How to run programs from the lock screen or log in to Windows 10

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The popularity of Microsoft and the Windows operating system doesn't happen overnight. All of this is the product of hard work to develop one of the best operating systems that can exist.

One of the most important features of this software is the ability to be customized. Today you will know how to run programs from the lock or login screen in Windows 10.

In this article you will have all the information you need to perform this action. Something that, without a doubt, it can be quite practical. Especially when you need to quickly access a specific application or program. And what better way to do it than from the lock screen?



Windows in its course as the best operating system

Since the launch of its first version in 1985, Microsoft has empowered the world of computing with Windows. No matter how many versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system there are, has always been among the best.

Its characteristics are aspects that, even today, continue to surprise locals and foreigners. It is not just positioned as one of the safest operating systems on the market, but also as the most versatile.

The absolute preference of people for this operating system is highlighted in the statistics. As of November 2020, Windows occupies the top 2 positions as most used operating system in the world.

The first, Windows 10, used by 62,16% of computers in Worldwide. Windows 7, on the other hand, is in second place with almost 20,93%. The OS version that wasn't so lucky was Windows 8 with 0,42%.

Great qualities

Users who bought Windows 8 didn't enjoy it and Microsoft was forced to redeem itself. And what a way to do it! Windows 10 has simply extraordinary features that millions of people have loved.



Versatile, intuitive, safe and attractive. These are some of the terms used by the vast majority of its users. All of this allows you to do amazing things like send messages to other Windows computers on a network from CMD.

Run programs from the lock or login screen

It is essential know all the benefits and risks related to performing a certain action in this operating system. Only then do you know the possible negative consequences that you can face.

Running programs from the lock or login screen can be quite practical. However, you should know when and where to enable this feature.

Making an app easier to use without having to enter a password or PIN may harm you. If you are not near your computer, someone else can use the program. And if you save important information, it could be shared or deleted.

How to do it?

To run programs from the lock or login screen, you need to learn how to edit or modify Regedit Offline logs. But do not worry! The procedure, in general, is quite simple. You will immediately solve the hardest parts with the information this article gives you.

  1. Press the Windows and R keys to open the “Run” window.
  2. Type the command "regedit" and press "OK".
  3. Use the menu on the left to access the following path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE / SOFTWARE / Microsoft / WindowsNT / CurrentVersion / Image File Execution Options.
  4. Check that the folder "is present in the latter instance" Utilman.exe ". If not, you need to create it as follows:
    1. Press the right mouse button, go to "New" and select the "Password" option.
    2. Assign the above name, “Utilman.exe”.
  5. Created the element, you have to assign a value. To do this, right-click on “Ultiman.exe”, go to “New” and select “String value”.
  6. By name, assign “Debugger” and in “Value data”, assign the exact path of the application to run.
  7. Press the "Accept" button.



Can you now run the program from the lock screen?

With these steps, you will be able to run programs from the lock or login screen. It's possible restart the computer without mouse with function key F11 to check. Simple, right? What are you waiting for to try it?

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