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In Windows 8, there is some button at the end of the input field that shows my password. It appears as if I have locked my Windows.

Is there some way to turn it off?

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This is not possible to disable. Its likely a feature that is optional, in that, you don't have to actually use it. –  Ramhound Sep 18 '12 at 11:42
    
@Ramhound Ok thanks for the information. It's more like kids on school will try to click it .. So I was looking a way to disable it –  JochemQuery Sep 18 '12 at 16:34
    
Hey thanks for selecting my wrong answer as right ;) Jokes aside: There is a way to disable this. It's done by GPO. You can find the Setting by opening the local group policy editor (start - run - gpedit.msc) and then find the policy under: Computer - Administrative Templates - Windows Components - Credential User Interface - Do not display the password reveal button. I edited my answer. –  Langhard Dec 5 '13 at 6:53

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I think what you mean is the password hint. Go to System Preferences - User Accounts - Your Account - Change Password. There are two fields for your password and one for the password hint. Could it be that you entered your password there, in the hint field?

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Now that we talk about the same thing ;):

You can find the Setting by opening the local group policy editor (start - run - gpedit.msc) and then find the policy under: Computer - Administrative Templates - Windows Components - Credential User Interface - Do not display the password reveal button

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Thanks for giving an answer, but I ment something else. I make a picture today with my phone because printscreen won't work. –  JochemQuery Sep 18 '12 at 9:48

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