How to Change Admin Password using CMD

  1. Using User Accounts in Control Panel
  2. Using Command Prompt
  1. Open Control Panel by clicking on the start menu and select the control panel. Otherwise, you can Press (Windows Key + R) to open Run Box and type ‘Control Panel’
  2. In the control panel go to ‘User Accounts’
  3. In User Accounts, select the account for which you want to change the password.
  4. Now select the option of ‘Change Password’. (If there is no password already set then it will give you the option of add a password)
  5. In the next window, set the password and password hint and press change password to change the password.

Steps to change Admin Password using Command Prompt are as follows:

  1. Open Command Prompt with admin rights just by right-clicking on command prompt and select ‘Run As Administrator’
  2. In Command Prompt, type net user and hit enter. It will show you all the user profiles available on PC
  3. Type net user [name of user profile]. Type the exact name of the user profile whose password you want to change and hit enter. It will show you all the details of that user profile.
  4. Again type the same command again and then give a space and then type *. Now it will ask you to type the new password. Type the new password and hit enter.
  5. Confirm the password by typing it again and hit enter.
  6. That’s it! You will see a message that the password has been successfully changed.

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