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SQL SERVER 2005 keeps "locking out the SA account"

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My main instance of SQL 2005 keeps locking out the SA account.  I logged into SQL using the Management Studio using Windows authencation and cleared the checkbox and them saved it.  When I called the SA login up again it was stilled checked.  What gives?

Thanks SA Account Lockout
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Question by:chasmx1
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does the account you used have sys admin privilleges?
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Run this T-SQL statement:
ALTER LOGIN sa WITH PASSWORD = 'yourpassword' UNLOCK
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