Change a User Account Password

Learn how to change the password of a user account in Windows 7.

Change a User Account Password

  1. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
  2. Open User Accounts in the Control Panel.

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    Note: If the User Accounts item is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Click Change your password.

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    Note: If you want to change another user account’s password, click Manage another account and then select the user account.

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  4. Type the user account’s current password (if they have one), the new password (2 times), and a password hint.

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  5. Click Change password.

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