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I don't like using my email password upon login of my new windows 10 computer.

Q: I don't like using my email password upon login of my new windows 10 computer.

How can I change the password on my computer so it is not the same as my msn email account. I want to have a login password that is unique to the computer but not to my email.

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Preferred Solution: I don't like using my email password upon login of my new windows 10 computer.

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Alright, here are the facts:

1. When I start up my machine, the windows login screen tells me that I have (1) message in my Outlook 2007 - I have it set up through google.com, so my Outlook address is a gmail.com address. Yet when I open my Outlook, I don't see anything. Some messages come through, every time I restart, the screen tells me I have a message in there.

2. I had the Outlook 2007 set where when I open it up it asks for a password, and when I send something out, it asks for a password. All of a sudden, it doesn't do this anymore, no matter how many times I restart the computer, or close and open Outlook. I even attempted to use the repair feature in Outlook, but it worked to no avail. What is going on? My business depends on me being to secure my email accounts, and receive important emails - I can't afford to miss a really important one.

3. I also have this software called ComboFix that I've been hearing about which is supposed to be really good, but I didn't run it because I don't have anyone to guide me through any of the results, plus I heard it could possibly mess up my machine. I would like to run it if it will cure my machine and make my life easier.

**My machine is Windows XP.... Please can someone help me? It is greatly appreciated.

A:Outlook Is Not Asking for Password; Windows Login Display Ghost Email Message for Outlook

I do not use Outlook so I cannot help youI just want to say if you use Combofix, you are playing with fireYou might end up haveing more than a missing important message to worry aboutIt is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert", NOT for general public or personal use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.

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I have for a very long time use this picture password login option to login to my laptop, because its been so easy.
I got so used to that BUT now i wanted to change the picture and i noticed goshhh i have forgotten both my password and email address.
Should i perhaps format the whole laptop and begin from the beginning? How on earth would i find what my password and email address was? I have tried everything i can, but i assume there is no way other than formatting right?
Thank you for your replies

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After I created an account, I have never been able to access it. When I put in my user name and password, it shows it is wrong. Then, when I click on forgot user name/password, I am asked for my email or account # so they can send a reset link. I have tried both ways and I get a message telling me that my info is not recognized.
Does anyone know what I can do to gain access to my account?

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AVG picked up: SWF/Agent.QMalSign.Generic.EE6 Avg say it healed SWF/Agent.Qand MalSign.Generic.EE6 but my computer doesn't seem to be rid of them because every time I scan it, it comes back up.  Do not no how to remove Thank you for your help.Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST.txt) (x64) Version: 11-03-2015Ran by Barry (administrator) on LIVINGROOM on 23-03-2015 12:53:04Running from C:\Users\Barry\DownloadsLoaded Profiles: Koff & Barry (Available profiles: Koff & Barry)Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) OS Language: English (United States)Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: IE)Boot Mode: NormalTutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2015\avgrsa.exe(AVG Technologies CZ, s.r.o.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG2015\avgcsrva.exe(AMD) C:\Windows\System32\atiesrxx.exe(AMD) C:\Windows\System32\atieclxx.exe(Apple Inc.) C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe() C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\AXSP\1.00.19\atkexComSvc.exe(ASUSTeK Computer Inc.) C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\Disk Unlocker\ASPFSVS64.exe(ASUSTeK Computer Inc.) C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\AA... Read more

A:Facebook and google not letting me fill out email or password box for login

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I previously routinely logged into my daughters computer (running Vista Business X64 behind the firewall at her university's network) via TS Web Access.She upgraded the system to Windows 7 Ultimate to solve a video card issue and now the Remote Desktop login fails.  I can get to the machine through the gateway but it gives the "The username or password in incorrect message" on every attempt.I can have someone log using Remote Desktop from the internal network just fine using the absolute same username/password.I have had her check all of the remote settings multiple times (I have seached this one extensively).  Can anyone suggest what the problem may be and a solution.  Or even a method to diagnose would be helpful.This is a critical issue for me since she is near clueless.

A:The username or password is incorrect when attempting login to remote computer running Windows 7 Ultimate via TS Web Access

I found my own answer to this issue after I got acces to the machine physically and was able to view the security logs for the failed login attempts.  For some reason windows seven required that I use the entire computer name \\computer name\account name\ to get to the machine whereas Vista did not require full name.  Problem solved as long as I use the full name convention for the computer as expectedf behind the ts gateway.  Also don't pass the ts gateway credentials on to the remote computer as this causes it to want to log on with those creditials at the machine.    

