How to Change User Password in Windows

Changing your user password in Windows is a simple process that ensures the security of your account. Whether you need to update your password for security reasons, Windows offers several methods to complete this task. In this guide, we will learn the steps to change user password on different versions of Windows.

Method 1: Computer Managment

  1. Click on "Search Box" Type here "Computer Managment"
  2. Right click on "Computer Managment" and click on "Run as Administrator"
  3. Navigate to "Local Users and Groups"
  4. Now double click on "Users"
  5. Now select username, right click on username and select "Set Password" then "Proceed" to set a new password
  6. Now set a New Password and Confirm Password then click on "Ok" 
  7. Restart Your Computer: Restart your computer for the changes to take effect.

Method 2: Control Pannel

  1. Open Control Panel: Click on "Serch Box" type "Control Panel" open it.
  2. Navigate to User Accounts: In the Control Panel window, select "User Accounts" and then click on "User Accounts" again.
  3. Navigate to User Accounts: In the Control Panel window, select "User Accounts" and then click on "User Accounts" again. After that click on "Manage another account".
  4. Select your user profile: Double click on your user profile name.
  5. Select "Create a Password": Now select "Create a password" tab alocate in left side.
  6. Enter Current and New Password: You'll be prompted to enter your current password for verification and then type your new password. Confirm the new password by typing it again.
  7. Save Changes: Click on the "Change password" button to save your new password.
  8. Restart Your Computer: After changing the password, it's recommended to restart your computer to apply the changes.

Method 3: Using Settings (Windows 10)

  1. Open Settings: Click on the Start menu and select the gear icon (Settings) to open the Settings app.
  2. Navigate to Accounts: In the Settings window, select "Accounts."
  3. Select Sign-in options: Choose "Sign-in options" from the sidebar.
  4. Change Your Password: Scroll down to the "Password" section and click on "Change" under "Change your account password."
  5. Verify Identity: Enter your current password when prompted.
  6. Set a New Password: Enter your new password and confirm it. You can also add a password hint to help you remember it.
  7. Save Changes: Click on the "Next" button and then "Finish" to save your new password.

Method 4: Using Command Prompt

  1. Click on "Search Box" Type here "Commnad Prompt"
  2. Right click on "Command Prompt" and click on "Run as Administrator"
  3. Change Password: Type the following command and press Enter:
  4. Command: "net user username newpassword"


  5. Replace "Username" with the name of the user account for which you want to change the password, and replace "New Password" with your desired new password.
  6. Confirm the change: You will receive a confirmation message indicating that the order has been successfully completed.
  7. Restart your computer: Restart your computer for the changes to take effect.
By following any of these methods, you can easily change your user password in Windows, ensuring the security of your account and data.

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