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Runtime error "-214721900 (8004oe14)

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I have loaded a database on my server and setup the clinets on 5 windows xp pc's. The server is running windows server 2003. The server is new  and nosettings were changed from the default. I have the database working fine and can get the client computers loging in with the admin password but when i try to add a new  user i get a error
"Runtime error '-214721900 (8004oe14)': password validation failed. The password does not meet windows policy requirements it is too short."
I have used a password from 3 to 16 numbers and letters but still fails. Can anyone help me with this or has any one had this problem before. Thank you.
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You may find the error message is actually different after you tried passwords of 8 or more chars.
Check out this page for the complexity rules:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms161959.aspx

Cheers
Stu
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How can i get around this problem. Is there a fix or a work around to get this working again.
Thank you.
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