This article from InSource shows how to have an account automatically locked out as soon as a user first logs on.
- Author: Joseph Hefner
- Published: 05/30/2018
- Applies to: All
Sometimes it might be necessary to have an account automatically startup upon boot and lock the logged in account. This can be necessary if software cannot run as a windows service but needs to be running every time the computer boots up. Below are the steps to automatically logout a user upon initial logon.
Step 1) Open up a new notepad.
Step 2) Type the following:
Step 3) Save as a bat file:
Step 4) Place the bat file into the startup folder at the locations below. These locations may be different depending on the Operating System:
- C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup
- C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp