Windows 10: How do I change the default windows 10 password? Solved

  1.    13 Aug 2015 #1

    How do I change the default windows 10 password?


    Hi,

    For some reason, my Windows 10 is synched to my Outlook password. This seems very silly to me.

    Does anyone know how I can a different password for my windows 10 so it's not the same as my hotmail?

    Cheers,
    J
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 20,864
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       13 Aug 2015 #2

    Hello John, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    A Microsoft account uses your hotmail email address, so it will be the same password.

    If you like, you could switch to a local account, but you won't be able to use any Windows apps without signing in to the Store with the same Microsoft account first.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    13 Aug 2015 #3

    Thx


    Thx Brink, worked a treat!

    Brink said: View Post
    Hello John, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    A Microsoft account uses your hotmail email address, so it will be the same password.

    If you like, you could switch to a local account, but you won't be able to use any Windows apps without signing in to the Store with the same Microsoft account first.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 20,864
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       13 Aug 2015 #4

    You're most welcome.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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