I need to change the local admin password in a domain some 800 machines. Best options please

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GPO
Group Policy Objects
Windows Server 2003
Windows server administration
Hi, I need to change the local admin password on about 800 machines in a Windows 2003 domain. I have thought about scripting and applying it via GPO. Any other ides anyone?
ASKED: January 8, 2009  6:33 PM
UPDATED: March 20, 2009  1:15 PM

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This is a simple script, save the following in changepass.vbs
then encrypt it via
[i]screnc changepass.vbs changepass.vbe[/i]
and run it via your GPO as
<i>cscript.exe changepass.vbe</i>

set oWS=CreateObject(“Wscript.Shell”)
oWs.Run “cmd.exe /q /c net user your-local-admin-account your-ddesired-password”,0
set oWS=Nothing

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