Re: Netplwiz and password dialog


If you are using a blank password then the computer goes straight to desktop bypassing the login screen regardless of the check state of the users must use a password to use this computer checkbox



Setting a password of course will change this behaviour

And the login screen will appear

When you restart



From: Bill White
Sent: 10 January 2021 17:59
Subject: [win10] Netplwiz and password dialog


I have a question about netplwiz. When I run it, the box for,

Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer,

is always checked, even though I have never used a password, PIN, or Windows Hello on this computer. Why is this? It is this way on both my PC and my laptop, and neither of them is set to use a password or any other sign in method at login for Owner, the only account on both computers.


Thank you.


Bill White




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