Install of 2008r2 gives me password change error

Posted on 2011-04-19
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I have just installed a 2008 r2 standard on an ESXi40 and when the 2008 boots for the first time and asks me to change password I get the message that the password does not meet the complexity requirements I have used xcds9876XCDS and nerver used that passsword before and how could it even get this setting I can use "Password1234" usually , this is a fresh install and not part of a domain and this server has never been logged into !!!

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This is the new default password complexity for Server 2008 R2.
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You could use your Password1324 with one of the following variations:


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