How to turn off autologon ...do I just turn off service?

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How to turn off autologon ...do I just turn off service?

Post by catbox » Wed Oct 21, 2020 11:43 am

I need to turn off the autologon feature that I install on PC years back. Does turning off the Macro Scheduler Service achieve this? ...or does it control more than autologon?

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Re: How to turn off autologon ...do I just turn off service?

Post by JRL » Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:18 pm

I've never used AutoLogon but isn't just a checkbox? If you look at the "Tools" then "Options" pulldown from the Main Menu, There is a checkbox that says something like "Enable AutoLogon..."

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Re: How to turn off autologon ...do I just turn off service?

Post by catbox » Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:38 pm

There is a checkbox.... I do not have it checked.... but my logon screen is still defaulting to the macro logon user.

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Re: How to turn off autologon ...do I just turn off service?

Post by JRL » Wed Oct 21, 2020 12:47 pm

I'd check it
Exit out of Macro Scheduler
Restart Macro Scheduler
Uncheck it
Exit
Restart
and see if it made a difference.

Its most likely a registry setting and Its possible that when you've installed updates the update process didn't look at the registry to see whether or not the box should be checked.

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Re: How to turn off autologon ...do I just turn off service?

Post by catbox » Wed Oct 21, 2020 2:46 pm

I went through these steps... did not remove. Good suggestion though!

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Re: How to turn off autologon ...do I just turn off service?

Post by JRL » Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:58 pm

Waited a day and no one with an answer... So I'll make another guess.

Find every script that has Autologon enabled and turn it off. Perhaps then the "Tools/Options/Enable AutoLogon..." checkbox will function to remove the service.

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Re: How to turn off autologon ...do I just turn off service?

Post by Marcus Tettmar » Fri Oct 23, 2020 1:42 pm

If you want to fully uninstall AutoLogon go to the Macro Scheduler program folder and run uninstall_autologon.bat
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Re: How to turn off autologon ...do I just turn off service?

Post by Dorian (MJT support) » Fri Oct 23, 2020 2:47 pm

Have added this to the Knowledgebase. :D
Yes, we have a Custom Scripting Service. Message me or go here

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Re: How to turn off autologon ...do I just turn off service?

Post by markir » Mon May 23, 2022 3:27 pm

What if the uninstall does not work? My machine is a VM and this user will sometimes stop me from being able to remote into my machine. I have to go into the VM environment and reboot the VM.

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