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How to Enable or Disable Password Reveal Button in Windows 8 and 8.1

Aug. 19, 2014 12:41 pm / Posted by Ruby Johnson to Windows 8 Tips
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Windows 8 and 8.1 has a new feature of revealing typed passwords on your computer. While using Windows 8.1/8, whenever you enter your password in the password field of a website or any Windows 8 app or the login screen, there is an image just like an eye, Password Reveal Button. When you click the image, it will show the password you have typed in.

Password Reveal Button allows computer users the opportunity to check the spelling of password before clicking the arrow button to log in. In case of login in banking and other purposes where a certain number of trials are permitted, viewing the password becomes helpful. However, there is a potential security problem. So in the consideration of computer security, you can choose to disable Password Reveal Button or let it be default settings.

In this article, we will probe into how to enable or disable Password Reveal Button in Windows 8/8.1. If you are not familiar with this features, read on.

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Method1: Enable Password Reveal Button in Local Group Policy Editor

If you are using Windows 8/8.1 professional, you can enable/disable Password Reveal Button by changing a Group Policy setting.

Method 2: Enable Password Reveal Button in Registry Editor

If your Windows doesn't come with Local Group Policy Editor, you can disable the Password Reveal Button with registry tweak.

That's all for how to how to enable or disable Password Reveal Button in Windows 8/8.1. If you think this article is help, please share it in your Facebook, Twitter or Google+. For more Windows 8.1/8 tips, click here.

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