Change your password (Windows 10)

This article will help you change your password for your Windows 10 login, as well as your terminal server login if your organization has a server. If you do not have access to a terminal server, skip to step 4.

 

1. Make sure that you are signed out of the terminal server, if applicable. Left-click the Windows Icon in the bottom left corner, as shown here.

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2. Left-click the icon next to your username as shown here.

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3. Left-click the Sign out option to sign out of the terminal server, as shown here. Do not continue to step four until the terminal server environment has closed.

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4. Using your keyboard, press the CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to bring up the GINA screen, as shown below. Left-click the Change a Password option from the list. 

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5. Enter your old password, then create a new password. Your password should be at least eight characters, contain an upper and lower case letter, a number, and a symbol to be secure. Enter the new password again. Left-click the arrow or press the enter key on your keyboard to apply the changes.

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6. Once you have successfully created a password, you will see the following screen, where you will left-click OK and then be taken to your desktop. 

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