How to change password?

Question

I am having trouble with my computer with typing in the password. It says I have the wrong password but I don't think I do. How do I change it or do something else to it?

Answer

This question was answered on March 5, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

A: There are several ways to do this depending on the configuration of your computer The following site gives you several ways to do this: http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q152/1/04.asp

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1.Right-click Network Neighborhood, and then click Properties

2.On the Configuration tab, click Windows Logon in the Primary Network Logon box, and then click OK

3.When you are prompted to restart your computer, click No

4.In Control Panel, double-click Passwords

5.Click the Change Passwords tab, click Change Windows Password, and then click OK

6.In the Change Windows Password dialog box, type your current Windows password in the Old Password box Then type in your new password and confirm password in those boxes, click OK, and then click OK

7.Click the User Profiles tab and verify that the "All users of this PC use the same preferences and desktop settings" option is selected

Click Close

8.Shut down and then restart

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 5, 2004