Hello there, PinnacleMP.
Here are a few troubleshooting steps that we can perform to fix this unusual behavior. Let's run the Clean Install process first, and open your company file to reset the administrators password.
Here's how to reset it:
After that, you can change your login settings. However, there are things to consider before changing this settings. Here's an article that you can check out for more details: Stay logged in to QuickBooks company file (sign in without entering your password).
Let me know how this worked on your end. I'll be around to help!