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Okay, I do UNDERSTAND using a PIN, and I thought the same thing at first.

Then, I started working on a TABLET for a product I am creating.
You know what REALLY sucks. Typing a complicated password with a virtual keyboard and a touch screen!

You know how much easier it is to have a PIN. And here is an interesting side effect. Every device uses a different user login, but is programmed with the same pin. The users have to have the device in hand, and know the pin. But one pin unlocks all devices to use the software. If I remotely CHANGE the password, then the PIN SHOULD FAIL to log you in! (Because it saves the cached, hash, as I understand it).

From a management standpoint of multiple, shared devices. I am sold. If you lose a device, I assume you change your password, and the PIN becomes useless across all of your devices. If that is the case, then it's actually not a bad compromise. Especially given that you need physical access to the device.

But the Auto-Install Hello and Cortana, etc. Plus the COUNTLESS HOURS to run windows update... I am starting to miss MS-DOS 5.0 a LOT. LOL.

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