Windows 8 and 8.1 has a new feature of revealing typed passwords on your computer. Just beside the password there is an eye shaped button called the password reveal button which when pressed or tapped displays the password typed. Generally when we type a password it is encrypted and on the display we only see dots or asterisks in place of the letters. But if you want to see what you have typed you can press the Password Reveal button. In case of login in banking and other purposes where a certain number of trials is permitted, viewing the password becomes helpful. By default the setting is not configured. Thr following tutorial will help you to enable or disable password reveal button in Windows 8.1.
Steps to Enable or Disable Password Reveal Button in Windows 8.1
1. Press Windows+R to open Run window and type gepedit.msc and click Enter.
2. Now go to the following location Computer Configuration-> Administrative Templates-> Windows Components-> Credential User Interface.
3. In the right side pane, find out Do not display password reveal button. By default it is not configured.
4. Double click to change the setting. To enable the setting, check the Enable option and click OK, else click on Disable or Not configured if you want do not want to see the Reveal Password Button.