How To Change Password on a Windows Machine

How to change your password on a Windows Machine. (Copy/paste this link: for a colorful How To of the following instructions). *Note: We suggest printing out these instructions in advance of following the step-by-step for changing your password, as when you begin this process, this screen will be temporarily hidden. *

1) While logged in to your computer, press concurrently, CTRL-ALT-DEL. Doing so will present a list of options. Click on “Change a password”. 2) On the next screen, enter your old password, then your new password twice (the second time is to verify the entry of the new password).

** IF your computer is NOT on the domain, you’ll need to take the additional step of changing your MySalem password. NOT SURE if you’re computer is or isn’t on the domain? Email us and we'll come check your computer. **

How do I change my Salem Gmail, Moodle, MySalem, Lab Computer, etc. Password? 1) Click on the MySalem link from the website, and log in to MySalem: 2) Once logged into mysalem, click on your name in the upper-right corner of the page. This will provide a drop-down menu. Click on “Change Password”. 3) The Password Change Tool will appear. 4) Enter your new password twice (second time confirms the new password). The Tool will automatically recognize that both fields match. ** After clicking “Change Password”, a pop-up box will state that your password has been changed to “_____”. Click OK to proceed. (!! be sure to make a note of your new password !!) ** Once you click next, you’ll be returned to the MySalem login screen. Please proceed with logging in with your new password to gain access to your MySalem Portal.

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