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How to reset domain admin password on Windows 2008 Server - raid 5

Posted on 2011-03-21
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We have Windows 2008 Small Business Server raid 5. For some reason, the domain admin password does not work. How to reset it ?
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Question by:Hemsumi
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Try this first:

http://www.petri.co.il/reset_domain_admin_password_in_windows_server_2003_ad.htm

If not they you can do this: It is an old trick i did back when 2008 first came out.  I would have hoped they fix this by now but try it, (backup and use as own risk, could see this messing up stuff too):

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ar-VoO9ogHc
or
http://lordoftheping.blogspot.com/2009/05/i-did-not-use-my-tests-virtual-machines.html


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you can use active directory users and computers to do that.

Login to the domain controller, open active directory users and computers

1. start, run  type dsa.msc

2.  find the user that needs a password reset  in Active Directory and then right click and select reset password.


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