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Windows 7: Log-on message about incorrect password, but itís not

01 Jul 2017   #1
RobH

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Log-on message about incorrect password, but itís not

When I start up Windows 7, I get a message informing me of an incorrect user name or password. This has happened only since I changed my Administrator password a few days ago. (There are no other users of my laptop).

Under the message, I can click ďOKĒ and that takes me to the log-in field. There, my newly abbreviated administrator name appears and the system successfully (but slowly) logs me on after Iíve typed in my new password. (Before I changed the password, I never had to type any password at all. Actually, I now think itís a good idea to do so).

Under the login field, there is always a link to reset the password. And under that, a link to change the user. To get rid of the problem, should I simply reset with a completely new password here?

I donít understand why my new, two-day-old, administrator password is not recognised immediately when I start up Windows each day.

Thanks in advance


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01 Jul 2017   #2
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x2 Windows 10 Enterprise x64, Ubuntu
 
 

Only thing I can think of is did you use any third party log-on tool before you added the password. What could be happening is something is automatically still supplying the old credentials to windows, which fails of course and you then adjust accordingly and it goes through
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