How can I Change or Reset Administrator Password On Windows Server 2008 & 2012


There some time & reasons. we need to change a password or reset the admin password on your Windows Server. Even the advanced server users may have no idea how to do when they forgot administrator password for Windows Server. 

Your recovery options depend on whether you remember the old password or not. One of the option recovery options depend Old password remember or not. what is the procedure to reset it?

Some solutions for forgetting Windows Server 2008 R2 administrator password, whether the local admin or domain admin password. Help regain access to your server computer through resetting Windows Server 2008 R2 admin password without data loss.

Step 1 – Login into administrator / Click on ok Button to reset administrator password 

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Step 2 – You can see now Windows Setup interface, all Setting done then Click Next

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Step 3 – Click on Repair Your computer Option

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Step 4 – 3 Option showing in front of you choose Troubleshoot /                                                         Click on Troubleshoot to see another option

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Step 5 – After That You Select Advanced options

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Step 6 – Click on Command Prompt

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Step 7 – Click on Command Prompt interface

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Step 8 – Use Command Prompt

1.Backup of the utility manager


2.Reset the password.

C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe C:\Windows\System32\Utilman.exe

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Step 9 – Login into to it

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Change your Server Administrator Password in Windows Server 2008 

Step 1 – Right-click on Computer and then select on Manage to change your server Administrator Password .

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Step 2 – Select Configuration option to Reset  your Passwords

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Step 3 – Search and Right-click on the Administrator User / Set Password

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Step 4 – Click on Set Password For Reset > ok 

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Step 5 – Click on okay and confirm the new password.

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