Changing the Windows Server 2016/2019 Administrator Password

For servers running Microsoft Windows Server 2016 or 2019

Learn how to change the administrator password of your Windows server.

  • Log in to the desired server as an administrator.

  • To open the Windows settings, press the key combination Windows key + i.

  • Click Accounts.

  • Click Sign-in Options.

  • Scroll to the Password section and click Change.

  • Enter your current password and click Next.

  • Enter the new password and repeat it.

  • Enter a password hint and click Next.

  • Click Finish.

Instructions on how to reset your server's administrator password if, for example, you have misplaced it can be found here:

Reset Administrator Password (Cloud Server and vServer).

Resetting the administrator password using the Windows Rescue System (Dedicated Server Windows)