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How to Change Administrator Password: For Laptops Only

If you have just finished re-imaging your machine login in as administrator with Blank password; if you simply want to change your machine administrator password and have not re-imaged your machine then Login as you normally would

  1. Once logged into the system with either method above depress the following key sequence “CTRL +ALT+DELETE”
  2. Left Click on Change password button
  3. enter old password if one exist if you just re-imaged machine leave this box blank
  4. Type New Password
  5. Type New Password to Confirm
  6. Hit OK
  7. A Dialog box will say “Password has Been Changed”