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Windows 7: Invoke "Change password" dialog via command

18 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
Invoke "Change password" dialog via command


is there a way to open the "Change a password..." dialog in Windows 7 via command line? I dont want to got the way through CTRL+ALT+DEL + "Change a password...". I need a command which opens this dialog for me.

Unfortunately, rundll32.exe shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL password.cpl is not working on Windows 7...


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18 Apr 2011   #2
Orbital Shark


Hi, welcome to the forums

You have 2 options...(via Elevated Command Prompt)

net user user * will ask for a new password
net user user 123456 will set the new password as 123456 (or whatever you type)

Note   Note
"user" is the user name to change
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18 Apr 2011   #3
Orbital Shark


You can also use the following tutorial to create the elevated command prompt without a UAC notification

Elevated Program Shortcut without UAC Prompt - Create
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