How To Reset Windows Password (Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7)

Windows use passwords to login into user accounts. These passwords may be lost over time and they can be reset in different ways. Using the command-line interface to reset a password is one of the easiest ways. Alternatively the Password Reset screen can be also used to reset Windows passwords for different Windows operating system versions like Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8, and Windows 7.

Reset Password via Command Line Interface In Windows 11,10,8,7

Windows 11 is the latest version of the Windows operating system family and has recently increased its popularity. The command-line interface can be used to reset passwords for a user. Open the command prompt with administrator privileges via the Start Menu.

Open MS-DOS as Administrator

The net user command is used to change the user password. In the following example, the user named “ali” password is reset into “1q2w3e.”.

> net user ali 1q2w3e.
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