Windows 10 can be very persistent in asking you to create a PIN “for your convenience”, but what if you don’t want to remember a PIN? What if you are happy with a password-based sign-in? Windows 10 won’t quit nagging you about the digits and there is no obvious way to prevent it from throwing this cumbersome sign-in roadblock your way. Here is what you can do to disable the Create a PIN prompt during sign-in when running Windows 10 Professional.
Microsoft’s official download tool does not create an installation media so if you followed Microsoft’s standard upgrade path, you don’t own such a thing—yet. Oftentimes, even respectable PC makers fail to provide one, leaving you at the mercy of a restore partition. When the going gets tough, the tough have a Windows installer. Here is how to make one using your legitimate Windows 10 license and a couple of minutes worth of Internet access.
Microsoft made multiple attempts to end the free Windows 10 upgrade offer and many users doubt it will ever happen. Microsoft could well mean its most recent announcement and if that were to be the case, say good-bye to your free upgrade on December 31st, 2017. Here is what you can do about it if you happen to use assistive technologies.