Windows 8 Tips. Use a picture password to log into your computer. Windows 8 includes a new feature called Picture password, which allows you to authenticate with the computer using a series of gesturesthat include circles, straight lines, andtaps. Enable this feature if you want anew way to access your computer orhave a hard timewith passwords. Open the Windows Charms. Click Settings and then More PC settingsIn the PC settings window click Usersand then select Create a picture password.