How to Remove User Password from Windows 10

Windows 10 has an improved security feature to provide maximum security and privacy to the user. Typically, the user account is linked with a registered Microsoft account. You can log in to your PC by entering the same password of your Microsoft account or by entering a PIN code if the PIN code is already enabled.

This article deals with the process of removing Windows 10 password to sign in directly into the system. This is obviously not recommended for all users whether of PC or Laptop so, you have been warned.

A password less system is unsafe, but you can remove the password if the system is at a place of where no stranger passes by. Unlike the previous versions of Microsoft Windows OS, Windows 10 password removal is merely based on a single Un-Check of the option in the user accounts. Follow the steps below to begin the process of removing windows 10 password.

Click on the Start menu button start typing Run, the search bar will be open automatically. You can also do this work by pressing Windows + R buttons simultaneously on your keyboard.

A new window named as Run will open on the screen. Type netplwiz without any space and press Enter or click OK to proceed further.

The netplwiz command will take you in the User Accounts window. Make sure that you are in Users options.

Un-check the option User must enter a user name and password to use this computer and click on the Apply button in the bottom right of this window.

When you click on apply, a new window of Automatically Sign in will pop up.

Enter the User name and your current password in Password and Confirm Password options and click OK to remove the password.

Make sure that you enter the same current password in both Password and Confirm Password options.

Now go to the start menu and Restart your system. The system will be logged in directly without asking user name or password.

Muhammad Imran Habib

Imran is a technology evangelist with 8 years of experience working with some of the Industry leading companies. Imran's expertise includes On-Prem/Virtual Infrastructure deployments, IT Solutions for SMEs, End User Computing Support.

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