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I run a VM on my local PC to sandbox a VPN connection, I then RDP from this VM into the PC I use for work. I need to change the password but CTRL+ALT+END brings up the menu for the 1st VM.

How can I change the password (and access the CTRL+ALT-DEL menu) when in such a 'recursive' RDP scenario?

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What RDP client are you using exactly? –  Ramhound Dec 14 '12 at 10:23
The standard Windows one (I don't know the version, but it probably varies between machines) –  Mr. Boy Dec 14 '12 at 10:43
If thats the case there should be a drop down menu option to send the CTRL-ALT-DEL command. –  Ramhound Dec 14 '12 at 11:19

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You can always open a "CMD" command prompt on the VM and reset the password via command line.

When you get the C:\ prompt, you would type something like "net user administrator Ch@rli3" and that would change the administrator account's password to "Ch@rli3".

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Open Run type in lusrmgr.msc go to users, select your user account, right click your user account select set password, set password, logout. Login with new password. Done.

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This below url helped me to change the password in multiple session of remote desktop


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