Windows 10: How can I research or verify my login credentials?

  1.    06 May 2016 #1

    How can I research or verify my login credentials?

    Whenever I boot Win 10 (1511) the first (Lock?)screen automatically presents the message that the password is incorrect. Where is it finding this "bad password"? I altered my password weeks ago, but maybe an old password is somewhere in the system. When I click and enter my new password, everything starts.

    I connect this login issue with another problem: In my browser, when I go to a MS site whose URL contains the words "", the login fails with the message "something went wrong" which seems to translate to "we aren't gonna log you in. "
    How can I see what password is fouling up the first automatic login? How can I dig in to find out what expects? Do I have to create a new account? Password changing is easy, but my last change didn't seem to be noted somewhere in the MS world.

    Thanks for your ideas.
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  2. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18252
       06 May 2016 #2

    Hello Kupuna, :)

    It sounds like you need to redo netplwiz again to update your password.

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