SQL Express Authentication - Reset passord

I installed SQL Express on my workstation some time ago and don't remember what password I assigned to sa.

I can login using Windows authentication, but it doesn't allow me to do any operations, such as add a database. Is there a way to reset the password, or do I have to remove and reinstall SQL in order to proceed.?

Thanks in advance!
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rboyd56Commented:
Unfortunately the answer to this is no. You will have to un-install and reinstall. If you make a backup copy of any user database files you have, you can use sp_attach_db to reattach them to the new installation.
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AndrewJenAuthor Commented:
Thank you. Oddly enough, I am logging in via Windows Authentication and I am an Admin on my local machine where this is installed. Isn't this supposed to give me admin privileges on the DB server?
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rboyd56Commented:
It should unless the builtin\administrators group has been removed or been removed from the sysadmin role.
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