Disable Windows 10 First Sign-in Animation

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To disable the Windows 10 first sign-in animation screen, use one of the two following methods. Through Group Policy or the Registry.

Group Policy

  1. Run the Local Group Policy Editor (Start > type gpedit.msc)
  2. Navigate to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > System
  3. Select Logon

  4. Double-click Show first sign-in animation
  5. In the Show first sign-in animation windowselect Disabled and click OK
  6. Close the Local Group Policy Editor


Navigate to the following key in the registry using regedit.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon

Create a new DWORD (32bit) value named EnableFirstLogonAnimation and set the value to 0.

You can also use the REG ADD command:

reg add "HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon" /v EnableFirstLogonAnimation /t REG_DWORD /d 0 /f

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