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[Fix] Click Here To Enter Your Most Recent Credential Error In Windows 10

Windows 10 has the habit of verifying your identity on your PC. When signed in with a Microsoft Account (MSA) on a Windows 10 PC, it is crucial to keep it in sync with your account settings. In cases, where you change your passwordreset the current password or change the primary alias of your MSA, then Windows 10 will attempt to refresh your changed settings. Some users reported that they are getting a notification saying “Click here to enter your most recent credential” on a Windows 10 PC. This notification is nothing but an attempt to verify your identity again on the PC by asking you to enter your most recent account password.

Now, it might as well happen that this notification keeps popping up even if you have entered your correct password. This guide will help you get rid of this pesky message.

How To Fix Click Here To Enter Your Most Recent Credential

1. Press Windows Key + X on your keyboard and click Control Panel.

2. Assuming that you have selected Large icons in View by drop-down menu, click on Credential Manager, as shown in the below image.

3. In Credential Manager window, click on Windows Credentials tab under Manage your credentials section.

4. Scroll down to Generic Credentials section and look for an entry named MicrosoftAccount:user=<your email address>. Click on the arrow key on the far right to expand the details of this entry.

5. Now, you will notice that your account information is stored in here which contains username and password info. Click/Tap on Remove to delete these credentials, as shown in the above image.

6. You will be prompted with a confirmation dialogue box after clicking/tapping on Remove button. Select Yes to proceed.

7. Now, sign out and sign back in to your Windows 10 PC. You will notice that a new correct entry for MicrosoftAccount:user=<your email address> has been made under Windows Credentials section.

That is it. Click Here To Enter Your Most Recent Credential notification should no longer be bothering you.

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