Reset Windows 11 Password Without Any Software
Sometimes, you might not know the PIN or password for your Windows 11 computer. If this happens, you might be wondering how to get around the login screen.
Even though a password is important to keep your system safe, you may have lost or forgotten it and don’t know how to get past the Windows 11 login screen.
It’s a common problem, but you don’t need to worry because there are several ways to turn on the Windows 11 auto login feature and get to the desktop without a password.
At the same time, it’s important to protect your Windows 11 device by using a password. But if you need to, it’s easy to skip the login screen, as I’ll explain below.
Here is a quick guide to help you fix the problem if you can’t get rid of your PIN in Windows 11.
Bypass Windows 11 login screen using another admin account
If you have another Windows 11 account with administrator rights, log in to this account.
Press Win + R to launch the Run dialog.
Type cmd and press the Ctrl + Shift + Enter to launch the Command Prompt (Admin).
Copy and paste net user accountname newpassword in the Command Prompt window and press Enter.
Make sure to replace accountname and newpassword with the new credentials
Exit the Command Prompt and restart your PC.
Use the new username and password to login.
Use safe mode with Command Prompt
Start Windows 11 in safe mode using the 1st method in the post.
Once your PC reloads, select Troubleshoot.
Click on Advanced Options.
Select Startup Settings.
Press the Restart button.
Press F6 as the computer boots to get into Safe Mode with Command Prompt.
In the Command Prompt window, run net user username newpassword
Make sure to replace the username and newpassword.
Restart your PC and use the new password you just made to get into Windows 11.
Set Windows 11 Auto Login from Settings
Press Win + I to open Settings.
Go to Accounts and select Sign-in options.
Turn off For improved security, only allow Windows Hello sign-in screen for Microsoft accounts on this device.
On the pop-up screen, enter the password and press Yes.
Press Win + R to open the Run dialog
Type netplwiz and hit Enter.
Uncheck the box next to User must enter a username and password to use this computer.
Press Apply and OK. This will enable auto-login.
Restart your PC to save changes.