Windows 10: Not knowing the Login password or Pin.

Discus and support Not knowing the Login password or Pin. in Windows Hello & Lockscreen to solve the problem; I have a friend who works with his father-in-law FIL as an Heat A/C Technician. His FIL has contracted the COVID-19 virus and is on a respirator. My... Discussion in 'Windows Hello & Lockscreen' started by JohnDoherty4, May 29, 2020.

  1. Not knowing the Login password or Pin.

    I have a friend who works with his father-in-law FIL as an Heat A/C Technician. His FIL has contracted the COVID-19 virus and is on a respirator. My friend is trying to help him with his business finances etc.... and cannot access his FTL's work computer due to that he is on a respirator and is not cognoscente. He does not know his FIL's password nor his Pin to gain access to his computer. What can my friend do to try and help him gain access to his FIL computer because my friend cannot pull the information that he needs to keep the business running.

    We can provide as much information for Microsoft as we can.

    Thank you for any help you can provide,

    JohnDoherty4, May 29, 2020
  2. Dyan Rey Win User

    Microsoft Account PIN and password

    We appreciate the screenshot that you provided. to start troubleshooting the issue with you logins, we suggest that you follow the steps below on how login pin goes back to password:

    • Click Start menu and go to Settings.
    • In Settings, click the Accounts icon.
    • Click on Sign-in options.
    • Change both your password and pin one by one.
    Let us know how it goes.
    Dyan Rey, May 29, 2020
  3. Unable to login using The login PIN


    Thank you for contacting Microsoft community.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps to change the pin and check fi it helps.

    • In the login page next to “PIN password option”.
    • You will find “Other sign in options”, click on it will prompt you for regular password.
    • Enter regular password and login to the computer.
    • I suggest you to click on the Start Menu
      and select settings.
    • Now select Accounts.
    • Next select the tab Sign-in option.
    • Under the “PIN tab” click on “ADD” option.
    • It will prompt you for current pin password and new password, please provide
      new password then apply the changes, restart
      the computer and check if it works.
    Hope this information was helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
    Karthicka_R, May 29, 2020
  4. Not knowing the Login password or Pin.

    Pin Login not available and can't change or remove my pin

    Hi Saschavan,

    To help you disable your PIN login, kindly follow the steps below:

    • Go to this location: Settings/Accounts/Sign-in options
    • Check the PIN options and click the I forget my PIN available to click?
    • Enter your password, it will prompt you to enter a new PIN.
    • Click Cancel and your PIN should be disable upon reboot.

    Let us know the result to help you further.
    Dennis Mop, May 29, 2020

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