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Can not change my admin password to access my admin user on Vista

I am able to access my admin user on my Vista laptop, but I can not remember my password to be able to change it. How do I this?
I am able to access via my fingerprint, but I want my girlfriend to be able to access w/o a PW. Thanks

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Control panel>>
administrative tools>>
Computer management>>
local users and groups>>
users, and select the admin, right click asn set password.
OK and exit and reboot

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