Windows 10: Problems with Local (NOT Microsoft Account) Password

Discus and support Problems with Local (NOT Microsoft Account) Password in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; 1. There is no option to change the password when I press CTRL-ALT-DELETE. 2. When I try to change the password using Windows 10 Settings, I can... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by James H. Robinson, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. Problems with Local (NOT Microsoft Account) Password


    1. There is no option to change the password when I press CTRL-ALT-DELETE.


    2. When I try to change the password using Windows 10 Settings, I can only change the password to my Microsoft account, not the password I use to log into the laptop.


    3. My account is an administrator account.


    How can I change my password? And why is this so hard?

    :)
     
    James H. Robinson, Feb 11, 2019
    #1
  2. Yaqub K Win User

    Local Account password changed to Online Account Password

    Hi,

    I suggest you to follow the steps on how to switch from Microsoft account to Local account:

    • Click on search in taskbar and type account.
    • Click on Accounts.
    • Now, under Your account, click on Sign in with Local account instead.
    • Enter your Microsoft account password for confirmation and then follow the screen instruction.
    • Enter User name credentials for your the Local account and click OK.
    • Now, login to Local account.
    Hope it helps.
     
    Yaqub K, Feb 11, 2019
    #2
  3. Forgot Local Password

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I suggest you to follow the steps provided below and reset the password for the local account and check.


    • Login in to your Microsoft account.

    • Press Windows logo key + X key.

    • Select Computer Management.

    • Click on Local user and group.

    • In the right window pane, double click on user’s folder.

    • Right click on local user account and select set password and follow the on screen instructions.


    Hope it helps. Do let us know if your issue is resolved. For any further query, feel free to contact us.

    Thank you.
     
    Syed Md Bilal, Feb 11, 2019
    #3
  4. Problems with Local (NOT Microsoft Account) Password

    local password

    Hi AJ,

    In order to sign in with your local password, you need to set your computer to sign in with your local account instead of your Microsoft account. Follow these steps:

    • Open Settings > Accounts > Your account.
    • In the right pane, click the option Sign in with a local account instead.
    • To confirm that you authorize the changes, enter the password for your Microsoft account, then hit
      Next.
    • On the Switch to a local account page, input your local user name and password.
    • Click Next to sign out from your Microsoft account and sign back in using your local account.

    Let us know if you need further help.

    Regards.
     
    Vanessa Yar, Feb 11, 2019
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