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Log into Windows 8 without having to type a strong password

Lincoln Spector | Feb. 14, 2014
Papa John created a strong, complex password for his Microsoft account--as he should. But he wants a simpler password for logging into Windows 8.1.

On the next page, select Local account.

Microsoft should have given you an option to use a separate password for logging in locally. But since it didn't, you'll have to pick one of these options, or get really good at typing your long and complex online password.


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