Passwords: Eliminating All Requests For: Possible ?

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  1. Robert11

    Robert11

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    Hello,

    Several "elderly" users, and the Password "stuff" is a really big hindrance.

    e.g., I have Bootcamp, and when I switch from the Mac OS to W10 via Bootcamp, a screen
    shows up with a pretty pix, and remains.

    But, if I click on it, it asks for a Password.
    Unless clicked on, no password request.
    You can imagine the problems something like this causes for elderly folks.

    Basically, I would like to eliminate every, and all, password requests
    when logging in, switching from Mac OS to W10, vice versa, etc.

    Any "easy" way to accomplish this ?

    Thanks,
    Bob
     
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    I am close to elderly...72 and cannot imagine any problems with passwords, now and in the future. BUT I am a firm believer in simple passwords, not these 32 character ones full of symbols and that have no meaning to a reader. I think that W10 can be set up to not require a password.

    Somebody will be along to say that simple passwords cause you to get hacked and to use a password manager
     
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    I haven't had any problem with Microsoft Account and/or Local Account, both with Administrative Rights, in setting a password, rebooting then setting a PIN for them, usually just 4 numbers. The PIN is tied to the Password, can remove the PIN but the Password then is active.
     
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    I'd suggest a PIN as well. It can't get any easier although the PIN CAN contain letters and symbols if wanted.
    All my Win 10 machines run on PIN.
     
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    Hi,

    Thanks all. Appreciate this, and All the prior help.
    Great Forum and folks on.

    Bob
     
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    Another possibility is during a clean installation of windows 10 when a password entry appears don't enter anything. Look around for a way to continue. "Next" or whatever. This worked for me as I have windows 10 operating without any sort of login or password. Love it!
     
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