Windows 10: Computer Password PIN Used - Password Forgotten - Sharing Computers

Discus and support Computer Password PIN Used - Password Forgotten - Sharing Computers in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; HiI have tried calling Microsoft on their local number to be told they don't do telephone support any more. I am unable to find where I'm supposed to... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by SuzanHeatly, Sep 22, 2022 at 12:47 AM.

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    HiI have tried calling Microsoft on their local number to be told they don't do telephone support any more. I am unable to find where I'm supposed to go now, hence posting here.I am using Windows 10, running Office 2019.I have been using PINs on my computer for years and no longer recall the password. I am trying to share between two of my computers at home and I need the password. The only password I have been able to update is my Microsoft one and it's not that. It's not the PIN.Help?It's the password I would have used on my computer when I first set it up and then went to PIN. I have t

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    Change or reset your Windows password

    • If you've forgotten your Windows password, there are several ways to retrieve or reset it:
      • If your PC is on a domain, your system administrator must reset your password.
      • If you're using a Microsoft account, you can reset your password online. ...
      • If you're using a local account, use your password hint as a reminder.
     
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    Forgotten password, locked out of computer

    Helping users to reset / crack Windows sign-in credentials is a difficult and controversial topic. We wouldn't want to, and it wouldn't be right to assist people to get into other users accounts.

    In your case the first thing I noticed when reading your post was the highlighted part in above quote. It simply can't be true that you set up a picture password without knowing your password; to set up a picture password you must first verify you are the account owner by entering your password:


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    My suggestion is that to sign in to Windows you use the same password you had to know and use when you created the picture password.
     
  4. Computer Password PIN Used - Password Forgotten - Sharing Computers

    Forgotten Password

    I use my pin to log in and have for a long time AND have now forgotten my computer password. How do I locate it and/or change it?
     
    D Scott Gilbertsen, Sep 22, 2022 at 1:13 AM
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