How to change a User Account Password in Windows 10

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First Anniversary First Answer 5 Likes Micro Center Staff
edited April 2022 in Software
Description: This article will show how to change a user account password in Windows 10.
  1. In the search box on the Desktop type netplwiz. Once typed, it will appear at the top of the search window and say Run command under netplwiz. Click on this to open the User Accounts window.

  2. On the User Accounts window, select the account you would like to change the password for from the Users for this computer box and then select Reset Password.
    Windows 10 User Accounts Reset Password
  3. A new window will appear to Reset Password. Enter a new password into the New password section and then enter the same new password into the Confirm new password box. Select OK.
    Windows 10 Reset Password New Confirm
  4. Once the new password has been entered, it will expect your new password when signing in to that user account.
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