Change Windows 7 password

When you first create a user account on Windows 7 (either for you, or for another user), you will have the option to add a password to protect access to the files and preferences under that profile. And you will keep using that password whenever you want to logon to Windows - whether the computer is starting, or another person is already using the PC, and you want to access your profile. In this tutorial, we will show you how to change your password in Windows 7, a change in settings that takes effect immediately.

Change your user account password in Windows 7

Follow these simple steps to pick another password for your Windows 7 profile: note that, in this tutorial, we are assuming that you want to change your own Windows 7 password - if not, see instead how you can change the password of another user account on Windows 7.


Immediately start using your new Windows 7 password

This is all it takes to change your Windows 7 password! You can now close the Control Panel and return to what you were doing; since the change is applied right away, you will need to start using your new Windows password as soon as you are asked for it (whether you are trying to change an operating system setting, or have locked your computer and are trying to get back in).

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