Windows 10 has many good security features that help to keep the PC safe. There are many security options you can opt for to protect your PC. However, what will happen if you want to remove a security key or a PIN, or a password from your PC.
Well, there are also options for that too. The password cannot be deleted, and hence you have to create another account which have no password. This guide will help you to go through this process.
Removing Sign-In options from Windows 10
So, here are the process for removing each of the sign-in options of Windows 10.
How to remove PIN on windows 10
First of all, you have to click on the “Start” button. In the Start menu, you have to click on the icon shaped like a gear. You will find this icon on the left side of the window. The Settings app will open. In Settings, you have to select “Account”.
Then in the “Accounts” window, you have to select the “Sign-in Options”. After that, you have to click on “Window Hello PIN”. this window will expand, and you will see an option called “Remove”. Then, click on this option. After that, you will see a warning. Now you have to click the “Remove” button once more to remove your PIN.
Removing Windows Security Key
Click on the start button. In the Start menu, you have to click on the Gear icon. Then the setting menu will open. In the setting menu, you have to select the “Accounts” option. After that, “Your Info” will be opened by default. In that window, you have to select “Sign-In Options”. And then you have to click on “Security Key”. After clicking, you will see a button called “Manage”. You have to click it one time.
Then, you have to put your Security Key within a USB port and then touch the flashing icon of the key. After Windows completes the verification process, you can click “Reset” and then click on “Close”. This will remove your Security Key completely.
Deleting your Account
If you want to remove your account from your computer and that is the only account saved on your computer, then you have to create another account to replace it. After creating the account, you have to make it as an administrator. Then login to that account and then delete the previous account. And, the alternate process is by resetting your PC.
To create another account, you have to click on the Start button. Then in the Start menu, you have to click on the gear icon. The Setting window will open. After that, you have to click on the option “Account.
The new window that will open is “Your Info”. This is the default setting for “Accounts”. Now, you have to click the entry on the menu called “Family & Other Users”. After that, you have to go click the option “Other Users”. Then you have to click the “+” button located beside the option “Add Someone Else to This PC”.
When you will be asked to sign-in, you have to click the option of “I Don’t Have This Person’s Sign-In Information”. After that, you have to click on the option of “Add a User Without a Microsoft Account”. Then, you have to give a username and a password, and then, you have to set up 3 security questions. These questions will be required in case you forget the password. After that, click the “Next” button located at the bottom right corner of the screen.
Removing Log-In Password
The reset disk for the password helps to back up the password information and is generally a USB flash drive. This is one of the easiest ways of removing changing the password for Windows 10.
First of all, you have to type in an incorrect password. This will show you an error message. You will see an option for “OK” at the bottom of the error message. After that, you will be back at the screen of the sign-in. Then, you will see an option called “Reset Password”.
Now, you will see an option for “Password Reset Wizard”. Click on this option to open it. Then, you have to insert the USB disk, which is password reset prepared, into your computer. After that, you have to follow the steps of the Wizard. These steps will help you to remove the password for Windows 10.
So, these are the ways you can do Windows 10 turn off PIN and other security options. By following these methods, you will be able to do it successfully and very easily. You can remove all these log-in options if you are comfortable and sure that your laptop will not be used by anyone other than yourself.