You don´t need hacker knowledge to change the password of a user on Windows 10, without knowing the current password.
Content:1.) ... Change the Windows 10 Password via Local Users and Groups Manager! ◄ (Win-10 Pro and higher)
2.) ... Over User Account Control to change the Windows 10 user password! ◄ (Win-10 Home and all)
3.) ... Change the Password in Windows-10 about command net user! ◄ (Win-10 Home and all)
See also: ► Disable auto driver updates ► find in windows 10 Administrative Tools ► Auto login windows 10
lusrmgr.msc (Local Users and Groups Manager) .
Start it via Windows-10 Run Dialog [Windows-Logo+R].
Select the Users: Right click on User account to set a new password for selected use (... see Image-1)
control /name Microsoft.UserAccounts command from Windows 10 run dialog!
Or over the ► Control Panel ► User Accounts
Click Manage another account select an User and change the User Password!
The net user is a very good solution to change the password
Please start the Windows 10 cmd.exe in administrative mode at best from Windows-X Menue.
Then enter the command net user and Key Enter. To see all users (User Accounts)
Use command (in this case for the administrator account):
net user administrator *
Now just enter the new Windows 10 password and Re-enter the password.
PS: Do not be confused, the newly entered password is not displayed in the CMD, the text cursor is always in the first position, but by repeating the entered password you know whether you have entered everything correctly.
Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.14393] (c) 2016 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. C:\WINDOWS\System32> C:\Windows\System32>net user User accounts for \\Windows10_PC ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Administrator Gast Nenad The command completed successfully. C:\Windows\system32>net user Administrator * Type a password for the user: Retype the password to confirm: The command completed successfully. C:\Windows\system32>
This examples eg solutions to change user password, without knowing the current password is suitable for: Windows 10 (Redstone 4 & 5) Pro, Enterprise, Home, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows-Server 2016, 2012, 2008
Masterful Info from (c) Microsoft!
Your Windows 10 password is the password you use to log on to your computer. You can help keep your computer more secure by changing your Windows password regularly and by using a strong password.
Warning if you use an windows 10 administrator account to change a password for another account, any encrypted files or e‑mail messages for that other account will no longer be accessible to the person who was using that account.
If you have forgotten your password and you have a password reset disk, you can reset your password. For more information see, Reset your Windows 10 password.
See also: ► use the Windows 10 Password Reset-Diskette ► Where is the password reset disk in Windows 10?
FAQ 175: Updated on: 28 May 2018 19:55