Posted 16 October 2015 - 07:54 PM
Is this for a Microsoft account or for a local account under Win10?
If the former it's as simple as going to the Microsoft website and trying to sign into your Microsoft account and going through the "Forgot my password" process.
Forum participant usasma posted a link to an extensive article on how to deal with a lost password for a local account in addition to the steps for a Microsoft account earlier today on the thread entitled, windows 10 account locked.
Brian AKA Bri the Tech Guy (website in my user profile) - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1809, Build 17763
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