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enter image description hereThis is my picture password as used in windows 10. I took the picture from my wallpapers and added some hints. I showed this to many people whom I believed to be able to solve it, but the only one that was close was a friend of mine who was a Touhou fan and also recently watched the Detective Conan episode Ran's Suspicions.

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  • $\begingroup$ This is the original picture, but it looks the same to me... i.imgur.com/SYTPNRC.jpg $\endgroup$ – ffao May 5 '16 at 17:29
  • $\begingroup$ There are red boxes added. $\endgroup$ – Wesley Situ May 5 '16 at 17:29
  • $\begingroup$ A Windows picture password consists of a bunch of gestures on the screen; are we supposed to guess these gestures, or a traditional alphanumeric password? $\endgroup$ – 2012rcampion May 6 '16 at 2:56
  • $\begingroup$ I added the boxes you noticed (and one more crucial thing), so that you know where to tap. In my case the gestures are just tapping a spot. (fyi, there are not more than 3 allowed by windows). There is a lot you have to know to figure this out, but Wesley Situ has collected almost all you need. $\endgroup$ – Afro Samuraí May 7 '16 at 1:53
  • $\begingroup$ Sakuya (3rd girl) is also underlined. $\endgroup$ – Wesley Situ May 7 '16 at 5:21
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Updated answer. For the picture password:

Tap the squares next to 3, 9 then 8.

Because

The character Sakuya is underlined. You can break up her name into three sounds: SA, KU, YA. Those syllables sound like the corresponding digits in Japanese: 3 (san), 9 (kyuu), 8 (hachi / See below for it's connection with "ya")

For reference for people who aren't too familiar with Touhou and Japanese

Numbers
1 - ichi
2 - ni
3 - san
4 - yon / shi
5 - go
6 - roku
7 - nana / shichi
8 - hachi
9 - kyuu

Characters
1 - Hakurei Reimu (I don't see a relationship between her name and 1)
One of the main playable characters, boss in Imperishable Night (8th game, stage 4)

2 - Chen (She says "Nyaa" which has the "ni" sound in it)
Boss in Perfect Cherry Blossom (7th game, stage 2)

3 - Izayoi Sakuya (I don't see a relationship between her name and 3) Boss in Embodiment of Scarlet Devil (6th game, stage 5)

4 - Konpaku Youmu (She says "Myon" which has the "yon" sound in it)
Boss in Perfect Cherry Blossom (7th game, stage 5)

5 - Alice Margatroid (She says "Gossun" which has the "go" sound in it)
Boss in Perfect Cherry Blossom (7th game, stage 3)

6 - Kamishirasawa Keine (Not sure about the relationship with 6)
Mid-stage boss in Imperishable Night (8th game, extra stage)

7 - Remilia Scarlet (Not sure about relationship with 7, but 7 is written the same way as "ku" in katakana)
Boss in Embodiment of Scarlet Devil (6th game, stage 6)

8 - Yakumo Yukari (The "Ya" in "Yakumo" is the same character as 8)
Boss in Perfect Cherry Blossom (7th game, phantasm stage)
Maybe relevant, but Yakumo Ran is the boss to the extra stage

9 - Cirno (Pronounced Chi-ru-no, 9 comes from the game's user manual depicting her easy mode spellcard that can be beat by just standing in front of her)

Connection to Ran's Suspicions
The episode connects a word to a passcode. Specifically, Sherlock becomes 4869, which can translate to "shi-ha-ro-kyuu", sounding like "Sherlock"

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  • $\begingroup$ It is not 123456789. Reimu: Player 1, Sakuya: "Sa". She could also be "10" because the character for 10 appears in her name. Keine's is a reference to one of her lines, I think. $\endgroup$ – Afro Samuraí May 7 '16 at 1:47
  • $\begingroup$ Yes, well done :) $\endgroup$ – Afro Samuraí May 7 '16 at 23:37

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