Windows 10: Disable Windows 10 Pro PIN complexity rules

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    Windows 10/Linux Mint 18
       10 Jul 2017 #11

    pmbAustin said: View Post
    The point is it HAS changed. I always had a simple PIN, that is now drilled into my muscle memory, and I don't want to change it because there should be no need to change it. I just want to disable this NEW requirement so I can continue using this test device for insider builds as I always have. And when I have a thousand things to remember already, adding one more is just not going to happen. Surely there has GOT to be a way to get around this stupid new enforcement...
    I completely agree. I have had the same pin for nearly 2 years now, and now I am forced to change because Microsoft thinks everyone needs a secure way to login to there own device. Not everyone needs to protect sensitive data. This PC is for websurfing, weather, and sandboxing software that I don't trust. It don't use it for online payments, filing tax returns, etc. I do not need this extra security.

    EDIT: I forgot to mention that my pin stayed in place after the upgrade from anniversary update to creators update. It wasn't until I performed a complete reinstall that this is a requirement. I may have to install the anniversary update, set my pin, then upgrade to creators update.
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  2.    20 Jul 2017 #12

    Have you found a fix? I have spent weeks trying to do this and I'm losing sleep over it. Such a stupid requirement.
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  3.    4 Weeks Ago #13

    Any solution for this problem? I am really hating Microsoft's compulsion to use a PIN without common patterns. Please help, anyone.
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  4.    5 Days Ago #14

    Interesting discussion and opinions, my son has Cerebral Palsy and cannot type very well, some time ago I thought it would be good training to set up a PIN for him that was short and simple and he has mastered the skill and we are rather proud of him. Anything beyond 4 digits and it's game over. Now I upgraded his pc for him to creators, he is denied the feeling of achievement it gave him to logon on his own. Sadly, I guess I will have to auto logon the pc (all or nothing I guess)
    That sucks, and so for slightly different reasons, I have to agree with pmbAustin, extremely frustrating!
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