How to Change a Computer's Password

Windows makes changing your password on your computer straight-forward and quick. It is highly recommended that you change your computer's password on a regular basis. This helps keep hackers off your system, especially when you have valuable or sensitive material on your system.

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Change your computer's password.

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Press the Ctrl, Alt and Delete keys on your keyboard at the same time.

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Click the Change Password button in the window that appears. This button is in the left corner of the window.

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Type your old password and your new password in the appropriate fields. Type your new password in the confirm field.

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Click the OK button.