Windows 10: BitLocker Challenge and Lost Microsoft Login

Discus and support BitLocker Challenge and Lost Microsoft Login in Windows Hello & Lockscreen to solve the problem; I have a user that inherited a Win 10 Home PC that came along with the PIN number for windows login. They never looked at the account details. I can't... Discussion in 'Windows Hello & Lockscreen' started by Cool_Capybara, Jul 20, 2021.

  1. BitLocker Challenge and Lost Microsoft Login


    I have a user that inherited a Win 10 Home PC that came along with the PIN number for windows login. They never looked at the account details. I can't get by the BitLocker blue screen and so I can't get into the PC to see the login or associated e-mail address. This means I can't log into the Microsoft account and see the recovery key. I already tried enabling Secure Boot and that didn't help with anything. I am thinking that the only way I can get that key would be to log into the user's account...but without the e-mail address associated, is this possible? The user recalls seeing her n

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    Cool_Capybara, Jul 20, 2021
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  2. Microsoft Daily Challenge Sudoku

    Hi Mary,

    There are many possible reasons why you are experiencing issues with Microsoft Sudoku Daily Challenges. It is possible that the app needs an update or an error with the in-game server. To properly isolate your concern, please provide us the following information:

    • Did the issue start after an update?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you tried so far to resolve the issue?
    • Does the same issue occur on your other apps?

    In the meantime, we suggest that you install all the critical and important Windows Updates on your PC by following the steps on this

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    Loraine Mon, Jul 20, 2021
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  3. bitlocker recovery key

    Hi Singh,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    In order to get clarity on this issue and assist you with appropriate troubleshooting steps, please reply with the answers to the questions below.

    1. Are you not able login to your computer due to BitLocker Recovery Key?
    2. Did you ever setup BitLocker Recovery Key on your computer?
    3. Are you not able to login to your Microsoft Account to find the BitLocker Recovery Key?
    4. Are you using Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Professional?

    Meanwhile, try finding BitLocker Recovery Key if you have ever setup BitLocker Recovery Key for your computer.

    Please elaborate on the issue, so that we can understand the concern and get back to us to help you further.
     
    Shafeeq_Khan, Jul 20, 2021
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  4. BitLocker Challenge and Lost Microsoft Login

    Microsoft Login

    Hi Gourmage,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community.

    I suggest you to perform Safe Mode with Networking and then try to change the password.

    Method 1: Safe mode.

    Please follow below steps:


      • Click on power button at left bottom corner, press and hold
        Shift key and click on Restart.

      • Click on Troubleshoot.

      • Click on Advanced options.

      • Click on Startup Settings.

      • Click on Restart.

      • Login to Microsoft Account and create a new administrator account.
    If you’re not able to login using Microsoft account then refer to below steps and check if it helps.

    Method 2:
    Activate Inbuilt Administrator Account.

    Follow the below steps:


      • Click on power button at left bottom corner, press and hold
        Shift key and click on Restart.

      • Click on Troubleshoot.

      • Click on Advanced options.

      • Click on Command Prompt and enter following command.

        net user Administrator /active:yes
    Now reboot your system and login to inbuilt admin account and try to reset password for other account. Once you reset password login to other account and to deactivate inbuilt admin account enter following command in elevated command prompt.

    net user Administrator /active:no

    Hope these information helps, please get back to us for future support, we’ll be glad to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Anil Madishetty, Jul 20, 2021
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