Handy FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) on Passwords in Windows 8.1  (also applies to Windows RT 8.1 BTW):

  • I don't have my password. What do I do?
  • Can I sign in without a password?
  • How do I create a strong password?
  • How do I change my password?
  • Does my Microsoft account password affect the password on my email account?
  • How do I sign in with a picture password?
  • How can I remember my password?

Passwords in Windows 8.1 FAQ

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