Fix Windows® Not Accepting Logon Password Issue
What are the causes of Windows not accepting logon password issue?
Security is an important feature while using a computer. In order to safeguard the system from unknown and external users, you might assign password to the computer. This password might be given during its log on process. This authentication process secures all your data saved in your system. Windows login password in your system helps to keep your personal files private. A user using Windows Operating System might get a password in order to login to the system. This password might not provide high-level security. In some cases, after giving the password Windows might not accept the logon password. This issue might be caused due to several reasons. This might occur when the user forgets the password, and in this case it can be recovered via settings when Windows were installed. Users can even change this assigned password in order to avoid getting it hacked.
Following are the causes of Windows not accepting logon password issue:
- Changing password in safe mode
- Resetting password
Windows might not accept log on password due to some reasons. One of the common cause is wrong password. If the password given during login is not correct, Windows might not accept it and hence result is errors or some other issues. This problem can also arise if the password has expired or due to wrong case.
Changing password in safe mode
In order to resolve Windows not accepting logon password issue, users should enter the system using safe mode. For this, you have to press the specific function key when the system boots up and after that you need to change the password according to your convenience. Users can also reset the password or can even bypass the password. Users are recommended to ensure that you offer the correct password during log in process.
Another method to resolve Windows not accepting logon password issues is by resetting the password given to it. For this, users have to enter the system either in safe mode or using administrator account. Click 'Start' button and in search box type 'lusrmgr.msc' and press 'Enter'. After this process, double click on 'Local Users and Groups' and select 'Users' option. Then, right click on account that you need to reset the password and click 'Set Password'. Now, your password might be reset.
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