How do I reset an Active Directory password?

  • Open Active Directory Users and Computers
  • Right-click on domain name at the top of the tree and choose Find
  • In the ‘name’ field type the first 4 letters of the username for the account
  • Click Find Now
  • Right-click on the account you want to set the password for and choose ‘reset password’
  • Type the new password and confirm it
  • Click OK.