Windows 8 Change Password

We can enjoy Windows 8 touch screen greatly with Windows 8 picture password, and we also can login windows 8 with PIN code conveniently. If we want to change windows 8 password option, we just need to click on the sign in option on the logon screen. On this article we mainly discuss how to change Windows 8 classic password.

1. Change Windows 8 password through short cut key

If you still remember the Windows 8 Current password, then you can change the password easily and simply in two steps.

Step1: Get into windows 8 computer, Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete, and then select Change password.

Step2: When the password change screen appears, type in the current password and the new password, and the click on OK save the change.

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2. Change Windows 8 password Via Computer Management

If you can still get into computer but forgot the current password, change windows 8 password forcedly through Computer management. Here are the steps:

Step1: Get into computer, press Windows+X to open Windows 8 Start Menu.

Step2: Click on Computer Management.

Step3: Expand the Computer Management, to open the Users list.

windows 8 change password

Step4: Right-click on the user account, select Reset password…

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Step5: When the password change Wizard appears, type in the new password, and lick on OK.

Tips: Change password with this method may cause losing password, pay attention to the hint following every steps.

3. Change Windows 8 password Via Command Prompt

This method also can change windows 8 password quickly and simply if you are familiar with the net user command.

Step1: Get into Windows 8 computer, press Windows+X to open the start menu.

Step2: Right click on the Command Prompt to open it.


Step3: On the console text box, type in: Net User <user name> <new password> to change the password.

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