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How to change your login passphrase (Windows Pin)

Please note that Microsoft refers to this as a Windows PIN however it is not limited to just numbers like your CAC pin.
The new requirements for your Windows PIN are as follows:

  • Must be at least 15 characters long
  • Must include at least one lowercase letter
  • Must include at least one number
  • May include uppercase letter
  • May include special characters
  • Cannot be a number pattern (such as 123456 or 11111)

Once the policy has been put in place the next time you log in to your computer you will see the following:

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