How to enable and disable Secure Sign-In in Windows 10

Without knowing computer skills, you can also understand how important computer security is. One way to do this is to enable Secure Sign-in, which requires the user to press Ctrl + Alt + Delete on the lock screen before logging in.

Without knowing computer skills, you can also understand how important computer security is. One way to do this is to enable Secure Sign-in , which requires the user to press Ctrl + Alt + Delete on the lock screen before logging in. It takes an extra step, but it protects the system from login-imitating programs to get password information. The following article will show how to enable - disable Secure Sign-in in Windows 10.

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Method 1: Turn on - off Secure Sign-in using netplwiz

Step 1: Press Windows + R key combination , in the Run dialog box type "netplwiz" and press Enter .

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Step 2: Display the User Account window . Switch to the Advanced tab , check the box Require users to press Ctrl + Alt + Delete to turn on the Secure Sign-in feature (uncheck to turn off). Then click on Apply > OK .

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Method 2: Turn on - off Secure Sign-in in Local Security Policy

* Note: This method does not work in Windows 10 Home version because there is no Local Security Policy .

Step 1: Press the Windows + R key combination , in the Run dialog box type "secpol.msc" and press Enter .

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Step 2: In the Local Security Policy window , in the left pane, expand Local Policies , click on Security Options . Look to the right panel, double click on the line Interactive logon: Do not required CTRL + ALT + DEL .

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Step 3: A new window appears, select Disabled to enable Secure Sign-in (or select Enabled to turn off), then click Apply > OK .

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Method 3: Turn on - off Secure Sign-in using Registry Editor

* Note: Registry Editor is a recommended editor for people who are knowledgeable about information technology, so to ensure system safety, before you edit, you should back up the Registry to restore it. If the operation has errors.

Step 1: Press the Windows + R key combination , in the Run dialog box type "regedit" and press Enter .

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Step 2: In the left panel, access HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SOFTWARE > Microsoft > Windows NT > CurrentVersion > Winlogon . On the right panel, double click on the line of DisableCAD .

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* If DisableCAD can not be found , you can create it yourself by right-clicking on the table area on the right, selecting New > DWORD (32-bit) Value , and naming it DisableCAD .

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Step 3: Set Value data to 0 to enable Secure Sign-in (or set to 1 to turn off), then click OK .

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The next time you boot Windows 10, you will be Secure Sign-in before you sign in.

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Through the above article, I have shown you some ways to enable - disable the Secure Sign-in mode in Windows 10 to enhance the security of the computer. I wish you success and always keep your computer safe!

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