When you install the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, it will ask you
for the password for your account in Windows 8 and later if you want to change
your user account Password in Windows 8 then you have to follow certain steps:
Step 1: Switch
there select Control
Step 2: Now
in the Control Panel, navigate to "User
Accounts and Family Safety" and
click on "Change
your Windows password".
Now click on "make
changes to my accounts in PC settings":
Step 3: From
there click on Change
Step 4: It
will ask you the current password so enter it; after that only you can change
your current password.
Step 5: Type New
then save to
change the the password.
don't forget the password hint, because without that, you will not be able to
change the password.