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Hi Friends, this is a guide on how to reset nessus password in Windows. Open a command line terminal with administration privileges. Navigate to the installation folder of Nessus as shown below. That would be in program files.

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Once you are in that folder, type “dir” command to see the contents of the folder as shown below.

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Now type command ” nessuscli.exe lsuser ” to see all the nessus users. In my case there is only one user present. Now to reset his password, type command ” nessuscli.exe chpasswd root “. Then enter the new password twice as shown below. Congrats, you have successfully changed your nessus password.

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