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I have a dell laptop that uses windows 10. I do not have a password at all on my laptop. Thus if you power it on, well im on the laptop. I recall windows gives you the option to put a password for your computer when you start it up on windows 7. This is windows 10 so im sure there is this option.
First off, does this even do anything for it? Thus you need to have the password in order to start the computer up right? Or would there be a way for someone to get through the password. So im thinking about putting a password on it but im wondering does that even do anything.

A:Password for Computer Login?

Hi:

It sounds as if you are using a local account.

See here for WHY and HOW to create a password:

Password - Add to Local Account in Windows 10

Hope this helps,

MM

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I have a dell laptop that uses windows 10. I do not have a password at all on my laptop. Thus if you power it on, well im on the laptop. I recall windows gives you the option to put a password for your computer when you start it up on windows 7. This is windows 10 so im sure there is this option.
First off, does this even do anything for it? Thus you need to have the password in order to start the computer up right? Or would there be a way for someone to get through the password. So im thinking about putting a password on it but im wondering does that even do anything.

A:Password for Computer Login?

Hi:

It sounds as if you are using a local account.

See here for WHY and HOW to create a password:

Password - Add to Local Account in Windows 10

Hope this helps,

MM

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My son recently reset his log in administrator password on his Dell laptop at college (the computer has Windows XP) and now he can't remember his new password! So, he can't get into his computer! He called me asking for help. Is there anything he can do? He doesn't have any of his system disks at college, so he can't reinstall Windows XP.
 

A:Forgot computer login password

Reboot the PC in Safe Mode, login using the Administrator account, if this has no password on it then great, if it does have a password on it and it is not known then we can not help you to bypass it.

If you can login using the built in system admin account then once in go to
Start - Run type in control userpasswords2 OK
click on sons username and click on Reset Password, OK
reboot PC normally
 

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Hi all,

Im new to the site and have a problem that just came up today. I've been using Vista for about an year now and this is the first time this has happened. Currently my computer has two users....one Admin and one other user. When I now try to login to the Admin account, I am asked for a password which I never remember setting. The secondary account is still accessible and that is what I am using now. How do I go about fixing this seeing as all the files that are important for me are on the Admin account and I cannot access my Windows mail either.

All help is appreciated!
 

A:Computer all of a sudden asking for a password upon login?

Since you are new to this forum I will give you a break on bypassing the forum rules. We cannot help you bypass the admin password on your computer. You still should have the account named Administrator which you can only login into in Safe Mode if you are using Vista Home Premium.
 

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please what do i do to login? i have no idea someone please help

A:i cant remember my login password for my computer

Hello allisonsharp646 and welcome to TSF,

Please be advised that it is against forum rules to ask/offer/assist in help with pasword cracking or removal.

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I am having a couple of problems that seem to be interlated so not sure where or how to fix it. Following are my computer specificaitons:

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2300 @ 1.66GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 502 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 70888 MB, Free - 59267 MB;
Motherboard: LENOVO, MPAD-MSAE Customer Reference Boards
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

When logging in I am able to click directly into the system through an account I set up; however, there is no administrator or working password/ thumbprint entry available. As a result;

1.The password states it is incorrect which is in error as I wrote it down and still have the paper and its the correct one but will not open the system.

2. It work with the ThinkVantage program so I am not able to backup anything with ThinkVantage rescue recovery because neither my fingerprint nor password are valid.

Truly it is a bummer.... What would you suggest?
 

A:Problems with ThinkVantage and computer login password

IF you are having a problem with accessing a User Account, there is limited help we can give you due to our site's Rules and policies that protect computer security/access and the help we can give.

See this for XP's way of trying to work around a forgotten password:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/321305

That will only work in Safe Mode unless you have enabled the builtin Administrator account otherwise.

XP Home Edition is what you have running so follow steps to try and get into Windows from the site above directions.

IF however, you are having a problem with a locked hard drive or computer which is enabled we cannot help you, and most likely there is nothing you can do, the features are set up in the motherboard BIOS and cannot be altered except by expensive tinkering which is slightly risky to the data and the machine. Lenovo's have a Superivsor and a hard drive password and also, as you already are aware, the bootup finger image method. They most likely will not help you but you can try at Lenovo support.

This thread is now going to be Closed as we cannot help with forgotten or unknown passwords except as above.
 

