How to reset Windows Server Administrator Password?

Tutorial for How to Reset Windows Server Administrator Password.

 

1. Login to your SolusVM Control Panel and Unmount your existing OS and then Mount with the "Ultimate Boot CD"

Unmount and Mount with Ultimate Boot...

 

2. Set boot sequence to CDRom only

Set boot sequence to CDRom only.

 

3. Shut down and boot then go into the VNC.

4. Open HDD

Select

 

5. Open Data Recovery

Open


6. Open Offline NT Password & Registry Editor..

Open Offline NT Password & Registry Editor..


7. Press Enter to boot

 

8. Press 2 and then Press Enter

 

9. If ask "Do you wish to force it" then enter "y" (without quotas) and then Press Enter

 

10. Press Enter

 

11. Press 1 for password reset

 

12. Press 1 to edit user data and passwords

 

13. Type Administrator

- Press 1 to clear Passwod
- Press ! to quit
- Press q to quit

14. Once you change or clear your administrator password then

Press y to save.
Press n to new run.

 

Final Step:

(1) Close the VNC and go back to main view.

(2) Unmount the Ultimate CD and mount your Windows CD.

(3) Set boot sequence back to "(1) Hard Disk (2) CDROM"

(4) Shut down and boot up.

(5) Go back into the VNC and start windows normally.

(6) Your Admin password is now blank and needs to be set.

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