How do I force auto login?
Use Registry Editor to turn on automatic logon
- On the Edit menu, click New, and then point to String Value.
- Type DefaultPassword, and then press Enter.
- Double-click DefaultPassword.
- In the Edit String dialog, type your password and then click OK.
What does interactive logon mean?
Interactive login is authentication to a computer through the usage of their local user account or by their domain account, usually by pressing the CTRL+ALT+DEL keys (on a Windows machine). When the user is logged in, Windows will run applications on behalf of the user and the user can interact with those applications.
What is ForceAutoLogon?
The ForceAutoLogon setting, when configured to True (1), effectively locks out all users aside from the one set as default user and password. However, it’s possible to break the automatic login with SHIFT key.
How do I automatically log into a domain in Windows 10?
How to setup auto login on Windows 10
- Select the user account which you want to configure as auto login user.
- Uncheck the box Users must enter a username and password to use this computer. Click Apply You will be prompted to enter password for the selected user.
- Enter the password and click OK.
What is interactive logon in Active Directory?
The interactive logon process confirms the user’s identification by using the security account database on the user’s local computer or by using the domain’s directory service. This mandatory logon process cannot be turned off for users in a domain.
What does the forceautologon setting do?
The folks on the logon team wish me to remind you that the ForceAutoLogon setting does more than just log on an account automatically. They’ve had to deal with large numbers of people who set the key without really understanding what it does, and then getting into trouble because what they get is not what they expected.
Why is the Autologon feature not working?
This registry change does not work if the Logon Banner value is defined on the server either by a Group Policy object (GPO) or by a local policy. When the policy is changed so that it does not affect the computer, the autologon feature works as expected.
How do I configure local security policy on a local computer?
This policy setting can be configured by using the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) to be distributed through Group Policy Objects (GPOs). If this policy is not contained in a distributed GPO, this policy can be configured on the local computer by using the Local Security Policy snap-in.
Is it possible to assign default policies to specific ous and groups?
Cheers! its a good start, but Best practices is to NEVER Edit the Default Policies, just in case you need to revert, create new ones geared for specific areas, you can then assign them to specific OUs and groups. Was this post helpful? Thanks for your feedback!