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cannot login to sql management studio on 2011 sbs installation

hi, I have just installed a 2011 sbs prem via a migration setup from a 2003 sbs prem. the servers are still both in migration format.

We went to move the SQL database from the 2003 to 2011, but cannot login to the sql management studio. it says the username or password is wrong.
We haven't installed SQL server from scratch, It had installed itself from the general setup.

does any one know if Microsoft had setup a default username and password.

please note, I have tried our two admin accounts already.
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total123
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unknown_routineCommented:
What type of security this server is using. is it windows integrated security or SQL security.

Make sure you use the right credential.
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total123Author Commented:
both option are available on login
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Sagir87Commented:
hi,

You can reset "sa" password so please follow below steps to reset "sa" password:

http://v-consult.be/2011/05/26/recover-sa-password-microsoft-sql-server-2008-r2/

Also you can change mode of authentication in registry i.e. Windows Authentication OR Mixed mode authentication mode(SQL Server and Windows Authentication mode)  :

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft SQl Server\MSSQL10.Instance_Name\MSSQLSERVER
then go to LoginMode and modify to 1 or 2:

1 for Windows Authentication mode
2 for Mixed authentication mode.
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