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Changing User Account Passwords in Windows 8

By Sanjoli Gupta on Apr 23, 2012
In this article I will explain how to change the user account password in Windows 8

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 to Metro UI and there select Control Panel and then click it to open it.


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 Your Password:


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 Password and then save to change the the password.


Remember, don't forget the password hint, because without that, you will not be able to change the password.