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Password incorrect or New Password invalid. New Password length minimum: 7. Non-alphanumeric characters required: 1

I keep getting this error when I try to change my password.  I'm using the ChangePassword control.  I can add users and type in a 7 char password with 1 non alpha character successfully.  However, when I try to change the password it fails with this error.
<membership defaultProvider="MembershipADProvider">
      type="System.Web.Security.ActiveDirectoryMembershipProvider, System.Web, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a"

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8/22/2022 - Mon
Mike Kline

Is this a user in your AD domain?
Do you have "Password must meet complexity requirements" set to enabled on a domain linked Group Policy?

I don't control the domain but I was informed that the policy is 7 characters 1 non alpah.

I can create new accounts in this domain  I just can't reset the password.
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James Murphy
Mike Kline

If password complexity is turned on then you have to meet these requirments
With password complexity requirements enabled, it requires 3 out of  4 of the below:

English uppercase characters (A through Z). " 
English lowercase characters (a through z). " 
Base-10 digits (0 through 9). " 
Non-alphanumeric (for example, !, $, #, %). extended ASCII, symbolic, or linguistic characters
Many places do have it on, unless there is a custom filter there is no native policy to just say "have 1 non-alpha"

The password I'm testing with meets those requirements.  It is still failing.  I can a new account passing back a password.  we are using forms authentication.   Could they have disable the ability for the admin user to change passwords?   When a user uses attemps to change their password does it use their account or the admin account in the provider section?

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The admin user did not have the rights to reset passwords.  thanks.
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