To change the password for a user


Open Computer Management


In the console tree, click Users.


Computer Management > System Tools > Local Users and Groups > Users


Right-click the user account you want to change, and then click Set Password.


To open Computer Management, click Start, and then click Control Panel. Click Performance and Maintenance, click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Computer Management

Strong passwords improve computer and network security. For more information, click Related Topics

Related Topics

Creating strong passwords

Local Users and Groups overview

Change the password for a user

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Modify a user account

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