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password change and irreversible loss of data

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in the attached, what are the consequences of changing password, in terms of data?

this is on a local account.
loss.bmp
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The major concern is that if the user has encrypted files you may lose permission to them.
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Thank you Joshua.
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Not Just Encrypted Files but also Web Pages for which Forms and Passwords are stored.
 
To avoid it : http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc757781(WS.10).aspx
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Agreed - the only concern is encrypted files.  As long as you have an administrative account, you can access all other files from this user.
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