Can’t change user’s password in Computer Management—Why?

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I am logged into a PC running Windows 11 Pro with a user ID that has admin privileges. I am connected to it via RDP. I launch Computer Management. In Computer Management (local) → System Tools → Local Users and Groups → Users. I right-click on a user listed and select Set Password…. I see this




I click on Proceed and enter the new password twice and click on OK. I then get this:

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This could be either due to specified account doesn't not exist, or not having admin rights or locked out. You can try changing the password using Command Prompt, see if that helps.