If you are one of those users who installed the latest update to Windows 10 then you may be a recipient of this awful issue. One of the options for logging in to your Windows is the Windows 10 pin password. When choosing Windows pin authentication, you create the pin normally. Many users do not want to create a pin as their method of login authentication. So, this issue in the recent release to Windows 10 will ask you to build a pin at each startup. In this article, we will guide you through the different methods to fix Pin prompt creation at startup in Windows 10.

Fix Pin prompt creation at startup in Windows 10

To fix Pin prompt creation at startup in Windows 10, follow any of these procedures step by step.

Method #1

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Run in the search box and then click the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type gpedit.msc in the Open textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. As you click the OK button, the Local Group Policy Editor will open as the following image is showing.

Navigate to the following path from the left side of the screen.

Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System -> Logon

As you click the Logon option, the right pane of the screen will show some options. Double click the Turn on convenience PIN sign-in option as highlighted in the above image. Then the following dialogue box will appear.

Click the Disabled radio button. After that, click the Apply and then OK button as highlighted in the above image. Now close the Local Group Policy Editor.

Method #2

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Run in the search box and then click the Run option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Run option, the following dialogue box will appear.

Type netplwiz in the Open textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. As you click the OK button, the following dialogue box will appear.

Uncheck the Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer checkbox. After that, click the Apply and then OK button as highlighted in the above image.

Method #3

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Settings in the search box and then click the Settings option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Settings option, the Windows Settings screen will appear as follows.

Click the Accounts option as highlighted in the above image. Then the following screen will appear.

Click the Sign in with a Microsoft account instead option as highlighted in the above image. When you are signed in with it, it is good to go.

Method #4

Go to the Settings -> Accounts. Then click the Sign-in options from the left side of the screen as the following image is showing.

As you click the Sign-in options from the left side, the right side of the screen will show some options. Click the Add button as highlighted in the above image. Then the following dialogue box will appear.

Enter the Password and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. After that, the following dialogue box will appear.

While entering the PIN, check the Include letters and symbols check box. Then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. You can set the password as a new PIN.

Conclusion

By following any of these procedures, you will be able to fix Pin Prompt creation at Startup in Windows 10.

How to fix Pin Prompt creation at Startup in Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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