Yubico Login for Windows application provides a simple and secure way for YubiKey users to securely access their local accounts on Windows computers.
The primary benefits of Yubico Login for Windows include:
Yubico Login for Windows is designed to provide strong MFA for logging into local accounts on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 computers. It is not suited for logging into any of the following accounts: Azure Active Directory (AAD), Active Directory (AD), Microsoft accounts.
See also: Yubico Login for Windows Configuration Guide | Yubico support
Once you have Yubico Login setup and configured for a local account on the computer, the user will be required to connect the YubiKey security Key before typing their user name and password credentials to log in to Windows.
This tutorial will show you how to set up Yubico Login to login to a local account with a YubiKey security key in Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.