|Setting a password on Windows 7/Vista/XP can add a level of security to your computer. So you are often advised to set a password on Windows. In addition, it is highly recommended to change Windows password regularly. And it is a good habit to keep your PC security by changing Windows password. Here are some simple methods to change Windows password among Windows7/Vista/XP.
Method 1: Change Windows password by using Control Panel.
The steps to change Windows password have a little different on different Windows systems. The following steps are based on changing Windows 7 password.
Note: you may need appropriate privileges to change the password of another user.
Method 2: Change Windows password by pressing Ctrl +Alt +Del.
It is the easiest way to change Windows password for Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows Vista.
1. If your press Ctrl+ Alt +Del when you log onto your Windows XP, it will show you the classic security options instead. Click Change Password to change Windows XP password of the logged on user.
2. If the security options does not appear. Task Manager shows up instead of the security options. Just go to Start, Control Panel, User Accounts and Change the way Users Log on or off. And then uncheck Use the Welcome Screen.
Method 3: Use lusrmgr.msc to change Windows 7/Vista/XP password.
The following steps are operated to change Windows Vista password.
Method 4: Change Windows password with Windows Password Unlocker
Windows Password Unlocker Standard allows you to change lost or forgotten password on Windows 7/Vista/XP. You can adopt this method to reset Windows password when you are locked out of computer without a password reset disk.
These are the simple methods can be applied to change Windows password on Windows 7/Vista/ XP. Of course, there are some other ways for your choice. Please remember your changed password. It is often for one to forget Windows password after changing it. Otherwise, you’ll need to bypass lost Windows password with Method 4 if you are locked out of computer.