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Computer is the important tool in our daily life and work. For Windows 10 users, how can we set screen lock password to protect computer data security? In this essay, we will tell you how to do and how to remove the password at different situations.



how to set windows 10 screen lock password
Part 1: Why Should We Set Screen Lock Password?
Screen lock is the first barrier of the personal computer. It can be used to prevent the computer from being logged in easily.
If you don’t know the password, you cannot get into the system. That can greatly protect your privacy and the device information.
Next, we will talk about how to set/remove screen lock password on Windows 10.
Part 2: How to Set/Remove Screen Lock Password on Windows 10?

1. How to Set Screen Lock Password on Windows 10?

It is not difficult to set screen lock password on Windows 10. Here are the steps.
Step 1: Run Windows 10. Then, expand the Start menu and click at the Settings icon. Or, press the keys [Win + I] to open Windows Settings.
go to settings in start menu
Step 2: Next, select [Accounts] – [Sign-in Options]. Then, click on [Add] under [Password]. Begin setting a login password.
Step 3: In the following window, set the screen lock password on Windows and follow the prompts to confirm the password.

2. How to Remove Screen Lock Password on Windows 10?

If you want to remove the screen lock password, you can follow these steps.
Step 1: Press the keys [Win + I] to open Windows Settings. Then, select [Sign-in options]. Then, click on [Change] under [Password].
change password and set the screen lock password on windows 10
Step 2: Enter the original password and click on [Next] to go on. Next, when you are asked to modify the password, you can click on [Next] and finally click on [Finish] to remove the password.

If Windows 10 users cannot remove the lock screen password in this way, they can go to [User Accounts] and deselect the option [Users must enter a username and password to use this computer].

These methods are based on the fact that you know the lock screen password on Windows 10. However, when you forgot the password, you should use the professional system rescue software to remove the password.
Part 3: Use Renee PassNow to Remove Forgotten Screen Password

1. What is Renee PassNow?

Renee Passnow is the professional system rescue software which can help Windows users clear the password, create new administrator account, restore the disk/SD card data, retrieve the formatted drive, transfer data and fix Windows problems. Besides, it can fix the MBR boot reocrd, the DBR error parameters, 0xc00000e, black screen and blue screen.
This multifunctional system rescue tool can perfectly be compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista.
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Highly compatible Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista.

Remove Login Password 3 steps for whole password remove process.

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2. How to Remove Screen Password with Renee PassNow?

It is easy for computer beginners to remove password with Renee PassNow. Here are the steps.
Step 1: First, download and install Renee PassNow in another computer. Insert CD/DVD. Then, run the software.
Steps 2: Select one option from [Crate a Live USB] and [Create a Live CD]. Then, select [x64] or [x86] according to your computer. Next, click on [Download Now] to download the licensed ISO. Remember to activate the software beforehand. After that, click on [Create USB] to create the boot media.
use renee passnow to create usb to reset passnword
Step 3: Insert the PassNow-created recovery disk and start up the target computer. Press the key to get into BIOS/UEFI. Change the boot order as CD-ROM Drive.
Note: If the boot disk is a USB flash drive, select [Removable Devices] as the first boot option. If you use a CD, select [CD-ROM Drive].
steps to change the boot order in BIOS
Step 4: When Renee PassNow is loaded, select [PassNow!].
click on passnow to reset login password
Step 5: Select the target account and then click on [Clear Password] to remove the login password. Then, eject the USB and get the computer restarted.
clear login password with renee passnow
Besides, you can click [Create New Account] to create a new administrator account. Similarly, eject the USB flash drive and get the computer restarted. Use the new account to log in the system.
successfully create new account