Windows 10: Change Computer Name in Windows 10, can't log in Solved


  1. Posts : 18
    Windows 10 64bit
       05 May 2018 #1

    Change Computer Name in Windows 10, can't log in


    I changed my computer name using the settings option (first way listed) in the tutorial Change Computer Name in Windows 10 .

    Fine. But now I can no longer log in. My ordinary login works on another computer just fine, so it's to do with the login being associated with this computer's name. What to do?

    Thanks.
    Bob
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2. Clintlgm's Avatar
    Posts : 836
    Win 10 pro Upgraded from 8.1
       05 May 2018 #2

    Yes, double check your username and password look for spaces, wrong letters capped or not. If all is correct then you probably messed up the new account with a slightly different password or username. Clinton J Wright is not the same as Clinton J. Wright this drove me crazy at one time until I finally figured it out. It that is is the case then you'll have to use the built-in Administrator account fix the account. Enable or Disable Elevated Administrator account in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
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  3. Posts : 18
    Windows 10 64bit
    Thread Starter
       06 May 2018 #3

    I tried login again, but from the laptop keyboard, not my usual external one. Got in fine. I'd say either this computer also hates me, or I mistyped as you suggest. Evidence suggests either could be true..... Pity you can't reveal the password. Maybe one day this innovation will spread. I live in hope.

    Thanks, mate.
    Bob in NZ--now in Albuquerque
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4. Clintlgm's Avatar
    Posts : 836
    Win 10 pro Upgraded from 8.1
       08 May 2018 #4

    haysr said: View Post
    I tried login again, but from the laptop keyboard, not my usual external one. Got in fine. I'd say either this computer also hates me, or I mistyped as you suggest. Evidence suggests either could be true..... Pity you can't reveal the password. Maybe one day this innovation will spread. I live in hope.
    Thanks, mate.
    Bob in NZ--now in Albuquerque
    I keep all my passwords in Roboform they are never lost or forgotten accessible anywhere on any device
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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