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  1. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 98
    Vista, Win 7, Win 8.1, Win 10 TP
       16 Mar 2015 #11

    To me, it defeats the purpose of using a pin, if signing with a MSA disables the PIN. I don't like having to sign in with my long MS password. Strange, that MS is not more flexible. Guess I'll switch to a local account.
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  2. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 2,923
    Windows 10 Pro
       16 Mar 2015 #12

    gallicbear said: View Post
    To me, it defeats the purpose of using a pin, if signing with a MSA disables the PIN. I don't like having to sign in with my long MS password. Strange, that MS is not more flexible. Guess I'll switch to a local account.
    It's *supposed* to work, it's a bug.
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  3. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 98
    Vista, Win 7, Win 8.1, Win 10 TP
       16 Mar 2015 #13

    Thanks, Mystere. I'll see how things work out and I'll keep working with Windows 10.
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  4.    16 Mar 2015 #14

    Hi

    I found that I could no longer log in with a pin as well, so I just told it to skip the login screen altogether.

    Open the Run Window, type netplwiz and it will open a popup window.
    Uncheck the box that says the the user must use a user name and password to log in.

    Type your password in twice and click Apply and your computer will just long in when you boot it up.

    This works with my User or my Microsoft account.

    Mike
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  5. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 98
    Vista, Win 7, Win 8.1, Win 10 TP
       16 Mar 2015 #15

    Thanks, Mike. Hadn't considered that. But I'll try it and see how things turn out.
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  6.    16 Mar 2015 #16

    PIN works in Build 10036.

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    Last edited by Edwin; 16 Mar 2015 at 17:08.
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  7. Joined : Mar 2015
    Posts : 98
    Vista, Win 7, Win 8.1, Win 10 TP
       16 Mar 2015 #17

    Thanks, Edwin. I'll make sure I'll try that one instead.
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