Information Technology - Security & Privacy

How to Change Your Password via Remote Desktop

Change your UWB access account password

Step 1: In the window start menu search for remote desktop connection. Click to launch Remote Desktop Connection.

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Step 2: In the window that opens, enter the computer name as passreset1.uwb.edu and click Connect

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Step 3: It will ask you for your credentials, select “Use another account”. Important Note: Do NOT check “Remember my credentials”.

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Step 4: Enter your user name followed by “@uwb.edu” and your password and then click “Ok”.

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Step 5: A warning may pop up asking if you still want to connect. Go ahead and click “Yes”.

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Step 6: You will then be prompted that you need to change your password before logging in.

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Step 7: Enter your current password and then enter your new password. You will need to confrm the password as well. Note: Every password must contain one upper and lower case letter, and either a special character or number. Passwords must be longer than 8 characters.

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Step 8: Once you have changed your password, log off of “passreset1” and the remote desktop session will close automatically.