Change password while logged in

Change a password while logged in

  1. Purpose: This document provides information about changing a user’s network password through the standard log in system.

  2. Scope: All Brown Deer School District staff and email users.

  3. Assumptions: User must have a current Brown Deer School District log in and basic computing skills.

  4. Procedure/Documentation: Login to any computer as yourself (first initial + last name) -Once logged in, and on the main screen, press CONTROL + ALT + DELETE -A box will come up with multiple options, click on CHANGE PASSWORD -The new screen will have multiple empty fields -Type in your old password -Type in your new password twice-NOTE-A password change can take up to 15 minutes to take effect depending on how busy the servers are, please be patient.

  5. Other Comments: Remember Brown Deer School District Password Policies! -6 character minimum -case sensitive -mix of both letters and numbers -complexity rules (at least two of the following) -special characters (ex. $, #, @, ! &, or ~) -mix of capital or lower case letters (ex. Br0wnd33r, bd$21$21) NOTE – Changing your password affects network logins and email logins.

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