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Windows 10 - How to set new password with command or Local User Group ?

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I can not do anything with any user in the "Local Users Group"
I tried from my account but I could not change my password (ie set new password)!
But I was able to activate the Administrator account and I logged into the Administrator account and still could not do anything with my account! But I can set the password and disable the Administrator account from my account or Administrator.

Any ideas? (Ignore the click on the Sign-in option in the Change Accout settings.)

 

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#2 ·  Posted

It looks like the issues is that account is a not a local user account, but a Microsoft account.  As far as I've found, you cannot change a Microsoft account password this way.  You can however convert the account to a local account which should allow you to change the password in the manner you desire.
 

http://www.zdnet.com/article/windows-10-tip-switch-back-to-a-local-account-from-a-microsoft-account/

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