Windows 10: Fix Click here to enter your most recent credential in Windows 10  

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  1.    18 May 2016 #50

    A small point. The new credential is not re-created when you sign-in to Windows 10 again.
    After deletion, it is only re-generated when you use an App like "Store" which uses the MicrosoftAccount credential
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  2.    19 May 2016 #51

    This process does not fix the problem


    After following all the steps described the annoying, spurious notification returned this morning when I started my PC
    This is like "Crying Wolf" I now ignore the notification (clicking the - x ... to close it) So if there ever is a real problem with this credential then I will never know.
    Microsoft need to provide an update which fixes this issue
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  3.    05 Jun 2016 #52

    Here's a fix that actually works.

    1. Go to Settings under the Windows bar

    2. Go to Sign-in options

    3. Go to Password > Change your account password (don't worry, we're not going to actually change it)

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...a.html#option6

    4. It will ask for your current Microsoft Account password before it begins the password change process, provide your password to it.

    5. It will bring up a new screen asking you again for your "Current Password" and then have two spaces below that for the "Create password" "Re-enter new password" fields. Ignore these...

    6. Hit cancel and back out of the process.
    Last edited by Brink; 05 Jun 2016 at 19:17. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
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    windows 10 Home upgraded from windows 7
       07 Jun 2016 #53

    Sorry to say that the latest "fix" doesn't work Guess I will just have to carry on ignoring the annoying message and hope that eventually microsoft will provide a solution.
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  5.    07 Jun 2016 #54

    meltcity said: View Post
    Here's a fix that actually works.
    ..................
    I followed your procedure and it seems to have done the trick. No annoying notifications since.
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  6.    11 Jul 2016 #55

    Every so often I get that stupid MS verify your credentials message. I click on and there is nothing to change so I just close it. I am not asked sign in to my Microsoft account, I am signed in.

    If MS is so worried about my creditentials they have my phone number and my e-mail address. I want to talk to a person! It is odd because they collect monthly payments from me without any problems.
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       11 Jul 2016 #56

    All verified behind the scenes.

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