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I'm writing this for my neighbor. She has Windows XP. Her problem is when she tries to log on to her pc, it won't let her go any farther than her password. It keeps taking her back to the password screen over and over. We know for sure that she is entering the correct one. Sometimes after she enters her password, the diagnostics will run then it takes her back to reenter her password, over and over again. Also, the previous owner password protected the BIOS but we don't know where she is now to get the password from her. Does anyone know how to solve these problems?.........Thanks........ ~~~~~Dee
 

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I found that once I upgraded to Windows 8.1 I had to use my Email account to Log In to my PC.
The User has to have a Windows Account (Mine is originally Hotmail - Live - Outlook).

I can not stand having the same Password and account info from my Email account the same as my PC.

I had to reinstall Windows 8 and then I was able to use a Personalized & Custom User Name & PC Password.

*This coincides with certain software I use when I install the same titles on multiple PCs. *(Serif - WebPlusX6 - I use a common User Name and file location).

***I will not tolerate having to be constricted to a Windows Account that makes me use the same password and user name for my Email Account and my PC.

*****Therefor, WINDOWS 8.1 is useless to me at this time.

P.S. I still get rapid boot times and custom features from Windows 8. *I assigned the Power Button where the old *Start button would be & pinned shortcuts to my task bar to navigate to apps I use frequently.

A:Seperate Windows Account, Email Password From PC Password

Hello Majestone, and welcome to Eight Forums.

You can sign in to Windows 8 with any "local account" or "Microsoft account" you want.

You do not have to setup a "Microsoft account" when installing or setting up Windows 8.1. A trick to this would be to temporarily disconnect the internet when you get to this point to then be able to setup a "Local account" instead.

If you want a Microsoft account, then you could have two Microsoft accounts, and use one to sign in to Windows 8 with and the other for your emails.

Either way, you could easily switch to a local account afterwards.
Local Account - Switch to in Windows 8
...or switch back to any Microsoft account you wanted instead.
Microsoft Account - Switch to in Windows 8
Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi guys I am wondering if there is any way that I can have my computer require a password after it has been woken up from sleep, or after the screen saver has been on, while I have auto login enabled. I have auto login on because I am too lazy to enter a password every time I start up my computer or switch between partitions. But I still would like the security of requiring a password after my computer has been woken up from sleep, or if my screen saver has come on, is there any way to do this?

A:Require a password on computer wakeup while auto login is enabled

Hello BigDirrrty, and welcome to Seven Forums.

Yes, you sure can. What you have set so far is only for automatic log on at startup. Log On Automatically at Startup
The tutorial below will show you how to enable password protection when resuming from a screen saver.Screen Saver Password Protection -Enable or Disable
The tutorial below will show you how to enable password protection on wake up.Password - Require on Wakeup
Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Somebody decided that they were going to steal my laptop and try to upgrade program from Windows 7 to some kind of vers.of 8 and set the laptop up under their name and email acct.Now I can't get back in the computer and the individual took my reinstall CD and password reset disk,which I was unable to recover.How can I reset device back to its original state without disk?

A:Windows login password

Hello, Please read this post :http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Operating-System-and-Recovery/I-forgot-my-password-can-HP-help...    Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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Hello all,

I was wondering does the windows login password give you more security in the aspect of just who can access your PC from your PC or does it give even more? Like give you more security from the net to?

swaMprUnner

A:Windows Login Password?

Hello swaMprUnner.

Having a password on all the administrator accounts is always good. I recommend that you don't use an unpassworded admin account for everyday surfing. If you don't want to type in a password everyday, I suggest you create a limited access account without a password. However, it may get frustrating having to log on to the admin account to make system changes.

Some malware will be able to access an unpassworded admin account and do uh... bad things.

Just my opinion anyways.

With Regards,
The Panda

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My father in law died suddenly a few days ago, and we need some very important information from his laptop, we havent tried anything yet cause we are scared we can lose the information. I hope somebody can help. thanks a lot.
 

A:Cant login windows xp. no password

Try Safe Mode. A lot of times that password is null (blank).

Otherwise, we cannot help with passwords. We can help with other methods to recover data.
 

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I am wondering how one could get around the password that comes up when you log into Windows. I know you can get around it by booting in safe mode and logging on as the admin. But say the admin account is password protected too, how could one get around the passwords and log into Windows XP home?
 

A:How to get around Windows XP login password?

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My nephew has just changed the password on his laptop for his Windows Login, but must have spelt it incorrectly, because now he can't get back in. It was the administrator account too so can't bypass and change the user.

Is there any work around that will let him recover or change his password so he can get back in?

