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Unable to reset or restore the administrator password on DC server 2008

Last Modified: 2015-02-28
Hi Guys,

Just got a call from a client that is trying to access their server and is unable to because they don't know the password. I have tried to reset the admin password using some of those password recovery\reset programs. It seems like it is resetting them but I am not able to login.

is there a way perhaps with the server 2008 disk through cmd to reset the password. I took a look at an article online that was very confusing and could use your help on restoring or resetting the admin password on the server 2008 standard DC.

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