Not really, but that's the link you want. If you cannot access an online account because you do not know the username or password, look for a link on the account login page for retrieving a forgotten username or password. However unless I actually log out, no pw is required. . I followed both examples above, but did not get what both answers said I'd get. Now, I want to go back to the way things were.
I used a local account before setting up the Windows account. Set your user account to login automatically into Windows, without a password Start by selecting the user account for which you no longer want to type the password to log into Windows. This article has also been viewed 195,480 times. Just to sure everybody understands — if I shut down, when I restart I see a flash of the login page and then windows starts up automatically. After configuring Mail, my email account without even asking was attached to my computer and I was forced to enter my 13 characters password each time I switch on the computer. Next time I tried to log in, I could not, on account of not having Internet access. I use Live to back up a Gmail account.
The next thing I know, I was switched to a Microsoft Account login. I change my background, it changes his and vice versa It also states that my Microsoft account is the administrative account. I've been working in technology for over 20 years in a wide range of tech jobs from Tech Support to Software Testing. If you wish to thank me, please do so by as she is in a battle against Cancer. This will bypass the logon process in the future and take you straight to your news feed.
Please suggest how to solve this problem? It may be that I had to log into my Microsoft account while trying to make Skype work what a piece of junk by the way and this may have caused the problem. How do I change this? When I follow your procedure above and I enter the local account information it tells me the account already exists. This may have something to do with cookies being turned off in your browser. Why is this a feature? Eventually I have solved the problem but my email account is still attached to the computer and seems to be impossible to modify it. And there were no corrupt files.
I'm asking this question and I may not even be able to find my way back here to see if anybody answers. Do so and then click or touch the Next button. Have you any tips on the password issue as i think he can live as I do with livemail link but not with the forced password given his laptop is never used in public or other people. Changing the username and password in Windows 2000 Change password Microsoft Windows 2000 users can change their username by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del while in Windows to open the Windows Security window. Open the hidden user accounts window using netplwiz.
I've looked and looked, and I can't find anything about the lock screen except how to change the background picture. I am able to log in my microsoft account on other devices. To reset a Windows 10 password using the password reset disk, first connect the disk to your computer. I stayed with it until one day my Internet access got messed up while I was playing with a spare router. A couple years back I followed your guide to get Outlook Express files moved to a Win7 compatible program Thanx again.
If I don't choose to lock it on my own, when I restart, I want it unlocked, no sign in required. Everything was fine but It lasted until I was forced to use Mail instead of Windows Live Mail for my outlook. I spent hours on the Microsoft site trying to recover; not successful. Windows will then create your password reset disk. I was able to get her a local account but it still required a password. Hi Leo — another useful article thank you. To create this article, 19 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time.
Yes, I could go out and create a dummy shell account to first have a microsoft account before switching account types, but I want to add multiple local accounts without creating some complex system of creating fake accounts first. I started this site as a technical guide for myself and it has grown into what I hope is a useful reference for all. Is a great choice for gamers? So, now the computer boots to the Outlook. This article has also been viewed 195,480 times. It says it's not recommended because anybody can access your computer when it wakes up but nobody's going to access it while I'm home and when I leave home I can just do the control, alt, delete and lock it.
It is a sham because I was installing something and it asked me for my Microsoft account information and I had no idea it was going to link this account to the user account. Important security implications to consider If you have multiple user accounts on your Windows computer or device, setting this up might be an inconvenience. If this is what you want, then you are in luck. In any other case, I would just delete this account and use another account to log in Windows so I am cut off from Microsoft account for good. This problem will replace the missing start button methinks!! Method 4 — Using Home Edition Is there possibly a 5th Method? Amendment to page: With latest windows update Feb15th. I would hope and assume that the old Outlook Express files now residing in Live would come along in any conversion. Off-topic comments will be removed.
To log in to another user, you need to wait for Window to startup and login. If you wish to change the password for another account, click or touch Other user accounts on the left. If you are on a public or shared computer, you should leave this unchecked for privacy reasons. I forgot it so I clicked on Forgot Password. As best as I can figure, when it switched to a Microsoft Account log in, it kindly set up an account in Windows Mail. Maybe you are stranded in some remote place, you need help, and you do not have a data connection.