Security: Use Secure Sign in with (Ctrl+Alt+Delete) – Enable or Disable in Windows 8?

If you want to enable or disable Secure Sign-in in Windows 8, go through this tutorial.

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What is Secure Sign in?

It is very important to keep your PC as secure as possible. One way to do so is to enable secure Sign in, so that all users need to press Ctrl+Alt+Delete to log on securely. After pressing Ctrl+Alt+Delete the users are asked to type a valid username and password to access the computer.
Secure logon provides an additional layer of security for your computer. It ensures you that the authentic Windows logon screen appears and thus it stops any type of mimic of your personal log in information. It means, if you have enabled the Secure logon or Secure Sign in in your computer, no other program (such as a virus or spyware) can intercept your user name and password information as you enter it.
Secure Logon
Follow the steps to add or remove Startup Programs in Windows 8.

You must be signed in as an administrator to perform all the steps mentioned below in this tutorial.


Steps to enable or disable Secure Logon in Windows 8

1. Press (Windows + R) to open the Run dialog, then type


And click on OK.


Run Command
2. If User Account Control (UAC) dialog box appears, then click on Yes.
3. Now, User Accounts window will open. Click on Advanced tab.

Advanced Tab
4. Check the Require users to press Ctrl+Alt+Delete box and click on OK to enable Secure Sign-in.

Enable Secure logon

4. Un-check the Require users to press Ctrl+Alt+Delete box and click on OK to disable Secure Sign-in.

Disable Secure Logon

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