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How to remove Windows 8 passwords

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How to remove Windows 8 passwords: After having been at a friend’s house and having seen that on your computer it is not necessary to enter a password to access the operating system, now you would like to be able to do the same with your PC so that you can immediately get hold of files, photos and whatever else is stored on your multimedia station. However, if you are now here, reading this guide, most likely it is because despite having searched far and wide among the options of your PC with Windows 8 installed, you have not yet been able to find a special feature and would like to understand how to proceed . If things are actually this way, know that this time you can count on me too … I can explain to you how to remove Windows 8 passwords .

In the following lines I will in fact go to illustrated, step by step, all you need to do to be able to eliminate the request for a password when accessing your PC. Don’t worry, although apparently the opposite may seem to you, removing Windows 8 passwords is actually quite simple even for those who, a bit like you, are not exactly an expert in new technologies, you have my word.

Having clarified this, if you are therefore actually interested in understanding how to proceed in order to be able to remove Windows 8 passwords, I suggest you take a few moments of free time and concentrate on reading this tutorial. We bet that in the end you will be ready to say that it was actually a no-brainer?

Before indicating what steps to take to be able to remove Windows 8 passwords, however, I want you to know a few things. Starting from the operating system in question, Microsoft has decided to integrate the use of Windows user accounts with all Microsoft online accounts. This allows you to keep your data and settings perfectly synchronized in the cloud. However if this is precisely the reason that motivates you to want to remove Windows 8 password, perhaps because the one connected to your Microsoft account is a bit too long to type and difficult to remember, I suggest you consider using a  numeric PIN  (such as those that are generally used to unlock access to mobile SIM) or a  graphic password (a password consisting of an image of your choice and some gestures to associate). If you don’t like it, you can still proceed by removing the Windows 8 password.

To activate a numeric PIN or to configure a graphic password to replace the password used on Windows 8, access the  Start Screen , type the term  pc settings  using the search field located at the top right and then click on the Settings icon  PC  that is shown to you in the search results.

Windows 8 screenshot

Now select the Account item   and then click  Login Options  from the left sidebar. Then press the Add  button  located under the wording  PIN  to configure a numeric PIN or the Add button   located under the wording  Graphic password  to set a graphic password.

Windows 8 screenshot

After carrying out the steps in question, the changes made will be applied instantly, which means that starting from the next access to the system, in order to log in, you will have to type, based on your choice, the PIN or the graphic password.

In case of second thoughts, you can always and always remove both the PIN and the graphic password by simply accessing the PC Settings section   of Windows 8, pressing on  Account , then on  Access Options  and, finally, by clicking on the Remove button next   to the item  PIN  or  Graphic password .

If the solutions that I have just indicated to you are not of interest to you and if it was therefore really your intention to remove Windows 8 in a defined manner, the procedure you will have to go through is slightly different from the one I have just indicated to you. To remove Windows 8 passwords, proceed as follows. To begin with, access the  Start Screen . Then presses the button depicting a magnifying glass which is located at the top right, type the term  run  in the search field displayed then presses the Run icon   which is included in the search results. Now type the netplwiz command   in the appropriate form attached to the Run window  and then click the OK button  .

Windows 8 screenshot

In the new window that will be shown to you at this point select, using the left mouse button, your user account in the box located under the heading  Users for the computer:  then remove the check from the box located next to the item  To use this computer you must that the user enters the name and password . To confirm and apply the changes, first click on the Apply button   located at the bottom and then also on the OK button  .

Windows 8 screenshot

Finally, enter the password currently in use on your computer for the last time by filling in the password: fields   and  confirm password:  attached to the new window that appears, then click  OK  to remove the Windows 8 password.

Windows 8 screenshot

Obviously in case you have second thoughts you can always and anyway cancel the procedure by which to remove Windows 8 password. To do this, simply click again on the search field located in the upper right part of the  Start Screen , type  run  and then do click the Run icon  . Afterwards, type the netplwiz command  again  in the  Run  window and then click  OK . Finally, select your user from the annexed section under the entry  Users for the computer:  then remove the check from the box located next to the entry To use this computer, the user must enter the name and password . To confirm and apply the changes, first click on the Apply button   located at the bottom and then also on the OK button  .

If instead you are looking for a system to remove Windows 8 passwords on a computer for which you do not remember the access data and therefore you cannot enter the system I suggest you take a look at my guide on  how to pass the Windows password .

Note:  I recommend, put into practice my instructions to remove Windows 8 passwords that I have provided you in this guide only and only on computers of your legitimate property or in any case on your personal accounts. Breaking other people’s computers is a crime … but I don’t think I need to tell you.