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Passwords

by pop_moo / August 26, 2016 8:25 AM PDT

Just became the proud owner of a new computer, mainly because my old one bit the dust. Luckily I had everything backed up on and external, so there was no problem. I decided to install Dropbox and that's where my problems began I think. Switched off and when I went back to it I was asked for a password. As I never ever use a p/w to start my computer the only thing I could think of was the Dropbox p/w. It was the right call and I was straight in. I don't want a p/w so I went to my account and told it not to ever ask for one and it has just disregarded that.
How to I get rid of this nagging p/w and back to what I know best when there isn't one.

Please help

Tantalus

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Password
by pop_moo / August 26, 2016 2:13 PM PDT
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Maybe I didn't make my question clear, it is not Dropbox I want to get into it is Windows. I don't want to put a p/w in every time I start up my computer I just want it to start and load in Windows without a password. I removed Dropbox from my computer and this did not help so it is something I need to solve within Windows setup or system.

I thought putting Dropbox on and setting a p/w for it was causing the problem.

Tantalus

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The thing is,
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 26, 2016 12:24 PM PDT
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Dropbox does not have a no password feature. I went and checked this again and can't find a way to have it not use a password.

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Have you tried this?
by Dafydd Forum moderator / August 26, 2016 2:25 PM PDT
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That did remove it from W10.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 26, 2016 2:39 PM PDT
In reply to: Have you tried this?

Autologin works fine. Dropbox works fine as I have it remember my account info but the OP seems to be asking for no Dropbox password which I could not find a way.

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Hi Bob.
by Dafydd Forum moderator / August 26, 2016 2:46 PM PDT

In his second post he says "Maybe I didn't make my question clear, it is not Dropbox I want to get into it is Windows." So I took it at that.
Dafydd.

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