Windows 7 - Changing a Local Windows Account Password

This document explains how to change your local Windows account password for Windows Vista or Windows 7.

  1. Open the Control Panel and click User Accounts. The Control Panel can be found in the Start Menu under Start > Control Panel or Start > Settings > Control Panel.
  2. Click Change your password in the User Accounts window.

  3. Enter your current Windows password, then enter the new password and confirm it. Click Change Password.