In this One-Minute Wednesday, we’re going to look at how you can reset your password in Windows 10. This is a handy trick for when you think it’s time to update your login information.

Changing Your Password

First, ensure you’re already logged in to your computer. Then, hit the key combination CTRL+ALT+DELETE. A lock screen will then appear; choose the “Change A Password” option.

01 First Steps

02 Lock Screen

Once you choose this option, you’ll need to enter your current password. Then, enter in your newly created password in both boxes. Make sure it’s a combination of letters, numbers and characters. A good rule of thumb with all passwords is to make them complex enough to stay secure from threats, but also memorable enough for you to log in with ease.

03 New Password 01

03 New Password 02

Now, sign in and you’re good to go. You officially have a new login password that you’ve customized to your liking.

That’s a quick and easy way to update your password on a Windows 10 computer! Thanks for joining us a be sure to tune in next time for more tips and tricks.