"I linked my Microsoft account and now I can't get rid of the password on my login screen. I have typed "netplwix" into the run box and unchecked the box that says "users must enter a user name and password to use this computer" but I am still required to type my Microsoft password into the login field. What else am I missing?"
If you're just tired of entering a password each time you log-in to your machine, you may want to try searching online for remove password Windows 10. Once you have removed the password from your Windows 10 system, your computer will no longer ask you to enter a password when you wish to use your computer.
There are various methods that you can use to remove login password Windows 10 and enjoy a straightforward way of using your Windows machine. In the following guide, you are going to learn about six methods that help you get rid of the password on your Windows 10 computer.
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Step 1: Download and burn the software onto a CD/DVD/USB drive as shown below.
Step 2: Insert the software disc or USB drive into your computer's appropriate slot and boot your computer from it. When the software launches, choose your Windows installation and hit the Next button.
Step 3: Select your user account, tickmark Remove the password, and click on the Next button.
Step 4: The password will soon be removed from your system. You will see the following message when the password is removed.
You can now log-in to your user account without entering a password.
Netplwiz is a wizard on your Windows 10 computer that allows you to control many features of your system. One of the elements it lets you control is your user account meaning you can use the wizard to remove password of your Windows 10 user account.
It's easy to use netplwiz to remove the password from your system and the following shows how you can go about doing it on your computer:
Step 1: Open the Start Menu on your Windows 10 system and search for and click on netplwiz. It will launch the netplwiz wizard on your computer.
Step 2: On the following screen, click on the tab that says Users if you are not already there. Then, untick the box that says Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer and finally click on the OK button.
Step 3: To make sure you are the authorized user, it will prompt you to enter your current password. Do so and click on the OK button.
There you go. You have successfully removed the login password from your Windows 10 computer. Enjoy a password-free experience on your computer.
If you are not a huge fan of using various utilities to perform tasks on your computer, you can use the Settings app to remove the password from your system. The app comes preinstalled on all the Windows 10 systems and the following shows how you can use it to remove your password.
Step 1: Open the Settings app on your computer by pressing the Windows + I keyboard shortcut. When the app launches, click on the option that says Accounts.
Step 2: Click on Sign-in options in the left sidebar on the following screen and then click on Change beneath Password.
Step 3: You will be asked to enter your current password to proceed. Do so and hit Next.
Step 4: It will prompt you to enter your new password. Leave all the fields empty and click on Next.
That's all there is to it. Your Windows 10 login password has been successfully removed and you can access your machine without entering a password from now onwards.
Control Panel is the go to place for many users who wish to make changes to their systems. If you are a fan of Control Panel, you would be glad to know you can use it to remove your Windows 10 login password. The following shows how to do it:
Step 1: Launch Control Panel on your PC and change view to Large icons. Then, click on the option that says User Accounts.
Step 2: Click on Manage another account on the screen that follows.
Step 3: Select the user account whose password is to be removed. Usually, this is your own user account.
Step 4: Click on Change the password in the left sidebar on the following screen.
Step 5: Enter in your current password and leave all other fields empty. Then, click on the Change password button.
That should have removed the login password from your Windows 10 computer.
Many tech savvy users would prefer to use Command Prompt to make modifications to their computers and you would be glad to know you can use it to remove your password.
Step 1: Press Windows + R keys to open the Run dialog box and type in cmd and hit Enter.
Step 2: When the command prompt window opens, type in the following command and press Enter.
net user Administrator *
Step 3: The system will ask you to provide a new password. Don't enter anything and just press the Enter key twice.
The password should be removed from your Windows 10 computer.
Local Users and Groups is yet another utility that lets you make changes to your system. It can help you remove your user account password and the following shows how to do it.
Step 1: Open the Run dialog box by pressing Windows + R keys and enter in lusrmgr.msc and hit Enter.
Step 2: Click on Users in the left sidebar and right-click on your user account and select Set Password.
Step 3: Click on Proceed on the following screen.
Step 4: Leave the fields empty on the following screen and click on OK.
Your current password should be removed from your Windows 10 computer. That was how to remove laptop password Windows 10 using the Local Users and Groups utility.
Many users get tired and frustrated when they have to enter a password each time they want to use their computer. Fortunately, it has now become easier than ever to remove password Windows 10 using the above methods. And if you have forgotten your password, you can use Windows Password Recovery Tool to remove the password from your account.Free Download Buy Now($39.95)