How to Disable First sign in Animation (Windows 10)

Windows 10 is consisted with a great user interface and loads of useful features. Apart from them, you can also find some animation. Different types of animations are implemented and can be found when you will close the window, right click on taskbar, click on Start Menu and so forth. The most awkward animation will be loaded when you will create a new user account and try to sign in for the first time.

Windows 10 machine shows this animation while setting up various things like apps, settings etc. for that user account. This is quite interesting. Although, this particular time is mandatory for a new account, yet some people hate this animation. Not only Windows 10, but also, you can find this animation in Windows 8 and 8.1.

Although, you cannot disable animation for the very first sign in of your first account, but, this is possible to disable it for the second account of your PC. This is simple and very straightforward. You do not have to install any third party software since it can be done using Registry Editor and Group Policy Editor. Both work same and great. You can use anyone of them.

Important note: Before using Registry editor, make sure that you have made a backup of those files and create a system restore point. These are for security purposes. In case, anything goes wrong, you can simply get back your previous files and installation without any problem.

Registry tweak to disable animation for first sign in

At first, open your Registry Editor. For that, press Win + R, type regedit and hit enter. Click on the YES button on UAC confirmation popup. Following that, navigate through the following path,


Here you can find more other preloaded value. You need to create another DWORD value under System folder. Therefore, just right click on the empty place on your right side, select New and click on DWORD (32-bit) value.

Registry tweak to disable animation for first sign in

Name it EnableFirstLogonAnimation. Now, double click on this value and make sure that you have set it to 0. If you want to enable first sign-in animation, you can simply set the value to 1 or delete the entire newly created value.

Use Group Policy Editor to disable first sign-in animation

This is another simply process and not much time confusing. At first, open Group Policy Editor. For that, press Win + R, type gpedit.msc and hit enter. Now, navigate through the following path,

Computer Configuration >> Administrative Templates >> System >> Logon

Here you can find an option called Show first sign-in animation on your right side.

Use Group Policy Editor to disable first sign-in animation

Just double click on it and set it to Disabled. Don’t forget to save your changes.

Hope these little tutorials will help you a lot.


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