Windows users can rest their forgotten passwords by using a password reset disk or via another administrator account on the computer. Users whose computer is part of a domain should directly contact their system administrator for a new password.Continue Reading
To reset the password of local user account on a domain, follow the steps below.
User Accounts can are accessed by first clicking the Start button then selecting Control Panel. While in the Control Panel Window, select User Accounts then finally click on Manage User Accounts. A password or confirmation may be required to access the user accounts.
While on the Users tab, find and select the user's account name, under "Users for this computer," then click on the Reset Password option.
After typing in the new password, confirm it and click OK.
Password reset keys can be used multiple times on the same users account. To reset a Windows password via a password reset key, follow the instructions below.
Users who are not on a domain and don't have access to another administrator account on their computer or a password reset key will have to reinstall windows.Learn more about Software