FAQ about passwords
How do I change the Windows password?
Push CTRL + ALT + Delete simultaneously and a window will open. The window has a button for password change.
I am not able to change password, why?
You are trying to set a password that does not follow our password policy.
See our password policy here.
Why am I told to change the password when I have just done so?
You need to log out and log in again after the password change.
When I am about to change password it says “you lack authorization”, why is this?
The password policy is not being followed.
See our password policy here
You can choose a new password when ever you want. When changing your password you should be careful to follow rules:
- Your password must have at least eight characters.
- The first eight characters have to contain at least two characters each of at least three of the following four character groups.
Character group 1: ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVXYZ (CAPITALS)
Character group 2: abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvxyz (small letters)
Character group 3: 0123456789 (numbers)
Character group 4: !( ) = - _ * (only this special characters)
BAKved99 is one example which follows this policy.
Characters 1,2,3 come from group 1
Characters 4,5,6 from group 2
Characters 7,8 from group 3
Updated 22 December 2010