You don't see any stars or dots when you type in your password.
Just type in blindly (the default password is on the downloads
page if you forgot it). Note the UK keyboard layout , which
can be changed through the menu which pops up if you
log in sucessfully for the first time.
• Don't like the board ? Missing features ? Change to the prosilver theme ! You can find it in your settings.
• Don't like to search the forum BEFORE posting 'cos it's useless ? Try googling : yoursearchtermshere site:raspberrypi.org