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How to reset the primary Domain Admin Password in Windows 2019?

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1. Due to security concerns, I have been advised to reset the primary Domain Admin password (not  domain users account) in the Windows 2019 eg. administrator@Domain.com.  I used to use this for all configurations even SQL configurations,  DFS-N configurations, exchange, virtual directories etc. for our main Prod domain.
My question is how easy or how difficult is it to reset this primary Domain Admin password.  I am really not sure what will be the implications as I have never done this.    Is there a way to find out?  Also, what are the steps to follow to accomplish this task.  

2. Is using Service account better going forward?

Many thanks experts. 
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