Windows 10: Change another users password (I'm an admin & theirs is a local acct)
Change another users password (I'm an admin & theirs is a local acct)
Win key + R and run control userpasswords2 - select the other account and click the 'Reset password' button.
Or go to Control Panel - All Control Panel Items - User Accounts and click 'Manage another account'.
Accidentally posted this in a solved thread - sorry if you're re-seeing it.
I set up my Surface book by using the Win 10 Admin account to install programs, port my files from the old PC, change preferences (no Cortana,...
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I see posts referencing local account and can't wrap my head around why users are opting for a local acct. :huh:
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What's not to like...