How do I change a user password in sql 2005 exp?

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Bhavesh ShahLead AnalysistCommented:

check out this link.

It might helps.

- Bhavesh
Bhavesh ShahLead AnalysistCommented:
lapuccaAuthor Commented:
Hi, I want to change password of a user who is not SA. I right click that user's properties and in that popup window there is no password.  I think that url is for reg sql 2005.  I have the express version.  Please see the attached screenshot.  Thanks.
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Pratima PharandeCommented:
To change the SQL Server Username password, just connect to the database with Query Analyzer using the SQL Server Username that is being updated and the current password. Then run "sp_password" to change the password.

sp_password [ [ @old = ] 'old_password' , ]
{ [ @new =] 'new_password' }
[ , [ @loginame = ] 'login' ]

The Office Microsoft Documentation for sp_password

Here is a simple example that changes the current password from
"currentPSWD" to "newPSWD";

sp_password 'currentPSWD', 'newPSWD'


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Bhavesh ShahLead AnalysistCommented:

pls find attached screen shot.
are you sure? you are following same step, as there is no change in express/standard edition for user management.

can you provide full screen shot.

- Bhavesh
Bhavesh ShahLead AnalysistCommented:

I just noticed that,
i posted wrong link in my first post.

it was
lapuccaAuthor Commented:
Thank you, that worked.
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