Windows 10: Starting in Safe Mode - Password is not accepted

Discus and support Starting in Safe Mode - Password is not accepted in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; Hi, I would like to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode, but when doing so and asked for my password it will not work. I normally use a pin code. The... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by Hoggorm, May 18, 2016.

  1. Hoggorm Win User

    Starting in Safe Mode - Password is not accepted


    Hi,

    I would like to start Windows 10 in Safe Mode, but when doing so and asked for my password it will not work.

    I normally use a pin code. The only password I can remember to have used on this machine is the password used with Microsoft OneDrive and it is not accepted when trying to log in... This password is however accepted when starting normally (without Safe Mode).

    Any ideas what can be wrong and how I can access Safe Mode?

    :)
     
    Hoggorm, May 18, 2016
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  2. Password not accepted in Safe mode

    Hi David,

    Thank you for your response.

    To understand the issue better, I suggest you to answer the below questions.

    • Are you trying to disable the password for the user login and trying to set the PIN?
    • What issue are you exactly facing?
    Please elaborate the issue and post us back to help you better.
     
    Sachin Venkatesh, May 18, 2016
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  3. Password not accepted in Safe mode

    I wouldn't want safe boot to start. I need it to disable so I can use my PIN. Can you help me with that?

    I press enter to change to normal mode when restarting. Doesn't work either.

    My account doesn't have a Safe boot password either.
     
    MarjorieDavid, May 18, 2016
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  4. RWOne Win User

    Starting in Safe Mode - Password is not accepted

    Hmmm, not going to speculate on what's wrong.

    But if your logon that works in normal mode is ok, then simply change the password for the account and re-try in safe mode.

    Or,

    Remove the password in normal mode and retry booting to safe mode, do what you need and restore afterwards,
     
    RWOne, May 18, 2016
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  5. davidhk Win User
    My suggestion only.

    If you have time, please do a Repair Install.
    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
     
    davidhk, May 18, 2016
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  6. davidhk Win User
    davidhk, May 18, 2016
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  7. Hoggorm Win User
    Thank you for all help.

    I was finally able to use my OneDrive password when starting in Safe Mode with networking

    This was possible even though I was not actually connected to any network...
     
    Hoggorm, Apr 4, 2018
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