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Windows 7: Help! Password Hint Wont show up

20 Jan 2012   #1
thomasblake222

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
Help! Password Hint Wont show up

Hi,

I have created a password and hint for my account.

The strange thing is the password comes up but the hint doesnt

Any suggestions?

Thanks

Thomas


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20 Jan 2012   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

As far as I know that should only pop up if you forgot your username and or password and your trying to retrieve them.
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20 Jan 2012   #3
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Thomas,

If you filled out the password hint field when you either created or changed the password for the user account, then the password hint will only display on the log on screen after you have typed an incorrect password and clicked on OK.

Password Hint - Create, Change, and Use

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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21 Jan 2012   #4
thomasblake222

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
 
 
thanks

Put in a password, spelt it wrongly and the hint came up.

Thanks Everyone!
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21 Jan 2012   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome Thomas. Glad we could help.
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