Net user command problem in xp

By linux44 ยท 4 replies
Dec 23, 2007
  1. hi guys
    i got problem with net user command as i explain it below:
    if you have user name which is seprated by space then net user does not woek for that user for example
    if your ser name is :john smith (with space between )
    and type :net user john smith 123 which mean change password of john... to 123 it give you error i have also tried this sturucture as well:

    net user johnsmith 123
    net user john20%smith 123 (20% in cmd mean space )but no resullt
    any idea how to solve this matter
  2. hamas123

    hamas123 TS Maniac Posts: 482

    First of all, welcome to techspot :wave:. And regarding your problem, you should create a thread about it in the windows os section.There, some expert should come up and help you ;)
  3. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    Hello, linux44, and welcome to Techspot :wave:

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    hamas123 is spot on, post in the Windows OS forum and you'll get all the help you need :)
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,168   +986

    changing passwords on accounts with SPACES in the name

    good understanding there.

    try net user "john smith" 123
  5. linux44

    linux44 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 21

    thanks alot jobread it solve my problem
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