1.    13 Feb 2017 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2017
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    How to make UAC prompt me for my PIN instead of password


    Hi all,

    I was wondering how to make Windows UAC prompting me for my PIN be the default behavior, instead of prompting for my password?

    I have just reinstalled Windows 10 on my laptop. I used to be able to do that. Now that I have reinstalled Windows 10 it prompts for my password and I always have to click a button that says "Show me other choices" to then being able to choose the PIN option and then type it.

    I am using Windows 10 version 1607 and was using it then.

    Thanks in advance.
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  2.    13 Feb 2017 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2017
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Sign-in with a Microsoft Account solves my problem


    Well,

    I found out that when you sign in with Microsoft Account it asks for a PIN, and after you've got that set up, UAC prompts, as default, for a PIN instead of the user password.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

 


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