Windows is the world’s most guided operating system. Which implies you can improve the protection of your PC to remain safe online as well as offline. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to enable or disable Windows 10 secure sign-in.

Enable or disable Windows 10 Secure Sign-In

You can enable or disable Windows 10 secure sign-in by the following methods:

  • Through Netplwiz
  • Through Local Security Policy
  • Through Registry Editor

To enable or disable Windows 10 Secure Sign-In through Netplwiz, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Run in the search bar and choose the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you will choose the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type netplwiz in the Open textbox and click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you click the OK button, the following dialogue box will appear.

Choose the Advanced tab and check the checkbox named Require users to press Ctrl + Alt + Delete. Then click Apply and OK button as highlighted in the above image.

To enable or disable Windows 10 Secure Sign-In through Local Security Policy, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Run in the search bar and choose the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you will choose the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type secpol.msc and click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. As you click the OK button, the following screen will appear.

Navigate through the following path as highlighted in the above image.

Local Policies -> Security Options

Look for the option named Interactive logon: Do not require CTRL + ALT+ DEL and double click on it. As you will double click the option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Click the tab named Local Security Settings. Select the Enabled radio button and click the Apply and OK button as highlighted in the above image.

To enable or disable Windows 10 Secure Sign-In through Registry Editor, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button. Type Run in the search bar and choose the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you will choose the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type Regedit in the Open textbox and click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you will click the OK button, the following screen will appear.

Navigate through the following path.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> SOFTWARE -> Microsoft -> Windows NT -> CurrentVersion -> Winlogon

Double click on the option named DisableCAD as highlighted in the above image. The following dialogue box will appear.

Type 1 in the Value data text box and click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. Restart the Windows 10 to apply changes.

Conclusion

By following these procedures you will be able to enable or disable Windows 10 secure sign-in.

How to enable or disable Windows 10 Secure Sign-In
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About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. You can reach Karim on LinkedIn

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