How to change your password on a Windows Server 2016

Step 1: Click on the Windows Button w1 then the small user icon w2 and then “Change account Settings” as below:

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Step 2: Then click on ‘Sign-in options’

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Step 3: When you get to this page click on the following 3 keys on your keyboard at the same time:

Press Ctrl + ALT + END

DO NOT Press Ctrl + ALT + DEL

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Step 4: The following page will appear. Click on ‘Change a password

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Step 5: The following screen will appear. Enter your old password followed by a password that you select. It must be 8 characters long with at least 1 capital and 1 number.

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After this you will need to log into the server again with your new password.

 

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