To change the password of a specific user in Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1, without knowing the current password, no hacker knowledge required.

You can change your current password like so:

1. Click Start button, type cmd at the Search bar, right click on it and select ‘Run as Administrator‘

2. Type the following command in the cmd window and press enter.

net user

You will get users list of that particular system. So, Choose an username to change password

3. Type the following command in the cmd and press enter.

net user <“Account-Name”> <Your-New-Password>


net user “hackerguru” 1234
This command changes the password of my account ‘hackerguru’ to 1234 without knowing my current password



4. Now if everything goes alright you will see “The command completed successfully” on your screen, now close the cmd window. Remember this password is your new password for that account.


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