5 Ways to Add Security Questions to Local Accounts in Windows 10

5 Ways to Add Security Questions to Local Accounts in Windows 10

Geekers - Who doesn't know Windows, one of the operating systems used by many people, especially in Indonesia. In recent years, Microsoft as a developer (developer) of Windows OS has succeeded in releasing its newest version, namely Windows 10. Windows 10 offers advanced features to its users. One of them is providing settings that support more personal computers, such as a login system using a user account.


There are 2 types of user accounts that can be applied to Windows 10, namely local accounts (Local Accounts) and Microsoft accounts (Microsoft Accounts).



This type of local account has the same settings as previous versions of Windows, where this account can only be used on one computer. Meanwhile, the Microsoft account is said to be a global user account that was introduced in Windows 8. Where the profile storage is synchronized so that it can be accessed on a variety of different devices.


So, what will be discussed on this occasion are security questions related to local accounts in Windows 10. With these security questions, you will feel safe when you want to log into a Windows system and help you when you forget the password.


How to Add Security Questions to Local Accounts in Windows 10


In order to improve security, Windows 10 has introduced its newest feature, namely adding security questions for users who log into the Windows system using a local account. It aims to ensure other options when the user forgets the account password. How to ? Come on, see the steps below.



First Step: Please enter the Settings menu first.


How to Add Security Questions to Local Accounts in Windows 10 How to Add Security Questions to Local Accounts in Windows 10


Step Two: Select the Accounts menu.


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Step Three: Click on the Sign-in options sub menu, then on the right panel there is the Password menu, select the Update your security questions option.


How to Add Security Questions to Local Accounts in Windows 10 How to Add Security Questions to Local Accounts in Windows 10



Step Four: A pop-up will appear asking you to verify your account, by entering the local account password that you used before. Then, click OK.


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Step Five: At this stage, Windows asks you to choose 3 of the 6 security questions that have been provided and provide answers to the questions that have been selected. Next, click Finish to save the additions.


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The six questions that have been provided are as follows:

   * What was your first pet's name?

   * What's the name of the city where you were born?

   * What was your childhood nickname?

   * What's the name of the city where your parents met?

   * What's the first name of your oldest cousin?

   * What's the name of the first school you attended?


Note: We recommend that you choose a question and answer the question without anyone else knowing. This is useful for further increasing the security of your local account from irresponsible people.


Sixth Step : Finally, Windows will restart to recover your account and accompanied by the security question that you added earlier.


Unfortunately, you cannot modify this question or you cannot provide the question you want as a local account security question. Even so, it is hoped that this security question can help you in the future in overcoming the problem of forgetting the password from the local account.


That's an explanation of how to add security questions to local accounts in Windows 10. Hopefully the above article is useful for you and to understand it better, you can immediately put it into practice. That is all and thank you.



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