Changing User Account Passwords in Windows 8

Introduction 

 
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. 
 
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Step 2
 
Now in the Control Panel, navigate to "User Accounts and Family Safety" and Click on "Change your Windows password".
  
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Now click on "make changes to my accounts in PC settings":
 
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Step 3
 
From there click on Change Your Password:
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Step 4
 
It will ask you the current password so enter it; after that only you can change your current password.
 
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Step 5
 
Type New Password and then save to change the password.
 
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Remember, don't forget the password hint, because, without that, you will not be able to change the password.
 

Summary 

 
In this article, we learned about Changing User Account Passwords in Windows 8.