Changing the Users Administrator password in the Active Directory

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Active Directory Administration
Dell PowerEdge
SBS 2003 administration
Small Business Server 2003
Can you and if so, how do you change the password to the administrator user in the Active Directory?

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Dell Poweredge
ASKED: July 28, 2011  11:30 PM
UPDATED: March 31, 2012  7:41 PM

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Sign into Windows or start Active Directory Users and Computers with domain admin rights. Locate the Administrator account. Right click on it and select Change Password.

Or
You can go to properties and select option user must change password at next login , it will also help you…

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  • LeChat
    Thank you so much, Mrdenny! I will give it a try and post how I made out.
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  • LeChat
    [...] 5. Mrdenny has the answers for a member asking about SQL Server 2005 with VB.net. 6. Mrdenny to the rescue again! This time he helps a member change the users’ administrator password in Active Directory. [...]
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  • Legen
    Reset Windows server domain administrator password is alittle complex. I just see this article for Active Directory Administrator password recovery. You can have a look.
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