How to skip the Login Screen in Windows 8

Description: This article will show you how to skip the login screen in Windows 8.

  1. Open a Run dialog box by holding down the Windows Key and pressing R on your keyboard.
  2. In the box that appears, type netplwiz and click OK.
    Windows 8 Run Box
  3. Uncheck the box next to Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer, and then click OK.
    Windows 8 User Account Settings
  4. If you receive this box prompting for your password, enter it in both password boxes and click OK. You may receive this if there are multiple user accounts. This will indicate which account will be logged in once the computer starts.
    Windows 8 Automat Sign In Box
  5. Reboot the computer. Windows should now skip the login prompt and boot directly to the Start screen.