1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Bedford, Ohio
    Posts : 87
    Win 10 64 bit
       26 Jun 2016 #1

    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. Joined : Jun 2016
    Posts : 3
    W10
       26 Jun 2016 #2

    Some screenshots would help a lot.
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  3. Joined : Aug 2015
    Bedford, Ohio
    Posts : 87
    Win 10 64 bit
       26 Jun 2016 #3

    Since that once-in-a-lifetime event already occurred, "It ain't gonna happen!"
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  4. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,194
    Windows 10 IoT
       26 Jun 2016 #4

    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. Joined : Aug 2015
    Bedford, Ohio
    Posts : 87
    Win 10 64 bit
       26 Jun 2016 #5

    alphanumeric said: 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. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 11
    Windows 10
       26 Jun 2016 #6

    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. Joined : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 8,194
    Windows 10 IoT
       26 Jun 2016 #7

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