How to Set or Change Password for Guest Account in Windows 7/8/10

set password for guest account

If you have enabled the Guest account on your Windows computer and want to set a password for it, check out this post. It will show you two available methods to set or change the password for the Guest account in Windows 7/8/10.

Method 1: Set or change Guest account password by User Account dialog

Step 1: Open the Run dialog with Win + R keys, then type control userpasswords2 and click OK.

Type control userpasswords2

Step 2: After the User Account dialog opens, select the Users tab, select the Guest from the user list, and then click the Reset Password button.

Select Guest and click Reset Password

Step 3: Assign a password to the Guest account, and click OK to confirm it.

Assign password for Guest

Method 2: Set or change Guest account password by Local Users and Groups

Step 1: Open the Run dialog with Win + R keys, then type lusrmgr.msc, and click OK.

Type lusrmgr

Step 2: After the Local Users and Groups window opens, click on the Users folder on the left-side pane, then right-click on the Guest account showing on the right-side pane and select Set Password from the context menu.

Right-click Guest and select Set Password

Step 3: Click Proceed in the “Set Password for Guest” dialog.

Click Proceed

Step 4: Type the password and click OK to confirm it.

Enter password

Step 5: When prompted “The password has been set”, click OK to finish.

Click ok

Method 3: Set or change Guest account password with Command Prompt

Step 1: Type cmd in Windows Start menu, then right click on the cmd (or Command Prompt) showing in the result list and select Run as administrator.

Step 2: If prompted with a User Account Control dialog, click Yes to confirm it. Then the Command Prompt will open as administrator.

Related: Open Command Prompt as an administrator in Windows 10

Step 3: Type net user Guest password and hit Enter. When it displays “The command completed successfully” on the screen, the Guest account password is set or changed.

Type net user password

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