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Recover my picture password

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    Recover my picture password


    So i got home drunk last night and was apparently unable to get past my picture password. Now my laptop starts with a text password screen but i forgot that one. Is there a way to get the picture back?

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    Hello Skischoenwarmer, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    While you are on the sign-in screen there should be a "Sign-in options" link to click on to be able to select how you want to sign in.

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    Tnx for your reply

    Strangely there isnt. Also i just figured out im using Windows 10 whoops
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    Posts : 22,582
    64-bit Windows 10


    It would be the same in Windows 10.

    If you have no other sign in options, then you must have removed them.

    Are you using a local account or Microsoft account?

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