How to Remove Password from Windows 8?

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As far as I'm concerned, most single users and home users of Windows 8 or 8.1 are asking about how to remove Windows 8 password. They wish to skip it and sign in to Windows 8 automatically. Sometimes you may be forgot login password. For those who want to save the trouble of setting up administrator password, we offer you following tutorials on how to bypass user password Windows 8. First of all, you need to get know about 4 types of Windows 8 or 8.1 passwords.
  • Local account password.
  • Microsoft account password.
  • Picture password.
  • PIN code.
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Part I: Remove Windows 8 or 8.1 Local Account Password

Wondering about how to skip password on windows 8.1? Don't know about "how do I delete password in Windows 8"? In order to get rid of Windows 8 password, you can start Run box and disable password in windows 8 in netplwiz.

  • 1. Open Run box by pressing Windows key + R, type in "netplwiz", and click "Ok".
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  • 2. Uncheck "user must enter user name and password to use this computer", then click "ok".
  • 3. Enter your user name and password, and then click Ok. Restart your computer.
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Now you have easily avoided "Users must enter a user name and password to use Windows 8 computer" dilemma and you can log into Windows 8 without password.

Note: The method above on Windows 8/8.1 turing off password login to PC requires the administrator right, if you want to remove/reset admin password on Windows 8, delete admin password in Windows 8, Windows password recovery software will be your handy tool. It is able to remove Windows login (Admin/Standard user) password as well as the user account for Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP, etc without any extra requirements.

If you are unluckily lost or forgot Windows 8 or 8.1 password, you can aslo use this professional Windows password recovery tool to remove lost passwords in windows 8. Click to read step-by-step guide how to remove Windows 8 or 8.1 password using Windows Password Recovery Tool.

Part II. How to Bypass Windows 8 or 8.1 Microsoft Account Password

As we all know, when you create a user account on your Windows 8 or 8.1 computer, you'll be prompted to use a Microsoft account. Here are steps to disable Windows 8 Microsoft Account. By the way, Windows Password Recovery Tool 6.0 can reset (not remove) Microsoft account password now.

  • 1. Go to the Microsoft account overview webpage and sign in.
  • 2. Tap or click Permissions, and then tap or click Manage accounts. You'll see a list of all the accounts that you've added to your Microsoft account.
  • 3. Tap or click Edit by the account you want to remove.
  • 4. Tap or click Remove this connection completely to remove Microsoft account from Windows 8.

Note: Microsoft accounts are different from local user accounts, which are still available. You can switch between Microsoft Accounts and Local Accounts.

Part III. How to Disable Windows 8 or 8.1 Picture Password

Windows 8 enables users to set picture password, where you can login to your Windows account by performing certain gestures on a picture. If you would not like this feature to be available for your users, you can disable it. To remove Windows 8 picture password, go to Settings -> More PC Settings -> User settings, and click "Remove" button to remove picture password.

Part IV. How to Remove PIN in Windows 8 or 8.1

Go to PC settings by pressing Windows +C, and then selecting Settings -> Change PC settings. Select Users and click "Remove" button next to Change PIN option.

Now, you can sign in Windows 8 or 8.1 without a password. While for security, we highly recommend you reset Windows 8 password regularly.

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