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Windows 7: Windows 7 Password hint won't show?

27 Aug 2014   #1
AtrocityT

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit.
 
 
Windows 7 Password hint won't show?

I've been having questions about the Windows 7 password system: I recently decided to put a password on my VIAO Windows 7 32bit system and put a hint to it. Problem is the hint doesn't appear.

Except it appears when I decided to put a guest account as a test.

Is this suppose to happen or is it something I don't know about?


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27 Aug 2014   #2
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

The hint shows after you have entered an incorrect password.
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27 Aug 2014   #3
AtrocityT

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HarriePateman View Post
The hint shows after you have entered an incorrect password.
I tried that by putting bogus words into it and yet no hint pops up.
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27 Aug 2014   #4
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Double check the Settings, of the Password.

However im not sure if this will work for a guest account?
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27 Aug 2014   #5
AtrocityT

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HarriePateman View Post
Double check the Settings, of the Password.

However im not sure if this will work for a guest account?
I checked, everything is stable.
I wasn't really trying to use it for a guest account. I was simply testing on how someone here mentioned that they made a guest account to see if their password hint were to appear (since it didn't appear for them) and it did show the password hint.
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27 Aug 2014   #6
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

Ohhhh,

Does it work on your main account?
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27 Aug 2014   #7
AtrocityT

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HarriePateman View Post
Ohhhh,

Does it work on your main account?
Nope =/. I mean, I can still use the password yes, but the hint doesn't appear.
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27 Aug 2014   #8
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

This is really strange let me do some research.
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27 Aug 2014   #9
AtrocityT

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Bit.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HarriePateman View Post
This is really strange let me do some research.
Thanks. I don't think my account's corrupt though.
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27 Aug 2014   #10
HarriePateman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit
 
 

I'm sure its not.
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