A:Windows Login Password

sorry but we can not give help on password problem, he will have to try to remember it. here are the rules http://www.techsupportforum.com/foru...ork&page=rules

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My PC is fitted with a SATA drive & recently the bios lost the ability to recognize the drive when booting to windows this has happened once before).
Recovered the operating system OK now.
Previously I had a password logon to win XP.
Now I have a "old disk structure" pre reinstall BUT as I password protected the old disc / "my documents" I do not have permission to view these areas of the disc.
There are many files I would like to recover from "my docs" if possible.
I know the password used BUT my computer now will have a different identity to before.
Is there any way to recover these files or unlock the password protection on them to view ??
I have plenty of disk space so the old files should not overwritten.
I have tried software called File recovery from PC tools research without much success.

Can anyone help please ??
Many thanks
Phil
 

A:Windows XP Password Login

Welcome to TSG....

How to take ownership of a file or folder in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/Default.aspx?kbid=308421
 

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Hello All. My buddies Windows 8 HP laptop is having some problems. The email address he always uses to login has been changed to an outlook.com email adress. Windows isn't giving him the option to change it back. I'm also stumped on how to change the login account email back to the proper one as Windows is not giving him the option. Thanks guys.

A:Windows 8 Login Email issues

See the instructions HERE. They are lengthy that's why I didn't repost them

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Hi,

So a friend of mine just got a new Asus laptop that came pre-installed with Windows 8. So on powering up it asked him the basic windows 8 first time setup info. He gave his name etc. but gave a yahoo.com email address instead of a microsoft account (hotmail etc.). So now that he has restarted the PC it takes him to the Windows 8 password login screen which prints his name and yahoo.com email (read-only) and below that the password box. It does not however accept the password he gave when he setup Windows 8. It gives some message about not being able to sign in at this time and please visit account.live.com

Here is where it becomes even more frustrating. In his yahoo.com inbox he has a bunch of automated emails from microsoft about confirming his microsoft account and to click on the confirm link. However this just opens a new tab and takes him to the typical microsoft account login page?? Basically by entering a non-microsoft email address it has stopped him being able to use Windows 8.

Checked Asus website for recovery partition so that I can help my friend redo the setup process. However instructions were for Win7. Laptop did not come with any OS disks and cannot get in to windows, because of above issue, to make a recovery disk. Found this link Reset Windows 8 with the 'Reset your PC option and was thinking of recovering windows 8 that way since these laptops must have the recovery partition. However one of the screen shots show having to enter the OS serial number.... Read more

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An uncle of mine gave me a Dell Latitude D360 Laptop. I'm not able to use the laptop because he has forgotten the password. He hasn't used it in over a year, so he has no records of the password. It's the administrator account so there is no way for me to get in. Is there anyone who can help me with this problem I am having???/
 

A:Windows Login Password Forgotten!!!

Sorry to report that the site rules prohibit any kind of lost or forgotten password help.
 

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How can someone bypass the login password if they forgot it? The system administrator account that you can access in safe mode has the same password so one cannot login to it.
 

A:Bypassing the Windows login password?

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Forgot the windows login password, since we have not used this pc for a very long time, and password hint did not help us. Need help to be able to log in again. ;-) Hope you can help us! Kind regards, Vigdis R

A:Forgot windows login password

Hello @VigdisR, Please try this document : http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01927511 http://hp.dezide.com/ts/start.jsp?guide=unableloginos.net&as=true&sfs=isearch&section=ccweb    Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again !!  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee 

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Keeps re - enabling it's self
Its A HP Laptop that had HP simplepass (HP Password & Finger Print Manager) on it with bio reader. Have deleted profiles in Simplepass and uninstalled it.
Used Passwordreset to change password and then after going into cp/user accounts I have removed password.
Upon reboot Windows asks for password everytime.
2nd time I have come accross this and have no solution as yet.
Any pointers?
Regards Phil

A:Windows Login Password will not delete

Am creating new user profile - will update

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hello,

I have had w7 installed for about 2 weeks with no prob. This morning I briefly used my tablet pc (hp 2730p) for about 30 min. I put it to sleep to take my gf to work and when I got back about 40 min later i tried to log on and it wouldn't accept my password.

At first, I thought it was just not accepting my password but, at random, I deliberately input incorrect passcodes and nothing happened. It basically resets the cursor and gives me the option to reset password.

So I booted in SM and changed the password and nothing happened, I tried to remove it and nothing happened, it's as if the screen just won't leave or something.

