Change Your Windows Password

Changing your password locally

  1. Create a new Windows password making sure it meets our Password Complexity Requirements
  2. Press the Ctrl-Alt-Del keys together
  3. Click Change Password
  4. In the Old Password box, type your old Windows password
  5. In the New Password box, type your new Windows password
  6. In the Confirm New Password box, type your new Windows password again
  7. Click 'OK'
  8. If your password does not meet our password complexity requirements, an error box will appear.  Modify the password so that it will meet our requirements and repeat steps 2-7.
  9. Once you have successfully changed your password, you will need to use it the next time you log into your computer.

Changing your password remotely

  1. Go To https://webfolders.ilr.cornell.edu
  2. Select 'Settings', then 'Change Password'
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  3. In the Old Password box, type your old Windows password
  4. In the New Password box, type your new Windows password making sure it meets our Password Complexity Requirements
  5. In the Confirm New Password box, type your new Windows password again
  6. Click 'Save'
  7. If your password does not meet our password complexity requirements, an error box will appear. Modify the password so that it will meet our requirements and repeat steps 2-6.

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