Windows Server - Change the Administrator Password

This topic provides procedures to change the Administrator password on computers running the following operating systems:



Membership in Administrators, or equivalent, is the minimum required to perform this procedure.

  1. Log on to the computer using the Administrator account.

  2. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click User Accounts.

  3. In User Accounts, in Make changes to your user account, click Change your password.

  4. In Change your password, in Current Password, type your password.

  5. In New password, type a new password.

  6. In Confirm new password, retype the password.

  7. In Type a password hint, type a word or phrase that will remind you of your password or, optionally, leave this field blank.

  8. Click Change password.




Windows Server 2003

Membership in Administrators, or equivalent, is the minimum required to perform this procedure.

  1. Log on to the computer using the Administrator account.

  2. Click Start, right-click Administrative Tools, and then click Open. Administrative Tools opens.

  3. Double-click Computer Management, click Local Users and Groups, and in the details pane, double-click Users. The Users folder opens.

  4. In the details pane, right-click the account that you want to change, and click Set Password. A warning dialog box opens. Read the information to determine whether you want to proceed with the step to change the password.

  5. In New Password, type a password. In Confirm password, retype the password, and then click OK.

Srart -> Control panel - > Administrative Tools -> Computer Management -> Local Users and Groups -> Users -> right-click on Adminstrator -> Set Password.
  • Email, SSL
  • 405 Users Found This Useful
Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

How to get a trial period VPS / VDS?

We provide a test server for a period of up to 1 day.To receive trial period VPS / VDS you need:...

Connect to your Windows Server

With Remote Desktop Connection, you can access a computer running Windows from another computer...

How To Install OpenVPN on CentOS

How To Install OpenVPN on CentOSCreate your own Vpn in 15 minutes tested -...

How to change payment from monthly to quarterly/annualy?

How to change payment from monthly to quarterly/annualy?1. Pay all your unpaid invoicesYou can...

How to Transfer files from local machine to Windows VPS or Dedicated Server without FTP

This is simple with the remote desktop connection. You can share the local system drives or...