How to change a user’s password in Windows Server 2012

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Learn how you can change your user password in Windows Server 2012

Today we will learn you how to change the user’s password in Windows Server 2012.


  • VPS or Dedicated Server with Windows Server 2012 installed.
  • You have to be logged in as an administrator.

Step 1: Log in with RDP into Windows Server 2012

Connect to your server with the login credentials which you can find in your client area.

Step 2: Changing the password

Click the Windows button in the lower-left corner.

Windows Server 2012

Then, look for the square Control Panel.

Windows Server 2012 Start

When you’ve clicked Control Panel, navigate to the User Accounts title and click Change account type.

Windows Server 2012  Control Panel

Choose which user’s password you want to change.

Windows Server 2012  Choose user

Next, click Change the password.

Windows Server 2012  Change password

On this page, you can change the password. First, type in your current password, and then type in the new password. When you’re done click Change password.

Windows Server 2012  Insert password


Congratulations, you’ve learned how to change the password of a user.

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