How to Reset A User Password in Active Directory?

Before resetting Active Directory user password, you need to log on domain controller with administrator rights, then follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, click Control Panel, double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Active Directory Users and Computers.
  2. Navigate to the Users item of your Active Directory domain in the left pane.
  3. Right-click the domain user account you want to reset the password for in the right pane, and select Reset Password.
  4. Type a new password into the Password and Confirm Password boxes.
  5. Click OK. Done!