How to Change Windows 10 Password Using CMD

How to Change Windows 10 Password Using CMD

In this article, I am gonna show you how to change the password in any windows operating system like Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 using cmd (Command line).

Change Windows 10 Password Using CMD

This method is for you when you can log on to Windows 7 or 10 as an administrator local account.

Login in Administration account:

Log on to Windows 7, 8, 8.1 and 10 as your administrator account.

Open a Command Prompt

Open a Command Prompt window as an administrator. Type in net user, this command will show you all the users name which is created in your computer.

net user command is show al the users

User account details

In the Command Prompt window (cmd) . Type in net user <Username>, and hit Enter. It will show the all details about your account.

net user name show the all details

Change the password

In the Command Prompt window (cmd). Type in net user <Username> <Password>, and hit Enter.  if it displays ‘The command completed successfully’ text, your admin password is changed successfully. Next time you have to use the new password to log on.



In this video, I am going to show how to change Windows 10 password using CMD step by step.


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