Jump to content


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.


Password where it doesn't belong

  • Please log in to reply
No replies to this topic

#1 karathere


  • Members
  • 2 posts
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Local time:07:35 PM

Posted 30 May 2014 - 11:23 PM

For years now, my login page (when booting up) shows my password, with a bold border around it, at the top of the screen. To enter the PW would require only copying that, although it isn't obvious what it is. Nobody else ordinarily has access to this computer. Someone said it might be a BIOS (if that's what it's called in Vista) issue.


I've wondered:

(1) what happened to create it,
(2) what might be a problem I haven't thought of, and
(3) what would happen if I fooled around with it -- changed the actual PW, for instance -- but wouldn't welcome any problem that could result.


Any suggestions? Is there any reason to "fix" it?


BC AdBot (Login to Remove)


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users