How to change your password (staff)

Passwords are often broken, stolen or cracked without the knowledge of the victim. For instance, this can happen as a result of a phishing email or through malware. Very often stolen passwords are not used immediately. If you change your password periodically, even if your password is somehow stolen, the thief does not have the opportunity to use it. You can use methods listed below to change your network login password.

The steps below outline how to change your network login password. If you are an authorised Trinity webauthor and also wish to change your webauthor password please also see the steps on how to change your webauthor password.

Network login password reset methods

Using TCD Password Manager

Password Manager is a web-based service that Trinity staff can register for (if your password has not already expired). You can use it from anywhere with internet access. Once you register for Password Manager, it allows to change your network login password, set a new network login password if you have forgotten it, to set a new network login password if it has expired, or unlock your account. To find out more, please consult the following Password Manager resources:

Using a computer connected to domain

It is very easy to reset network login password using a Windows computer connected to the domain. To reset your password using a computer connected to domain:

  1. On the keyboard, press Ctrl+Alt+Del.
  2. Click Change a password.
  3. Type the old password, then the new password and confirm it.

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