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How to reset your Windows password

  1. Open User Accounts by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking User Accounts, clicking User Accounts, and then clicking Manage User Accounts. If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  2. On the Users tab, under Users for this computer, click the user account name, and then click Reset Password.
  3. Type the new password, confirm the new password, and then click OK.

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HO DO I REMOVE A PASSWORD ON MY NEXTBOOK?


Log in to the administrator account.
Click on "Start." Then, click on "Control Panel."

In Control Panel window, click on "User Accounts and Family" first (Other windows version will appear 'User Accounts' automatically). Second, choose "User Accounts".

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In User Accounts window, choose "Manage another Accounts." Then it will take you to another window of a list of all accounts found on your system. Select the account that you want to remove the password and click on it.

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A window of your chosen account will now appear. Click on "Remove the Password."

Apr 27, 2016 | Computers & Internet

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lost administartor rights


Click start Control Panel. Select "User Accounts and Family Safety," then "User Accounts." Click "Turn User Account Control on or off." Remove the check mark next to "Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer." Click "OK." Set All Accounts to Administrator Still in the UAC section of Control Panel, select "Manage another account," and click on a user account. Click on "Change the account type." When working with multiple accounts, some changes can only be made if you and the account holder are both logged in with "Administrator" accounts so you need to change all user accounts to "Administrator." When you are done making changes, you can change them back to "Standard," but always leave at least one "Administrator" account. Select the "Administrator" radio button. Click "Change Account Type" at the bottom right. Repeat this procedure to change each user account to "Administrator." When all user accounts have been changed, close the Control Panel. Create a Full Administrator Account Click "Start" (the Windows Vista icon in the lower left of your screen). In the Search box, type "cmd". Right-click on "cmd," and select "Run as Administrator." An elevated command prompt window will appear. At the command prompt, type "net user administrator /active:yes", and press "Enter." Choose a password and assign it to the "Administrator" account, by typing "net user administrator 'password'", where 'password' is your selected password. For instance, if your password is "abc," type "net user administrator abc". Press "Enter." Type "exit" and press "Enter." Log off. When you log back into your "Administrator" account, you will have full rights.

Jan 25, 2013 | Microsoft Internet Explorer 9

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retrieving administrator settings


Click start Control Panel.


Select "User Accounts and Family Safety," then "User Accounts."


Click "Turn User Account Control on or off."


Remove the check mark next to "Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer."


Click "OK."

Set All Accounts to Administrator


Still in the UAC section of Control Panel, select "Manage another account," and click on a user account.


Click on "Change the account type." When working with multiple accounts, some changes can only be made if you and the account holder are both logged in with "Administrator" accounts so you need to change all user accounts to "Administrator."


When you are done making changes, you can change them back to "Standard," but always leave at least one "Administrator" account.


Select the "Administrator" radio button.


Click "Change Account Type" at the bottom right.


Repeat this procedure to change each user account to "Administrator." When all user accounts have been changed, close the Control Panel.

Create a Full Administrator Account


Click "Start" (the Windows Vista icon in the lower left of your screen). In the Search box, type "cmd". Right-click on "cmd," and select "Run as Administrator." An elevated command prompt window will appear.


At the command prompt, type "net user administrator /active:yes", and press "Enter."


Choose a password and assign it to the "Administrator" account, by typing "net user administrator 'password'", where 'password' is your selected password. For instance, if your password is "abc," type "net user administrator abc". Press "Enter."


Type "exit" and press "Enter."


Log off. When you log back into your "Administrator" account, you will have full rights.


hope this helps




Sep 17, 2012 | Dell Inspiron 530s Desktop Computer...

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how do you set up a new username and password


For Windows 7: (all of the Microsoft systems are similar to this explaination. If you tell me your OS, I'll be specific for you)
To create a user account
  1. To open User Accounts, click the Start button 4f6cbd09-148c-4dd8-b1f2-48f232a2fd33_818.jpg, click Control Panel, click User Accounts and Family Safety, and then click User Accounts.
  2. Click Manage another account. 18abb370-ac1e-4b6b-b663-e028a75bf05b_48.jpg If you're prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.

  3. Click Create a new account.

  4. Type the name you want to give the user account, click an account type, and then click Create Account.

    You can add a password at this point.

Sep 17, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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i want to change the name on my profile on my mini pc


look at on MyComputer, you must as administrator too do it.

1. right click -> manage
2. find "Local user & Group" -> Users
3. find your name -> Right click "Properties"
4. Type on full name with Your Change New Name.

Mar 02, 2011 | HP Mini 1000 Netbook

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