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Windows 7: Password - Create for a User Account

05 Mar 2016   #10

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello grandad69, and welcome to Seven Forums. :)

It sounds like you didn't enter the command in an elevated command prompt.

You might see if the tutorial below to disable password expiration may work better for you.

Password Expiration - Enable or Disable

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07 Mar 2016   #11

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit Service Pack 1
Thanks for your help

Hello Brink, you were right I was not in the elevated command prompt (didn't realise there was one, I was in normal command prompt). Once I followed your instructions the change worked.
Thanks again.
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07 Mar 2016   #12

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

You're most welcome. I'm glad you got it sorted. :)
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