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How to Change Local Administrator Password with Group Policy

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We will use Group Policy Preferences to set password on local user accounts.

  • Click StartAll programs – Administrative Tools – Group Policy Management.
  • Create or Edit Group Policy Objects.
  • Expand Computer ConfigurationPreferences – Control Panel Settings.
  • Right click on Local Users and Groups – New – Local User.

Note: Group policy update will take 90 min (Default)

If you want change this time follow this method:

  • Expand Computer ConfigurationAdministrative Templates –System – Group policy
  • Enable Group policy refresh interval for computers and set any time you want (Recommended 5 – 10 min)

Or Run this command on clients gpupdate /force