Windows 10: How do I change a local user account password? Solved

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  1.    31 Dec 2017 #11

    The very fact you need a support link shows it's a poorly thought-through design. It should be click-click-click. and done.
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       31 Dec 2017 #12

    Hence why you can customize it to how you want instead of using the default "Settings".
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       31 Dec 2017 #13

    @dictum,

    Were you able to get the password changed?
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  4.    01 Jan 2018 #14

    Aside from Brink's 'Create Control Panel' shortcut, you can easily do same and more from Start Menu/ Windows System (open file location will let you make a desktop shortcut vs Tile, like me) -

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  5.    01 Jan 2018 #15

    I managed to pin it to the quick start menu (I think that's what it's called). What an illogical design, it should be there to begin with, or the Start menu.
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