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How do I change my windows domain password when my PC is not on the domain?

I know Outlook web access normally provides this option, but that option has been switched off.

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As mentioned by sub-star, domain controller connection is required in order to change the user password. Here is some information regarding caching of password: When you log on, Windows remembers the password, and when you attempt to unlock a locked workstation, the password you enter is compared to the password you used to log on. If they match, then Windows proceeds to unlock the workstation, even though the password might be stale. This behavior is a network performance optimization to avoid network traffice requests to domain controller over slow network connections. The cached password mechanism is used to let users access local machine resources.Once the user tries to access a network resource, that network resource will ask the domain controller to verify users authenticity.

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Don't forget to quote your source: MS TechNet - Windows Confidential (Raymond Chen):… – Snark Nov 26 '09 at 13:29
@snark: LOL, nice catch :) – Alexander Burke Mar 15 '10 at 6:29

As far as my knowledge goes, you have to be connected to the domain and logged in with the username you want to change password for, in order to actually change it (at least in the domain).

You can always try pressing Ctrl + Alt + Del and select Change password and see how that works for you.

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If you aren't connected to the domain, you cannot change your password on the domain. – MDMarra Nov 26 '09 at 15:55

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