var/log/boot.log is also empty. Tried many solution suggested after searching on Internet, but none worked. (one of the ...
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Password authentication takes forever on Ubuntu 16.04

I must clarify that it's not about SSH! So please don't mark it as duplicate, it's probably not! It's the simple login on Ubuntu that is taking forever, be it just after boot or on a lockscreen or ...
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How can I display Like what you see? at Windows login?

As I log into Windows 10, there is usually a different background picture each time on the login page, and I am prompted do you "Like what you see?" in the top right corner, but only if it's not ...
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Keyboard and mouse don't work on windows login page

The situation is that keyboard and mouse DO work perfectly on the same machine on the same ports when you press F2/F12 and go to BIOS/CMOS setup. it works all the way up and down and the mouse clicks ...
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Stop automatic login in Windows 10 Fall Update

On my Windows 10 Home pc I have two users, both without password. To disable the automatic login feature, the usual hack was to alter the registry and set Enabled to 1 in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\...
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How to show on login screen the last login informations (Windows 10)?

At least on Windows 7 professional in the Group Policy, there was a setting to get informations about time, user and successful or unsuccsessful logins, while on the login screen. It seems not ...
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How to remove a user from SDDM Login window?

I have two user accounts in my Linux Mint KDE 18.2 Machine. One is me (say chitholian) as a sudo privileged user with SHELL=/bin/bash Another user (say csecu) without sudo having SHELL=/bin/ftponly (...
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Does locking PC via screensaver or Winkey+L affects background processes

As the question implies - will using the locking PC feature after idling for a while or using Winkey+L to lock the PC affects any background tasks, such as downloading or uncompressing files or server ...
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How to troubleshoot a Windows 10 laptop that has a circle that spins forever when trying to logon after waking from sleep

I have some users who are struggling with this problem. They are Dell laptops running Windows 10 and after the computer goes to sleep (shut lid, time out, etc) it is unable to log back in. Once the ...
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Locked out from WIN10 as an old user

I configured an old laptop for a new employee. I changed computer name to SURNAME-FIRSTNAME and with the netplwiz I changed the user name to Surname Firstname. After that I restarted the computer, ...
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How do I uninstall Ubuntu's Unity login screen or fix its mistaken idea of my password?

New install of full Ubuntu Server. Then manually added minimal install of Unity desktop. It was painfully slow, so I uninstalled it (using remove and purge options) and installed Enlightenment. But ...
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Is there a key combination to get the “classic logon screen” in Windows 7?

Pre-Windows 7 we can press CTRL+ALT+DEL to get the User+Password dialog (a.k.a. classic logon screen). Is there a key combination to get this "classic logon screen" from the default logon screen (i.e....
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Is there a way to get a Windows 10 lock screen slide show without tiling or zooming?

The short explanation is that I'd like to have the lock screen on my Windows 10 systems behave like the desktop background slideshow, only displaying one image at a time, (ideally) crossfading between ...
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I'm stuck in a login loop, but can access guest mode. Ubuntu 16.04

I'm still somewhat new to Linux/Ubuntu and I greatly appreciate the help. If you can explain how to do things, it'd be great. I'm very computer literate, but I still don't understand a lot about Linux....
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How to disable tabs on windows 10 login

I have a magswipe card I want to use to log in to my computer (school ID). I want to use this as a password, with the card reader plugged in as a keyboard. The only problem is that this particular ID ...
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Mac showing a different name at login screen

You can see in my screenshot that my lock screen says "Hello Erwin", which is a name I use for some website account names. I am pretty sure I have nowhere entered that on my mac and I conformed it by ...
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Linux. Default desktop enviroment for each user

I have Arch linux installed on my PC. There are two users and I want to configure LightDM than when first user login Awesome WM starts and when the second user login LXQt starts. I don't want that ...
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Win10: Can I have an admin password for installs and changes, but not have to go through a login screen (ever)?

As it says in the title I would like for windows to always (even better if this can be disabled for a specific duration) ask for a password on installs and system changes, but not for login after wake ...
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Change windows welcome gif/spinner

Is it possible to change the spinner on windows 7 default welcome screen? I want to make it look like windows 10, and I know it has to do with authui.dll but Resource Hacker doesn't really help me ...
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Unable to Login in Debian

My system got hanged while I was using Nautilus to copy a file to one of the root directories, except I was still able to go to virtual console(ctrl+alt+F1) so I tried reboot as I was in a hurry in ...
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Windows 10 login screen glitch

My windows 10 login screen is not revealed easily. I've had this problem for awhile now where the welcome screen with the clock keeps jumping up and down out of rhythm. And to lift it up and reveal ...
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How can I take screenshots of the Windows 10 Login Screen?

How can I take a screenshot of the Windows 10 Login Screen? I have read How can I take a screenshot of my logon screen in Windows 7?. Unfortunately, the posted answers reportedly only work for either ...
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How to logon to Win 10, if there is no password field?

Everytime I boot up my PC Win10 takes a little longer than it used to and opens my lockscreen. The trouble now: There is no fied to input a password. Not even my regular username is displayed. I ...