How to Change Your Password in Windows Server 2012

How do I Change My Server Password Using Windows 2012?

 

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

Note: If you’re unable to login, please contact our support department for assistance.

 

Changing your Windows Server 2012 password through the Command Line

This is the fastest and most reliable method for changing your Windows password in Windows Server 2012 and works in any situation.

 

  1. Open PowerShell through the taskbar
  2. Use the following template to reset your password

 

 

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For example:

 

  1. Hit enter and you’re done, password reset!

 

Changing 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

 

Showing the Control Panel location in Windows Server 2012

 

  1. Select Change account type

 

Showing the Change account type option in Windows Server 2012

 

  1. Select the account you’d like to modify

 

Showing the Manage Accounts interface in Windows Server 2012

 

  1. Select Change the password

 

Showing the Change an account option in Windows Server 2012

 

  1. Enter the Current password
  2. Enter the New password
  3. Confirm the new password
  4. Click Change password

 

Showing the Change password form in Windows Server 2012

 


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