If you have done all your network configuration in Windows 10 for a long time, you might forget the current Wi-Fi password which is used to prevent the unauthorised access to your tablet or computer and that happens when your new device requires to enter your Network Security Key again. In some cases, you also want to secure the network on your Surface Pro 4 by updating the WiFi passcode manually. Here are the how-to tips for that. Continue reading
I switched from local account to my Microsoft account in Windows 10 Pro and tried to log on system by entering in the PIN and the Password on my Surface Pro 4 tablet. The sign-in screen didn’t accept that and displayed the “Your device is offline. Please sign in with the last password used on this device.” error message. Now I am locked out of system and there is no internet access. Continue reading
Windows 8.1 allows you to use Screen Saver to protect information and secure the tablet or computer after the display is off for a specified time. While its Password Protection has been turned on and the device wakes from sleep or hibernate, you need to type a password to to unlock it. To do that, make sure you have created the password for the user account that you are currently logged in as. Continue reading
To secure and protect your tablet or computer, you can customize the password policy in Windows 8.1, like setup a password to contain lower and upper case letters and also be minimum eight characters long. If you need to reduce the password length for local user accounts, try the following tips. Continue reading
If you forgot your local user password on Surface Pro/RT running Windows 8.1 or 8, the useful way is to log into another admin account or use Previously-created password reset disk to change the password. However, these suggestions may be not working and the tablet does not recognize password. TO resolve the big problem, you could try those tips to do a full reset and recovery it. (Note: It will delete all your files.)
How to reset forgotted password on Surface Pro
By signing in your Surface 3 with PIN code or Picture password
* When the login screen shows login password is incorrect”, choose other sign-in options under user password input box, type four digital codes or draw three gestures on picture, and press Enter.
* Open the Command Prompt with Administrator, input the command:
net user your-user-name new-password
and press Enter to execute it.
If you have enabled the built-in administrator before, the Administrator account should be listing at the bottom side of login screen. Select it, login system without password, and make changes with your account.
Other way by doing a factory reset if you don’t care about file data loss
* First shut down the device and then press Power button to turn on.
* When Surface Logo with circling dots display on the screen, hold the Power button for 10 seconds and repeat it since you see the words “Preparing Automatic Repair”.
* In Recovery Mode, tap “Skip this drive” with Bitlocker, and go to Advanced Options > Troubleshoot > Reset > Just remove my files. You need to wait for about 20 minutes.
Windows 8 enable password protected sharing feature by default.If you have shared files or folder on Surface Pro, others need to type in your current username and password in the authentication dialog to access the network sharing. Without distributing password, you can also tsy the tips about how to create a network file shares without passwords in Windows 8 on Surface Pro tablet. Continue reading
For some normal home users, they don’t would like to type in password for the account everytime while logining to Windows 8. Is possible login windows 8 without password on Surface Pro automatically? If you are looking for a solution, try the step by step Continue reading
If you forget or lost your Windows password with Surface Pro Windows 8, a password reset disk can help you create a new one to have access to your files and information. Once done, store it in the place where others can’t get it. Continue reading