Windows 10: Add User Account in Windows 10  

Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123
  1.    01 Jun 2016 #20

    ICIT2LOL said: View Post
    Thanks Shawn so I have it right then if say this laptop has a PIN this PIN will not be needed to login to any 7 machines or another 10 machine?
    Correct,

    Brink said: View Post
    Your PIN will not be affected since a PIN does not sync. A PIN is device specific.
    A PIN on that device has no bearing on any other.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 689
    7 and 10 on various machines
       01 Jun 2016 #21

    Ok mate so one PIN one machine in other words 4 machines 4 PIN's.

    So when I do that clean install tomorrow if I change the current password to a PIN then I will have to use that PIN when using my Microsoft account to set the machine up.

    I think I will leave as is with my current password for Live that way I shall not get into any problems.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    01 Jun 2016 #22

    Yeah, but you aren't really changing a password to use a PIN, your password is still there for all your account actions that need it, you are just adding a PIN to sign in with on that machine, instead of using your password.

    PIN - Add to your Account in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

    Don't change your password because that will change it on all devices.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 689
    7 and 10 on various machines
       01 Jun 2016 #23

    Ok have got that now
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    01 Jun 2016 #24

    ICIT2LOL said: View Post
    Ok have got that now
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 123

Related Threads
How to Automatically Sign in to User Account at Startup in Windows 10 Windows 10 has a new sign in screen that is more modern and touch friendly. By default, you need to dismiss the lock screen and enter your credentials on the Sign-in screen to...
User Accounts Delete User Account in Windows 10 in Tutorials
How to Delete a User Account in Windows 10 You need a user account to use Windows, and if you share a single PC with other people, each person should have their own account. Each person can customize their account with their own settings and...
User Accounts Change Password of Account in Windows 10 in Tutorials
How to Change Password of Local Account or Microsoft Account in Windows 10 If you have a local account on the PC, then your Windows password is what you use to sign in to your user account in Windows on the PC. If you have a Microsoft...
User Accounts View User Account Details in Windows 10 in Tutorials
How to View Full Details of All User Accounts in Windows 10 This tutorial will show you how to quickly view full details about all user accounts on your Windows 10 PC. The full details of user accounts would include: AccountType, Description,...
How to Change User Account Control (UAC) Settings in Windows 10 User Account Control (UAC) helps prevent malware from damaging a computer and helps organizations deploy a better-managed desktop environment. With UAC, apps and tasks always run in...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 16:45.
Find Us