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Changing passwords in User Account

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    Changing passwords in User Account


    I have a DELL Inspiron 15R touchscreen with WIN 8. First exposure to WIN 8 but I am learning to adjust. I have Administrator and one User Account set up. Every few weeks, the User Account says "password expiring" and I have to change the password. Is there a way to remove this time parameter? Admin account does not seem to require it.

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello dmack, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    Yes, you could disable or change the time for password expiration. The tutorials below are for Windows 7, but it's the same in Windows 8.

    Password Expiration - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Password Expiration - Change MAX and MIN Password Age - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Hope this helps,
    Shawn
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    win 8

    Thanks


    Thanks. That was exactly what I was looking for!
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    You're most welcome.
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