Passwords in Windows: FAQ

Applies to: Windows 8.1

I don't have my password. What do I do?

If you forget or lose your password, there are several things you can try to reset or recover it. For more info, see What to do if you forget your Windows password.

If you think your Microsoft account password has been compromised or stolen by someone with malicious intent, we can help. For more info, see I can't sign in to my Microsoft account.