Whenever you start or restart your PC Windows 8 shows beautiful lock screen (read how to customize this) which disappears and shows login screen when you press enter you need to enter password to logon to Windows, tired of typing few keystrokes – like in Window 7 in Windows 8 too you can also automatically login without need to entering password, let us see how.

Windows 8 Login screen

Automatically logging into Windows 8

1. Press Win + R to open  Run command, type netplwiz and press Enter.

2. Now  under Users tab uncheck for “users must enter a user name and password to use this computer “,  click Apply and Ok.

user accounts

3. Now enter the password in automatically log on dialog window, click Ok, restart your Computer.

automatically log on window

You won’t be prompted to enter your password  again during login and no lock screen appears either.

Update October 2, 2014: The above steps to automatically logon to Windows without entering password works on Windows 10 also.