How to change my VPS password

If you have a windows VPS, you will not be able to reset your password, by design, the system was created to prevent this from happening. It's extremely important that you kepe track of your password. 
However, in the event that you do forget your password you will need to reset the container, and start over from scratch. 

You can log into your VPS control panel, and use the " rebuild " button. Select the operating system you want, and it will rebuild the VPS. 
ALL FILES AND FOLDERS from your VPS will be deleted, these can NOT be saved by us. 

If you have NOT forgotten your windows VPS password, then you can log in and follow the below stepts to change your password : 

Change your password for windows 2012 r2
  1. Log into your server via Remote Desktop.
  2. Press your Windows key and type Administrative Tools.
  3. Double click on Computer Management.
  4. Expand Local Users and Groups.
  5. Click on Users
  6. Right click on Administrator. Click on Set Password > Proceed

Change your password for windows 2008 r2

  1. Log into your server via Remote Desktop.
  2. Right click on Computer  and select Manage.
  3. Double click Configuration.
  4. Expand Local Users and Groups and then select Users.
  5. Right click on Administrator and choose Set Password and then click Proceed.
  6. Type in the new password and hit OK.

If you have any questions, please feel free to join us in live chat, or open a ticket with our 24/7 support team. Additionally, if you have any issues you can also join our windows 2012, and windows 2008 community forums at

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