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Account protection: Set your strongest Windows sign-in
Set a strong sign-in and monitor account security in Account protections.
Never get locked out of your Windows 10 PC again!
Lost your password? Ananda Sarkar shows how Windows 10 now lets you reset it if you get locked out, so you can get back to work.
Sign in to Windows without a password? Yes, you can!
Passwords keep our computers, apps and work safe and private. Windows does allow some relief from password overload by offering several sign-in options that don't require entering a password.
What can we do to improve your experience with our website
What can we do to improve your experience with the Windows Community website? What would you like to see, read or get more information on?
Choosing your Windows 10 edition: Home vs. Pro
Find out which Windows 10 edition fits your needs.
Windows Community site help
Every website is different. Here are instructions and answers on how to navigate and use the Windows Community site.
Starting Magnifier Before or After Sign-in
Magnifier is an accessibility tool that allows you to enlarge your screen to see things bigger. If you want to allow your computer to start Magnifier automatically: 1. Press WINDOWS LOGO + U. 2. Click Magnifier. 3. Do the following: - If you want to start Magnifier after you sign in, click to put a tick in the box on "Start Magnifier after sign-in". - If you want to start Magnifier before you sign in, click to put a tick in the box on "Start Magnifier before sign-in for everyone". This is useful if you're sharing your computer with another user.
What's your favorite Windows 10 keyboard shortcut?
What's your favorite or your go-to Windows 10 keyboard shortcut?
Power User Challenge - Shut down a PC without using a mouse
Can you guess how to shut down a Windows 10 PC without using a mouse? No scripting or shortcuts. It's a simple Windows 10 keystroke combination. There's a similar combination for putting it to Sleep and Restart.
Enabling Secure Sign-in (CTRL + ALT + DELETE)
1. Press WINDOWS LOGO + R. 2. Type "netplwiz" (without the quotation marks) and press ENTER. (If you get a User Account Control dialog box, either provide confirmation or type in the password.) 3. On the Advanced tab, click to check the Require users to press Ctrl+Alt+Delete and click OK.
Just sign in and go. Access your favorite Microsoft products and services with just one login. From Office and Windows to Xbox and Skype, one username and password connects you to the files, photos, people, and content you care about most.
Windows Hello lets you sign in to your devices, apps, online services, and networks using your face, iris, fingerprint, or a PIN. Even if your Windows 10 device can use Windows Hello biometrics, you don’t have to. If it’s the right choice for you, you can rest assured that the info that identifies your face, iris, or fingerprint never ...
If you're having problems signing in to a Windows 10 computer, try this first: Enter your password with the onscreen keyboard. Find it by selecting Ease of Access on the lock screen. If that doesn't work, try these steps to find out what kind of account you have.
Windows 10 version 1803 and later. If you added security questions when you set up your local account for Windows 10, then you have at least version 1803 and you can answer security questions to sign back in. After you've entered an incorrect password: Select the Reset password link on the sign-in screen. If you use a PIN instead, see PIN sign ...
When you sign in to your Microsoft account, you have an all-access pass to Microsoft's premier services. If you use any of these services, you have a Microsoft account: Outlook, Office, Skype, OneDrive, Xbox Live, Bing, Store, Windows, or MSN. Your Microsoft account lets you manage everything all in one place.