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Help disabling PIN on Azure AD joined PC

Posted on 2016-11-17
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I have a client who is logging into his new PC using his Office 365 credentials. As part of being  joined to Azure AD is seems to default setting is to request that a PIN is set up.

How can I disable this feature for this user or across the organisation (only 4 accounts).

We do not have access to Intune or other MDMs.
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by:John Hurst
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If it is using a Microsoft Account, the PIN being used is likely the Windows 10 PIN. Go Start, Settings, User Accounts, Sign-In options and remove the PIN there.

This is not advisable, but that is how you do it.
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by:roy_batty
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They are not using a MS account. They are using the organisation account.
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by:McKnife
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http://www.isumsoft.com/windows-10/disable-pin-picture-password-logon-in-windows-10.html tells you how to use the local policy editor to disallow PIN sign in.
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The document McKnife helped me find the correct location in my version of Windows 10

Navigate to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows components > Microsoft Passport for work

and set Use Microsoft Passport for Work = disabled
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by:roy_batty
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note on the policy entry in my version of windows advised me to go to the correct new location.
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