Windows 10: Tried to start PC in Safe Mode but the password is not accepted

Discus and support Tried to start PC in Safe Mode but the password is not accepted in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; I have problems with internet connection and decided to start my PC in Safe Mode. Unfortunately it didn’t recognize the password which I am sure to... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by JohnFairfield, Dec 12, 2018.

  1. Tried to start PC in Safe Mode but the password is not accepted


    I have problems with internet connection and decided to start my PC in Safe Mode.

    Unfortunately it didn’t recognize the password which I am sure to remember and have been using for a long time.

    :)
     
    JohnFairfield, Dec 12, 2018
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  2. davidhk Win User

    Starting in Safe Mode - Password is not accepted


    My suggestion only.

    If you have time, please do a Repair Install.
    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade
     
    davidhk, Dec 12, 2018
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  3. 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, Dec 12, 2018
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  4. Tried to start PC in Safe Mode but the password is not accepted

    Password not accepted in Safe mode

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community forum.

    Have you tried all the above steps suggested by Sangeeta Sarkar on September 13, 2015.

    I would suggest you to provide some information to help you better.

    • Are you trying to login the Microsoft account or the Local account in safe mode?
    • Did you try with only safe mode or safe mode with networking?
    • What is the critical error you are getting?

    If you are using Windows 10. To go to safe mode you have to follow the below steps.

    If you are able to go to login screen in normal mode try the below steps to go to safe mode with networking.


    • At the login screen click on the power symbol.

    • Hold SHIFT + Click Restart.

    • After restarting your system, select the Troubleshoot option.

    • Select advanced options under
      Troubleshoot screen.

    • Click on Startup Settings.

    • Click Restart and follow the onscreen steps to go to
      Safe Mode with networking and check if you are able to login.

    [*]
    Please get back with more information, we will be glad to help you further.
     
    Sachin Venkatesh, Dec 12, 2018
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