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Need to Change Your Windows Password?

Here's how:

  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.

To change your password remotely:

  1. Go To https://webfolders.ilr.cornell.edu
  2. Select settings, then change password

    Web Folders

  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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