Would you like to learn how to change a local user password using the command line? In this tutorial, we will show you how to use the command line to set the password of a local user account on a computer running Windows.

• Windows 2012 R2
• Windows 2016
• Windows 2019
• Windows 10
• Windows 11

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Tutorial Windows - Changing a local user password

As an Administrator, start an elevated command line.

Windows - Elevated command prompt

List the local accounts.

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Here is the command result.

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Change the password of a local user.

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Optionally, use this command.

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Enter the information requested.

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In our example, we configured the password of a local account named GOHAN.

Congratulations! You are able to change a local user password using the command-line.