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Windows 10 Won't Accept My Password, How to Fix it

I upgraded last night to the public version of Windows 10, but Windows 10 won't let me sign in. On the initial boot it asks for my password (which I know!) but won't accept it. In addition to the numerical password I used everyday, I also tried my Microsoft password for good measure. What could I do?

If Windows 10 will not accept password even though it is the correct one then it will most likely be because some registries inside the operating system have been modified by one or more applications on perhaps the Microsoft account you created might malfunction. Here we will show your major ways on how to fix "Windows 10 won't accept your password" issue. Please read on.

Method 1: Fix "Windows 10 won't accept your password" Issue on Microsoft Website

You can try logging into the local account and try and change the Microsoft account password.

Step 1: Access the link posted below to follow the password changing procedure. Click here for changing password.Follow the instructions on the screen in order to reset the Microsoft password.

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Step 2: After you changed the password you will need to reboot your computer. When the restart of the operating system is completed try logging into the Microsoft account with the new password you made.

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Find the correct key combination on your PC and your problem should be solved. If Windows 10 still doesn't recognize password and you can't log in to Windows, you can use the Reset Windows Password utility to remove your administrator/user password so you can then log on your computer without typing a password.

Method 2: Fix "Windows 10 won't accept your password" with Windows Password Key

Windows Password Key is the best windows password recovery tool, which could remove, reset and change Windows admin and user login password, no matter the computer is accessible or locked. Therefore, you can fix "Windows 10 won't accept login password" issue by removing password on Windows.

Step 1: Download and Install the Program

Download, install and launch Windows Password Key Enterprise on an accessible computer.

Step 2: Burn Windows Password Key to CD/DVD/USB Flash Drive

Insert a blank CD/DVD/USB disk into the computer. Click "Burn" to start burning. After burning successfully completes, click "OK" and eject CD/DVD.

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Step 3: Remove Password with Bootable CD/DVD

1: Insert newly created CD/DVD or USB Flash Drive and reboot your computer from CD/DVD or USB flash drive.

2: After the CD/DVD or USB disk boots and your computer reboots, you will get the main interface of this software.

3: Select the user account which you want to remove, then hit " Remove Windows Password". Click "Next" to confirm.

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You have removed the password successfully. Click "Reboot" to restart your computer and login Windows system without any password.

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So you have above a couple of methods on how you can handle the "Windows 10 upgrade will not accept PC password" you are having. Please write us below if you have any other suggestions or questions on this issue.

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