If you purchased or installed Windows 8 , you had to associate a Microsoft mail account with it . Your computer password is the password for your Microsoft account . But how do I change the admin password? We explain this in this file.
Method 1: How to change administrator password in windows 8, How to change administrator password in windows 10
Press Windows + C and select Control Panel :
Click User Accounts and Child Protection
Click User Accounts
Click Change Password
A window will open. There you will have to enter your password and click on Next
Determine which email you want the code sent to you and click Next :
Enter the code you received in the e-mail you registered and click Next
Enter your password in the Previous Password field and enter your new password in the Create a password field . Retype the new password in the Type the password again field and click Next
Method 2: How to change administrator password in windows 8, How to change administrator password in windows 10
An alternative method is to open the Charms bar ( Windows key + C ) and select Settings
Go to Change PC Settings
Go to the Login Options category and in the Password section , click Change
Follow the account protection steps as in the first method.
Enter your password in the Previous password field and type your new password in the Create a password field , retype the new password in the Type the password again field and click Next