Windows 10: Forgotten microsoft account password and windows activation after hardware change.

Discus and support Forgotten microsoft account password and windows activation after hardware change. in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; Could someone help me with this situation?I bought a new Lenovo laptop a couple of years ago with Windows 10 pre installed.On first startup, I created... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by whatisable, Apr 29, 2021.

  1. Forgotten microsoft account password and windows activation after hardware change.


    Could someone help me with this situation?I bought a new Lenovo laptop a couple of years ago with Windows 10 pre installed.On first startup, I created a microsoft account. I was never going to use it and never have used it, so I entered a password that I have forgotten and dummy data for all personal details.In Settings I can see that my Windows 10 digital licence is linked to my microsoft account. I don't know if this was done automatically. I don't remember doing it myself.I am intending to swap the hard drive for an ssd. After installing windows on the ssd I think I wi

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    whatisable, Apr 29, 2021
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    How to reset Windwos 8 Password?

    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.
     
    P4-630, Apr 29, 2021
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  3. Unable to sign-in to Microsoft account forgotten password

    Hi,



    Thank you for coming back to us with details.



    Since, you have forgotten the user account password we will not able to help you related password scenarios due to security purpose. The best what I can suggest you is create a new user account and transfer all user profile data’s to the new user account.
    Once you transfer all the data’s to new user account you can convert the user account to Microsoft account and delete the old user account (If you want).
    You can also follow the below steps to transfer all your data’s to the new user account.


    • Open file explorer and double click on
      OS (CForgotten microsoft account password and windows activation after hardware change. :).

    • Go to Users and try transferring all the data’s/file to the new user account.
    Hope this helps. We look forward to hear from you.
     
    Billion Debbarma, Apr 29, 2021
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  4. Forgotten microsoft account password and windows activation after hardware change.

    Administrator forgotten password to account

    Hi,

    "What to do if you forget your Windows 8/8.1 password"

    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. For more info, go to the

      Reset your password
      webpage.
    • If you're using a local account, use your password hint as a reminder.
    If you've tried these suggestions and still can't sign in:

    • If you have Windows 8.1, you'll need to reinstall Windows.
    • If you have Windows RT 8.1, you'll need to contact your PC manufacturer.
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    Microsoft forbids any assistance being given in these Forums to help you bypass or "crack" lost or forgotten Passwords.

    Here is the Microsoft Information outlining that Policy:

    Keeping Passwords Secure- Microsoft Policy on Getting Around Passwords

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    Microsoft policy about lost or forgotten passwords

    Technical support policy for lost or forgotten passwords - Microsoft 365 Security

    Cheers.
     
    Bill Smithers, Apr 29, 2021
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