how totemporary blank the sa password in sql server

Hi Experts,

SQL Server 2005 on SBS 2003 box,

I need to install a program the requires the sa password to be blank during installation. I can add the password back after the install. When I try to blank the password it looks like it works but the password is still there,

Thank You,
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lcohanDatabase AnalystCommented:
Did you tried to connect with blank after you blank-ed it? It's just the "hash" that will show some characters but is in fact blank. Try it in SSMS to connect and you should be able to.

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Anthony PerkinsCommented:
>>I need to install a program the requires the sa password to be blank during installation. <<
Totally unrelated, but IMHO software like this should really be banned.  It is totally reprehensible and would make me extremently suspicious of it.
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