How to Enable Auto Logon In Windows 10 Using The Registry

Usernames and passwords are a great way to protect your information in public workspaces. However, if you’re using your computer in a safe place logging in all the time can get tedious. If you want to cut through all that red tape and get to your desktop screen faster, auto logins are the answer.

How to Enable Auto Login with the Windows 10 Registry in 4 Easy Steps

Changing your registry is never a simple process and can have negative effects if done incorrectly. So before you start these steps, you should first create a recovery point on your computer.

Step 1 – Access The Registry

Click on the Start menu and select Run. You can also press the Windows logo key + R to get the same text box.
Keyboard

Step 2 – Open the Registry Editor

Run Dialogue
 

Step 3 – Locate the Propper Registry Key

				
					HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon.
				
			

Registry Editor

Step 4 – Add The Following Keys

Go to the Edit menu, select New and then String Value.

New Registry String

  1. DefaultUserName – This value should be the user account that you want to automatically logon (Case Sensitive).
  2. DefaultPassword – This value should be the password for the user account that you want to automatically logon (Case Sensitive).
  3. AutoAdminLogon – Set this value to 1
    Admin Logon Key Value

Now reboot your computer and it should automatically login using the account specified.
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