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How do I change the password of a user to something simple

  1. #11


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    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    It was most likely a local account instead of a Microsoft account.
    I see that it indeed was a local account. In that case, if I associate a Microsoft email address with it in order to have the advantage of being able to download apps like the weather app, would I have to change the password to 8 characters?

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  2. #12


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    64-bit Windows 10


    If you switch your local account to a Microsoft account, then the new password will indeed need to be at least 8 characters.

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