Please don't redirect me to usual tuts about this, because it's clear to me that this isn't an ordinary problem seeing as in how I have tried just about everything to reset/remove my password.

Please help, thanks.

A:windows 7 login won't accept ANY password

Welcome!

Have you tried a Repair Install? Hopefully that will help.

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Is it possible to find out xp login password once we login windows. I mean suppose as an admin I put login password and enter windows desktop. Now is there any way to find out where this password is stored and, how can it be revealed as characters? thanks.
 

A:How to reveal windows login password

http://www.techspot.com/vb/post633339-2.html
 

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I cannot find the password for my Windows 7 laptop. Is there a way to recover it or redo it?

Thanks,

A:Recover Windows 7 login password

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...ndows-7-a.html

Password Reset : Using System Restore in Windows 7

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Hi.

Stupid me, I forgot my Windows 7 Administrator login password for a user's system and my Password Reset "disk" (USB stick) is not here with me right now.
Is there a quality free or inexpensive paid program that can help me retreive or reset it.
I see a million choices on Google but don't know what to trust and need ease of use.

Tnx,

Brad. :-)

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hey folks i have forgotten my windows 7 password. but i can login as i use finger scanner to login. so is there a way to remove that forgotten password?

A:Forgot my windows 7 password but can login

Hello gsbharaj,

Since you can log in, you could enable the built-in Administrator, log in to it, then use OPTION TWO below to change or remove the password for the user account that you forgot the password to.

User Account Password - Change

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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I installed windows 10 anniversary update Microsoft account 14393.105 when you login with picture password under your picture is your name is your email address under your name to ?
 

A:windows 10 picture password login ?

closing duplicate, you have answers at https://forums.techguy.org/threads/help-anyone-use-picture-paasword.1177810/.

thanks,

v
 

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Hi. I have two local users on a Windows 10 laptop. I want both to be able to login without a password, just select the user and login. This was possible on Windows 7, but I can't see how on Windows 10. I have run Netplwiz, but this only seems to remove the password login for one user, not both.

Help!

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I am the only user of my machine and do not need this function and do not need the password nor my email to show
Thoughts?

Thanks
Peter

A:How remove Password upon login to Windows 8

Hello Peter, and welcome to Eight Forums.

Unfortunately, you must have a password with a Microsoft account.

However, you could set Windows to automatically sign in to your account at startup.

Log On User Account Automatically at Windows 8 Startup

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Wife was nagging me to remove the password at Windows7 startup because it was too long, so I followed the instructions online (unclicked the box to require password at login) and it came up with a box (I don't think was mentioned in the instructions I was following) that told me to enter, and confirm the password. I left them blank since I didn't want a new password.
Now when I startup it still asks me for a password (usename it gives is HomeGroupUser$) and when I try my old password it doesn't work, and when I try leaving it blank and pressing enter it still doesn't work.
So I can't login...

A:windows 7 login password incorrect

You can use one of these password recovery tools from -=> Here

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I installed windows 10 anniversary update Microsoft account 14393.105 when you login with picture password under your picture is your name is your email address under your name to ?

A:windows 10 picture password login ?

Quote:




when you login with picture password under your picture is your name is your email address under your name to ?




Your question is not clear.
But to answer it, Picture Password is associated with the Primary User Account. If that account is your Microsoft Email account, then Picture Password will be linked with it.

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Hi, and thanks for help.

I have a computer here whose owner changed the password at login (it's of form [email protected]) and now has no idea what it is.

Should be a simple fix, but he also has no idea what the login password to [email protected] is, and it doesn't look to be recoverable. Might be recoverable by filling out a form and waiting a month or so. But certainly not easily.

How can I get him back into his computer?

Thanks for the help,

S

A:Windows 10 - Lost Login Password

Hello S, and welcome to Ten Forums.

The user has a Microsoft account, and can use OPTION THREE in the tutorial below reset his password at Microsoft online.

Password of User Account - Reset in Windows 10

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Hi all,

My girlfriend is in Thailand at the moment.
I setup a password for her account using remote assistance, but at the time her computer was set to Thai language and I did not realise when typing the password in. She said she has tried changing the language by doing <alt+shift> and typing the password I set in different languages but she said it is not working.
The only account she had setup was called "Administrator". Is this the same account that is used for Safe Mode? Or does Safe Mode have it's own hidden Administrator and the password cannot be changed unless you change it within Safe Mode?

