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How to change Administrator Password in Windows Server 2008R2 and 2012

The following article enable users to change the Administrator Password for Windows 2008 R2/Windows 2012 systems.
Steps:

1. Log into your server via “Remote Desktop”.

For Windows Servers 2012 follow the steps below:

2. Press the “Windows key” on your keyboard.

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3. Type Administrative Tools.

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4. Double-click on Computer Management

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Windows Server 2008 R2:

1. Right click on Computer and select Manage.

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2. Double click Configuration.

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Common Steps:

1. Expand Local Users and Groups and then select Users.

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2. Right Click on Administrator.

3. Choose Set Password and then click Proceed.

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4. Enter the new password and click on OK.

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