Introduction: How to Change Your Computer Password With Command Prompt

This will help you change your password if lost or forgotten! Or hacking! I don't suggest that!

Step 1: Go to Start

Go to start, Run then type, CMD!

Step 2: What You Type

In CMD (Command Prompt) type net user and it will bring up all the user accounts.

Step 3: What to Do Next.

Once you find the account that you want type net user then account name then space *

Step 4: Then You Are Almost Done.

then hit enter and it will say enter new password. Do that hit enter and enter the desired password again. hit enter and the password is saved. You can also start you windows PC with CMD and do this. You can also do this on a guest account.

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svelbca made it!(author)2017-01-27

how to solve this??

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Yangie made it!(author)2017-01-15

This is not working for it is saying ACCESS IS DENIED what do i do please help me.

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SinuxT made it!(author)2015-09-22

You use the windows install disk , go to repair computer, choose command prompt option. From there save a copy of the sticky key exe (sethc.exe) for later then change the name of cmd.exe to sethc.exe. Then reboot to windows, at login hit shift a bunch of times. An admin command line will pop up (wwwwwhhhhhaaaaattttt!).

Now do you. Admin prompt is all good.

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PunitL made it!(author)2015-08-24

i am logged in with other account. And i Have lost my administrator password. so i tried Safe Mode with Command prompt, and i tried to run command prompt as administrator and used command Net user but it shows an error

System 5 error

Access is denied.

How to fix it?

please answer

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jutt.fm made it!(author)2015-03-29

when i enter 'net user administrator' and new password option is not coming so can someone help me please

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HomelessS made it!(author)2015-04-02

You have to type 'net localgroup administrators' to see administrator accounts

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dharmendrasingh.yadav2 made it!(author)2015-03-27

it is not working properly

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jugal+pratap+singh made it!(author)2011-10-15

HI.GUY,S
I M JUGAL [PRATAP SINGH
AND I M GOING TO TELL U ALL THE ABOVE STEPS ARE TOTALLY UNUSUALL........
BECOZ I TRIED THESE STEPS NOT ONE TIME BUT MORE THAN FIFTY TIMES.....BUT IT,S NOT EFFECTIVE...
***********MENU************
WHEN I WAS TRIYING........
TWO STEPS ALMOST DONE BUT AFTER TYPING PAASWORD TWICE .......
THEN I PRESS ENTER THEN A ERROR OCCURED.........
THAT ERROR WAS .........SYSTEM ERROR FIVE HAS OCCURED......
ACCESS IS DENIED,,,,,,

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batafiiq made it!(author)2014-12-18

That'd because your account isn't autherised

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ComedyF made it!(author)2014-12-19

and how do you authorise it?

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mjezowski made it!(author)2011-06-19

Hey guys i have a problem when i try to change the password it wont let me type...

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batafiiq made it!(author)2014-12-18

Lol it's naturally like that, it lookd as if it wasn't typed while it is actually

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yohan.philip.7 made it!(author)2014-12-08

Hey guys YOu must do it like this

1 restart your pc and press F8 then run it in safe mord after going to destop run cmd then type the commands then you can change your password

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sylar made it!(author)2013-02-21

??? pas complet je ne peut hélas pas suivre les étape

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joeymablob made it!(author)2008-09-03

what if it says "system error 5" im guessing im screwed but i wanna hear from someone that knows it for sure :P

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sunflower86 made it!(author)2009-12-04

 *****,
 
we know u r the one hacking computer have respect and do not use my little boys name in any of u fake emails or personality's......tx

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flamelord made it!(author)2010-07-25

that is really bad who ever is messing with you like that

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skywolve made it!(author)2008-09-07

You type net user to find the user accounts then type net user (account name) * and it will say type net password then confirm. If It keeps doing it you are probably done.

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mariaket made it!(author)2010-04-30

HEY I CAN'T DO THE SAME WAY AS WAT U INSTRUCT HERE...COULD U HELP ME

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Psychic+Master made it!(author)2008-12-29

if you get the error "system error 5 has occured" go to start-accessories-then right click on command prompt then click on run as administrator it should now work, if you do not have the option of right clicking on it then i have no idea what to do :(

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nitrolego made it!(author)2010-01-02

im gonna say 2 words to this guy......KEEP HACKING!

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TechnoFreak1 made it!(author)2008-12-12

What do you do if Command Prompt is disabled by the admin? I got into the admin account by unplugging the network cable, and then I changed the admin account!

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PyroMaster007 made it!(author)2009-04-28

you go to notepad, type "command.com" (without the quotes) then save as "cmd.bat" (again, no quotes.) This will run a command prompt.

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short-genuis made it!(author)2009-06-18

what would u do if your school only uses macs?

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PyroMaster007 made it!(author)2009-06-18

i'm sorry, i am not framiliar with macs. srry. ask it as a question.

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computerfaker3 made it!(author)2008-12-04

nice it works on my old computer but not on my new one it says access denied same as Tatsumaki

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Tatsumaki%21 made it!(author)2008-10-12

system error 5 access is denied i am a limited user it isnt allowing me! please help

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skywolve made it!(author)2008-10-12

Right click CMD and hit run as administrator

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ultimatesx9 made it!(author)2008-10-20

Hmm. Handy, considering most of us arn't admins and most admins nower days have... ummm... Paswords. You arent going anwhere like this if you dont have the admin password. You should use ophCrack instead, it shows you the password and because it doesnt change it, they wont know that you know it!

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skywolve made it!(author)2008-10-20

k ths was 4 advased user unlike u.

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ultimatesx9 made it!(author)2008-10-26

actully, i know the admin passwords.

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skywolve made it!(author)2008-10-26

OK post them and send me the URL to the page so I can see them and see if they work. Thank You Administrator Assistant

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Kount_Kurisu made it!(author)2008-10-10

yeah..it came up system error 5 with me too...I'm guessing that the admin for the computer has disabled pass changing... could just disable all passwords on the cop couldn't I???

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