I am so annoyed at the moment >,<,

Kind regards,
Shaun
 

A:Windows XP Login Password Forgot

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For whatever reason I do not have a login screen to choose my user icon and enter a password to then proceed to the Windows 7 GUI. When I cold boot my PC, my system just boots up Windows. That is not a good thing for security. I can not figure out how to get back a login screen during a cold boot. Any help appreciated. Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit service pack 1.

A:How do i add windows login/password during boot?

I am the only user on my PC and do not have a password. It just goes to the Win 7 screen. If you add a password to your account, you should get a logon screen. Password - Create for a User Account

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The login password was mistakenly changed, and cannot be remembered. There is no password recovery disk. Please I need help on what to do.

A:forgot windows login password

Hi @ohzed-osigwe,Welcome to the HP Forums! I have read you are having issues with your HP 14-r022tu Notebook and issues with your Login password. Have you tried a System Restore?  F11 at the very starting of Windows. Here is a link that has helped others.  Please let me know how this goes.  Click the Thumbs up to give me a Kudos high five, just to say thanks for trying.  Thanks.

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Hello,I have Power On password enabled on my P70 but not on restart. It was working fine. Once I would start the P70 on Dock from cold boot I would use once the Fingerprint authentication and it would power on the P70 and then log me to Windows 10 with no problem.Few days ago there was a Windows 10 update. After the Windows 10 latest update once I used the Fingerprint authentication, it powered on the P70 but once it came to Hello screen of Windows 10 it momentary froze and rebooted again. Once it restarted at Windows 10 before Hello screen it asked me for Fingerprint authentication and it logged me in to my Windows 10 account.I tried the cold boot several times and each time the same thing happened.I checked to see what was the latest Windows 10 update did and saw one of the items was for ?Security update for secure boot?.I then checked the Event log viewer and saw every time before the P70 rebooted from cold boot it was doing a ?bug check?.Yesterday, I installed the BIOS version 2.05 and Synaptics Metallica Touch Fingerprint Driver version 5.1.311.26. Thinking that will resolve the problem. Unfortunately, it did not. I still cannot use the Fingerprint Authentication from cold boot when my PC is on the Dock.After further experiments I realized that:1- If the P70 is NOT on Dock everything works correctly. That is, I would start the P70 from cold boot, I would use once the Fingerprint authentication and it would power on the P70 and then log me to Windows 10 with no pr... Read more

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My computer in my office, that runs windows xp pro, for some reason it started to ask for a password. I would like to know if there is some way to remove the login because i don't know what it is. I tried to go in through safe mode but again it asked me to log in. I have no clue how to get into this computer. Can someone help?
 

A:Remove password for windows xp login

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I can't remember fully now but I was having a problem with setting up a schedule in Macrium Reflect, it kept failing to accept my Win 10 password. I went to 'netplwiz' thinking I could just login without a password but then after I rebooted I could only get to the win 10 login screen, the one after the pretty picture. It seems there is a scheduling problem with Reflect after the anniversary update and I haven't been able to use it since.

I reset my Windows password but that fails as well so it seems to me that I somehow need to get back into 'netplwiz' again in order to remove the tick 'Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer' but I don't know how to get to it! I found this very complicated to understand as it seems to worded back to front, but I was told to add the tick in order NOT to have to log in!

As I downloaded the update and installed it I don't have an ISO, but assuming there is an ISO (anniversary build) can I create one on this spare laptop and use it on the one I can't get into ? That's assuming it will help me to overcome the login problem?

Thanks for any assistance.

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My sister has a Dell Demension Desktop C251 computer running Windows XP. Her 10 year old daughter put a password to log onto windows and forgot the password. There were no users on the log in screen before, when the computer booted up it went straight to the desktop. Is there anyway I could recover or reset this password? There are no other users that can be logged into to even get past the Windows User Log In screen. Thanks for any help in advance. Thanks!

-If there's any more info I need to give I will do my best to give it.

A:Forgot Windows XP Login Password

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hey everyone
iv got 4 computers and they all run win 7
none off them need the security of having to put a password in on start up and its quite annoying/time consuming

is there any way to bypass this or loging automaticly without having to enter the password?

befor you tell me to remove the password:

this would make 3 of the pcs less usefull and turn one computer (the sever) into a brick with fans so please dont tell me to change my account settings to remove the passwords

been searching for half an hour but cant find anything that helps :/

cheers
josh

A:automatically login in to windows (without password)

Hello Josh,

The tutorial below can help show you how to set Windows to log on to a user account automatically at startup.

Log On Automatically at Startup

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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