How to manage your user password in Windows 7?

As a Windows 7 user, you are able to create multiple user accounts on the computer. In this article, we are going to review about 4 ‘How-Tos’ to learn the basics on how to manage Windows 7 user password, like how to create a user password, how to change your user password, etc.

To manage the user account password, the first thing you should do is to open the User Accounts window by clicking Start >> Control Panel >> Family Safety and User Accounts >> User Accounts. This window offers you all related links to manage your user password.

How to create a password for your user account?
On the User Accounts window, click Create a password for your account link, and then type a password you would like to use, type it again to confirm, type a password hint and click Create password button.

Note: The password hint is optional. It is used to offer password clues when you forgot the password. As it is displayed to everyone, please never make your password as the password hint.

How to create a password reset disk for your user account?
After adding a password to your user account, please remember to create a Windows 7 password reset disk immediately to in case you forget the password in future. Go to the User Accounts screen, click Create a password reset disk to bring up the Forgotten Password Wizard. Next creating the password reset disk with a USB drive by following the wizard.

Note: If you forgot Windows 7 password without a password reset disk, you can use another admin user account to reset the forgotten password. Otherwise, you have to find a powerful and safe Windows password reset tool like Windows Password Breaker.

How to change your user account password?
Once your user account is password protected, you’ll find the “Change your password” link on the User Accounts window. Click this link, type your current password, type the new password twice, type the password hint, and click Change password button.
Another method: After logging into your user account, press Ctrl+Alt+Del , click Change a password, type your old password, type your new password, type your new password again to confirm it, and then press ENTER.

How to remove your user account password?
Click the Remove your password link on the User Accounts window. On the following window, enter your current Windows 7 password and click the Remove Password button to confirm that you’d like to remove your Windows 7 password. After that, you will no longer need to log on when your computer starts and anyone can log on to your user account once he has physical access to your computer. It’s not recommended to do this job.

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How to change password in Windows 7/Vista/XP?

As everybody knows, users can keep their computers more secure by changing the computer login password on a regular password after adding a strong password. So here will talk about how to change password in Windows 7/Vista/XP. But before starting the topic, I strongly advise you to create a password reset disk for your user account if you haven’t done the job yet as many users forgot Windows password without any preventive measures.

Now let’s return to our topic. In my regard, the simplest way to change a Windows user password is to use Ctrl+Alt+Del. Log on to your target user account, press Ctrl+Alt+Del, select change password and then click Change a password. Next you can complete the operation by typing your old password, typing new password twice, and then pressing ENTE. Please this method is only applied to Windows 7 and Vista, but not Windows XP.

Another good alternative is to open the User Account window by clicking Start – Control Panel – Family Safety and User Accounts – User Accounts, click on “change your password” link to change your current Windows password. You can follow these steps in Windows 7/Vista/XP.
Aside from the methods motioned above, you can also use “lusrmgr.msc” to work around this problem. It is often adopted to change a forgotten Windows password trough another administrator account. Log on to an accessible admin account, open Local Users and Groups by clicking the Start button, typing lusrmgr.msc into the Search box, and then pressing ENTER. Double-click Local Users and Groups, and then click Users to display all the user accounts on the computer and right-click the account that you need to reset the password for, and then click Set Password to change your password. A good advantage of this method is that any existing knowledge about the forgotten password is required.

If you are in need of changing your forgotten password in Windows without an accessible administrator password, the best option is to find a good Windows password recovery tool like Windows Password Breaker, which enables you to instantly change a forgotten Windows password to blank in a few minutes with a CD/DVD or USB flash drive.

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How to change user account picture, name and password in Windows 7?

Whenever you add a new Windows user account, you also have to choose a display name and picture for their profiles. And you are also advised to add a password to this account. But what if you want to change the user account picture, username and password later on? Luckily, it is not only possible, but quite easy. This tutorial will explain how to change a user account picture, name and password in Windows 7.

Whether to change a Windows 7 user account picture, name or password, you’ll need to access the user accounts window by clicking Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Family Safety and User Accounts, clicking User Accounts.

This picture is customizable and can be changed to any picture that is saved on the computer. If you do not like your account picture, change it to a new picture that is more your style as follows.

1. Click Change your picture, then select one of the available pictures

2. Click Change Picture.

Note: If you do not want to use one of the listed pictures, click Browse for more pictures, then select a picture from a different folder.

Change user account name

1. Click Change your account name

2. Enter the username you would like to use, and click “Change Name” at the bottom of the window.

Change user account password

1. Click Change the password.

2. Type the current password, new password, and confirmation of the new password.

3. Click the Change password button. You have successfully changed the password in Windows.

Tip: If you lost or forgot Windows 7 password, you’ll need Window Password Breaker for your forgotten Windows 7 password reset to blank provided that there is no other administrator accounts or password reset disk available. Windows Password Breaker enables you to reset a forgot Windows password in minutes.


How to change user password in Windows 7?

A good password is the first line of defense to protect your computer data from prying eyes.  Changing your password on a regular basis is another important computer security strategy to help keep your PC secure. Here are 3 methods for you to change Windows 7 password.

Method 1: Through Control Panel
1. Click Start, Control Panel, User Accounts and Family Safety, User Accounts.
2. In the Make changes to your user account area of the User Accounts window, click the Change your password link.
3. Enter your old and new password on the following window, and then click Change password button.

Method 2: Trough the Ctrl+Alt+Del
1. Go to Ctrl+Alt+Del screen by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del , and then click the Change a password link on the window.
2. On the coming up screen, type your original password, type and confirm a new password, and then press Enter.

Method 3: Trough Local Users and Groups
1. Open Local Users and Groups by pressing Windows + R to pop up the Run command, and then typing lusrmgr.msc in it and clicking OK.
2. When the local users and groups screen appears, click on the Users folder in the left pane
3. Right-click Administrator to select  Set Passwords…
4. On the following screen, type a new password and confirm it, and then click OK.

Please note the 3 methods listed above are available provided you can log on your Windows 7 computer with the target user account. If you forgot the user account password, and want to change it, you need to resort to other measures, like a Windows 7 password reset disk, which you could create before the password is forgotten. Otherwise, Windows Password Breaker will be your best choice if you never take reinstalling Windows in consideration.

Windows Password Breaker is an easy, safe and fast Windows password reset tool which allows you to reset forgotten Windows password for Windows 7/Vista/XP, etc. by creating a bootable password reset disk.

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