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Windows 10 password not recognized. What to do?

Windows 10 password not recognized

When you tend to log in on your computer you find yourself with the message Windows 10 password not recognized ? It can be a big problem, because you won't be able to access your PC and its contents just when you need it most. This can happen even if you have not tampered with anything on the PC and all of a sudden the password is no longer recognized. If your PC does not recognize user passwords, continue reading this guide.

Microsoft has not recognized this error in its updates, which suggests that it is a strange coincidence of hardware / software malfunctions, probably some installation problems with some updates. In this case, the alternative solutions that we propose below to solve the problem of the unrecognized Windows 10 Password, could help you.

Windows 10 password not recognized: how to behave?

First, try using the on-screen keyboard to enter the password, it might work when normal input devices don't. Click on the icon easy access (a sort of clock with a dotted circle) in the lower right corner of the screen.

If this method does not work, another method to solve the problem is to use System Restore to go back to when the previous password worked.

Since it is not possible to enter Windows, it is necessary to access System Restore via a recovery disk. This simple process can be performed on any Windows 10 computer and used with any other Windows 10 computer of the same system (32 bit or 64 bit).

Restore the Windows 10 system

If you do not have a Windows 10 recovery disk, it is advisable to use a USB stick with a size between 8 GB and 16 GB to make this method work.

If you don't have a recovery drive, you can download the Windows 10 installation files via the internet. Once you have created a bootstrap for Windows 10 installation (see how to create Windows 10 bootable flash drive), proceed as follows:

  • Restart the PC with the Windows 10 installation license and start booting from the media.
  • Select Tonguethe Time format and currency and the Keyboard layout and click on Come on.
  • Click on Reset the computer which is located at the bottom left.
  • Select Troubleshooting.
choose option
  • Click on Advanced options.
  • Click on System recovery.
advanced options
  • Select the operating system, in this case Windows 10.
system recovery
  • You will now have access to System Restore to return to a previous computer state.

To restore the computer to a previous state with the option System recovery, choose a previous restore point, returning to the date the password was safely accepted by the system. The system will restart to restore, so wait for the procedure to complete. When the computer restarts, a message will notify that the system has been restored. Now try entering the password again to verify that it is accepted regularly. I hope that with these tips you will have solved with the Windows 10 Password not recognized.

This is just one of the methods to access the computer if Windows 10 does not enter the password or if you have forgotten the password. It may be that this method proposed in this guide does not find it satisfactory, then you can try another solution that you find in the following guide.