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How to find password for SQL Server 2000 user

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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I have just taken over administrator of our company's SQL Server 2000 database I have the sa account password and I have full rights to the database. But the user has an ASP application that has a SQL Server account. I dont know the password and we cannot find the programmer that setup this account. Im in the process of copying the database to another server. If I change the password will the application work? Or is it a way to find out the password?

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