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Forgot Administrator Password on Windows Server 2012 Domain Controller?

Elva Chrys

Nov 27,2012 08:35 / Posted by to Windows Tips
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Windows Server 2012Forgot Windows server 2012 administrator password and it's a domain controller, what will you do? All you need is Windows Password Unlocker Enterprise. With this professional Windows password reset application, you can instantly reset Window server 2012 password in 2 different options:

Option 1: Change the forgotten Window server 2012 password directly

Option 2: Create a new domain admin account to bypass the forgotten password

Step 1: Create a boot Window server 2012 password reset disk

No matter which way you choose, the first thing is to create a boot Windows server 2012 password reset disk with the help of Windows Password Unlocker. This will just take you a few seconds, but it must be done in another PC as you apparently cannot sing in yours as administrator.

How-to:

  • 1. Download and install Windows Password Unlocker in any PC you can run as admin.
  • 2. Insert a USB or CD/DVD drive in the computer and launch the Windows password reset tool.
  • 3. Select the device you want to create boot password reset disk with, and click Burn USB or Burn CD/DVD button.
  • 4. The boot password reset disk will be burned in seconds. Click OK to finish.
  • Reset Windows server 2012 administrator password

    Insert the burned boot password reset USB disk in Window server 2012 domain controller, and then start the server from the boot disk. Once Windows Password Unlocker appears, you can reset Window server 2012 password in 2 ways. This also will take you a few seconds.

    Option 1. Change the forgotten Window server 2012 password directly

    • 1. Select operating system installation you want to reset password of.
    • 2. Select the admin account you want to reset password of, and then select Change domain password option and click Next button.
    • 3. Type a new password for the selected admin account, type the password again, and then click Next button.
    • 4. Once the password is changed, click Reboot button to restart computer. Remove inserted boot disk during restarting.
    • 5. When Windows server logon screen appears, log into your domain with the new password.

    Option 2. Create a new domain admin account to bypass the forgotten password

    • 1. Select operating system installation you want to reset password of.
    • 2. Select Create a new domain account option and click Next button.
    • 3. Type the user name and password for the new domain admin account, and then click Next button.
    • 4. Click Reboot button to restart computer. Remove inserted boot disk during restarting.
    • 5. When the server logon screen appears, log into your domain with the new domain admin account.

    Windows server 2012 forgot password? Just download Windows Password Unlocker Enterprise right now!

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