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How to Automatically Sign In and Lock Windows 8.1

How to Automatically Sign In and Lock Windows 8.1

Waiting for your computer to start and Windows to load is a time consuming yet necessary evil. Or is it? While there's no way to instantly go from a cold boot to signed in and ready to go (though having an SSD definitely helps), there is a simple method to configure Windows 8.1 to automatically sign in while still maintaining your...

How to Enable Num Lock Automatically at Windows Startup

How to Enable Num Lock Automatically at Windows Startup

It can be irritating to have to manually turn on the num lock at every Windows startup, especially if your password has numbers in it. You can change this in most computer BIOS menus, but it can also be changed in the Windows Registry Editor, also known as regedit. Tweak the registry entry to make num lock turn on automatically...