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Create A Picture Password Or Pin Code For Your Windows 8
Posted 07 March 2013 - 10:18 PM
If you have a smart phone in Android, you won’t be unfamiliar with PIN code, used as an authentication method. Actually, in Windows 8, the newest operation system released by Microsoft, PIN code is also used as a means of logon. What’s more, the picture password is also developed in this new system to be another new password form. That’s to say, in Windows 8, users are allowed to create three forms of password: text password, picture password and PIN code. If you find you lost your Windows 8 password on a regular basis and have to recover Windows 8 password every now and then, you can try to create a PIN code or a picture password as the supplement of a traditional text password.
In order to make a PIN code or a picture password, make sure you have already created a text password.
Step 1: On the default Metro style home window, click on “Control Panel”.
Step 2: Find “User” on the left panel. Choose your account.
Step 3: Click on “Create a picture password” or “Create a PIN code”.
Step 4: You will then be asked to enter your current password.
Step 5: To create a picture password, you should then choose a picture for the picture password and then draw and confirm three gestures on the picture. To create a PIN code, enter four digits as your PIN code and also retype it to confirm.
Step 6: Finally, click on “Finish” respectively. Now, once you forgot your text password, you can then change to log in by another picture password or PIN code.
Besides, for better password security, you can make a password hint for your Windows 8 text password, which will be useful to recall your forgotten password. A prepared password reset disk is also useful, so create one when your PC is still accessible. Actually, for all Windows users, say, those who have to reset Windows Server 2003 password constantly, to create a password reset disk is undoubtedly necessary.
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