Change User Account Password in Windows 8

If you want to change the user account password in Windows 8, follow our tutorial.

Changing passwords for your Windows 8 user accounts

1. Step Restore the classic Start menu

2. Step Open up the Control Panel

3. Step The field User Accounts and Family Safety has a direct link to Add or remove user accounts, click on it

Add or remove accounts in Windows 8

4. Step Select your user account (double-click on it)

Select Windows 8 User Account

5. Step Next, click on the link Change password:

Change user account password in Windows 8

You can now enter your new password.

Change user account password

As you can see Windows 8 makes it very easy to change your user account password. This might change in the final Windows 8 version, so check back for an updated tutorial.

Published: Monday, September 26th, 2011 Last Modified: September 26, 2011