Windows 10: Needing a password to enter f12 setup

Discus and support Needing a password to enter f12 setup in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; Hi! A couple of months ago my computer automatically did a Windows 10 update, something happened, it never updated and now is on a continual loop... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by DeeCeeNZ, Aug 8, 2019.

  1. DeeCeeNZ Win User

    Needing a password to enter f12 setup


    Hi! A couple of months ago my computer automatically did a Windows 10 update, something happened, it never updated and now is on a continual loop trying to restart to a previous version. When I press f12, I am asked for a password. I don't have one! I can't get into setup at all to try and do a restore. Does anyone have any idea of where is get this elusive password from? Please and thank you!!!

    :)
     
    DeeCeeNZ, Aug 8, 2019
    #1

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  3. rlforbes Win User
    Cortana Setup Failure

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  4. Arun B J Win User

    Needing a password to enter f12 setup

    Entering Password to login to computer after turning it on. Windows 10.

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting the query on Microsoft Community.

    We understand how you feel about the situation. We're sorry for the trouble.

    I suggest you to follow the steps below and check, if it helps:


    • Open settings

    • Click on Users and account

    • Open Sign-in options and tap the
      Change button under Password.

    • Enter the current password and click Next.

    • There you can remove the pin password

    Hope this helps. If the issue remains unresolved, please get back to us and we would be happy to help
     
    Arun B J, Aug 8, 2019
    #4
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