1.    26 Jun 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Bedford, Ohio
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    Win 10 64 bit

    Password out of no where.


    Running Windows 10 on a Dell tablet.
    2 days ago, I downloaded about 30 cornbread recipes to my Music Folder just to keep them separate. Yesterday, I went to sort them out and when I tapped on the Folder, I got a notice that I had to enter my Microsoft password to get in. I've never had this before. Even when the tablet had Windows 8. Any idea whats going on?
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  2.    26 Jun 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jun 2016
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    Some screenshots would help a lot.
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  3.    26 Jun 2016 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Bedford, Ohio
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    Since that once-in-a-lifetime event already occurred, "It ain't gonna happen!"
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  4.    26 Jun 2016 #4
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Sounds like spyware to me. If you entered your password you may want to go online and change your Microsoft ID password.
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  5.    26 Jun 2016 #5
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    Bedford, Ohio
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    Quote Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
    Sounds like spyware to me. If you entered your password you may want to go online and change your Microsoft ID password.
    Thanks. Didn't think of that. Done.
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  6.    26 Jun 2016 #6
    Join Date : Jul 2015
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    Windows 10

    Yeah. I don't know the circumstances behind it per se. So I don't know how if it is spyware ot not. I use Windows 10 Mobile and it requires that I have my Microsoft account synced with my phone, but it doesn't ever ask me for my account username and password afterward.
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  7.    26 Jun 2016 #7
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
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    Windows 10 IoT

    I've never been asked for my password "after logging in", for folder access etc. For anything really.
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