How to change a Windows VPS password?

Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) is a multi-channel protocol that allows a user to connect to a computer running Microsoft Terminal Services. The server listens by default on TCP port 3389.

Under remote desktop you can not hit CTRL+ALT+DEL to change password. However, there is another way to change passwords for users on Windows systems via RDP.


Change Windows Server 2012 admin & user account via Control Panel

Step 1: Open Control Panel, click on Change account type.

Step 2: Choose the admin or user account you would like to change.

choose user account

Step 3: Click on Change the password.

change the password

4: Input your current password and re-type new password. After that, set up a password hint for it. Then click on the Change password button to restart your computer.

change administrator password


The password for your user should be changed.

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