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    Question Windows 8 - How do I remove the password from a Local User?

    I accidently put in a password when installing WIN8. I have no need for the security as I am using my computer in my home and I am the only one that uses it.

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    I have Windows 7 and I'd like to believe you can do the same in Windows 8
    I have a password when I access my account
    I went into user accounts
    One of the options in my user account is to remove the password

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    Dick,

    I feel your pain; however, a password is necessary for several tasks, such as scheduling a program or other task to run.
    ??Would you be served as well by keeping the password, but not requiring it to logon at every reboot??

    Zig

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    I suggest you use AutoLogon to log you in automatically, while leaving the password in place: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/s.../bb963905.aspx
    Rui
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    In windows 8, that option has been removed, kinda sort of. It's different from windows 7 for sure. In windows 8 to use a password or not to use one, is to use a local account - with out a password or signed in - using a MS approved password, which is your MS email address.

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/w...emove-password

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