You will find below the steps to Reset Local User Account Password in Windows 10, you can do this even if you do not remember the current password for the Local User account.
Reset Local User Account Password in Windows 10
In case of a home computer it is quite common for users to create multiple user accounts, in order to allow the same computer to be used by yourself, Kids and Guests.
In such cases, you will need to make sure that you remember the passwords for all the Local User Accounts on your computer or know where the passwords are located.
However, as it happens with many users, the written password gets misplaced or the file in which the user account passwords were stored accidentally gets deleted.
Luckily, it is possible to Reset Local User Account Password in Windows 10, even if you do not remember the current user account password for these accounts.
Change Local User Account Password in Windows 10 Using Control Panel
In order to change Passwords in Windows 10 using control panel, you need to be logged into your Admin Account or any user Account with Admin privileges. This will allow you to Change Password for all the User Accounts on your computer.
1. Click on the Windows Start button, scroll down the list of Apps and then click on Control Panel located in Windows System Folder.
Note: You can also access Control Panel by searching for Control Panel in the search box.
2. On the Control Panel screen, make sure that you are in Category View and then click on User Accounts.
3. On the User Accounts screen, click on Manage Another Account link (See image below)
4. On the Manage Accounts screen, click on the User Account that you would like to Change the Password for.
5. On the next screen, click on Change the Password option.
6. On the Change Password screen, type New Password, Confirm New Password, type a password hint and click on Change Password button.