How to Change a Log-in Password
Any alterations to your user account on a Windows operating system can be done through the Control Panel. This includes changing your log-in password along with your log-in name and photo.
Things You'll Need
- Administrative rights
Log into a profile that has administrative rights.
Click on the "Start" menu located at the bottom left corner of your screen.
Locate and click the "Control Panel".
Click the "User Accounts" icon, then select "User Accounts" on the next menu.
Find and select the user profile you wish to change.
Select "Change your password".
Type your current password (if you do not have one there will not be a box to input) in the "Current password" box.
Type in your new desired password in the "New password" box, then type it again in the "Confirm new password" box.
Type in a password hint in the "password hint" box located at the bottom.
Choose the selection at the bottom titled "Change password".