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Server 2003 Domain admin password lost.

Posted on 2004-08-17
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We have know idea what our domain admin password is and our IT company has left us high and dry, is there any way to get it? I have seen some mixed answers from changing the "sam" to no it can't be done. Can I call MS for help?
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use an account with admin priveledges and open AD users and computers and change it :)
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if (shock horror) you dont have another admin account go to the Domain Controller

and run the bootdisk mentioned on my website here

http://www.petenetlive.com/Tech/Windows/WinGen/passwordrecovery.htm
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I agree with you  PeteLong
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:)
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come on me :)
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ThanQ
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