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New laptop set up made me set a PIN

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New set up is running rings round me, was forced to choose a PIN would not proceed without doing so.

Have used Run netplwiz to set No log in required and ended up with 2 log in accounts and also been to Account setting to disable PIN /Hello, By doing netplwiz again got rid of second account.

Nothing gets me what I want of no PIN and no signing in.



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@dnpark38 Welcome to HP Community!


I understand that you would like to cancel the pin and password.


Setting up a pin on your device makes it more secured. One important difference between a password and a Hello PIN is that the PIN is tied to the specific device on which it was set up. Read more in this documentation:


Thus, you still have option to remove it once you've done setting it up for the first time. Kindly follow the steps below:


  1. Open the Settings app, and click/tap on the Accounts icon.
  2. Select Sign-in options on the left side, and click/tap on the Remove button under PIN on the right side.
  3. Click/tap on Remove to confirm.
  4. Type in your Microsoft account password to verify, and click/tap on OK.


Additionally, you can refer answers mentioned in this thread:


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