Why would my Windows 8.1 lose log on password

  anniesboy68 13:58 29 Mar 2014
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As heading, went to log on with my password for laptop, and lo and behold the password was not recognized. It had been used for at least nine months. What a bother to get a new one!!!!!! Any ideas why, please. AB68

  rdave13 17:40 29 Mar 2014

Sometimes a simple thing as a keyboard change to US instead of UK can create a problem if you use "@" symbol in the password. Press the "2" key for "@" if the keyboard has been changed inadvertently.

  anniesboy68 12:01 26 Jun 2014

Thanks for the reply. The point was I couldn't get into Windows because it wouldn't accept the password. So I could do nothing until I had gone through the rigmarole of obtaining a new one. AB

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