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How to Reset Your Password in Windows Server 2012

The following guide will show you how to change your password for Windows 2012 two different ways.

Changing your Windows Server 2012 Password Through The Command Line

This is the fastest and most reliable method for changing your Windows password and works in any situation.

1- Open the Powershell through the taskbar

2- Use the following template to reset your password

net user <actual username> <new password>

For example

net user Admin example123

Hit enter and you're done, password reset.

 

Changin your Windows Server 2012 Password Through Windows Control Panel

To change your password via the Windows Control Panel please refer to the following steps:

1- Press the Windows key + X while logged into the server 

2- Select Control Panel

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3- Select Change Account Type

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4- Select account you'd like to modify

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5- Select change the password.

6- Enter the current password

7- Enter the new password

8- Confirm the new password

9- Click change password

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