Reset the password on your Windows Server 2012/2016 Local user & AD User

Windows 2012/2016

       reset the password on your Windows 2012/2016 server&AD

       This option Local user & Active directory User

       If You User Domain you reset domain user

       If you user Local user no Domain User you can reset Local User

       The Server

  • Boot from the Micrsoft Windows Server 2016 DVD
  • From the Windows Setup menu, click “Next”.
  • Select “Repair your computer”
  • Under Choose and option, click on “Troubleshoot”.
  • Under Advanced options, click “Command Prompt”.
  • At the command prompt, run the following commands:
    c:
    cd c:\windows\system32 and Enter
    ren Utilman.exe Utilman.exe.old and Enter
    copy cmd.exe Utilman.exe and Enter
  • Exit the command prompt and then click “Continue”.
  • The server should now boot and present the logon screen. Here click Windows Key + U.
  • At the prompt you can now change the password, by typing the following command:
    net user administrator Her you are password this is my password Bn121212
    This will set the password for the Administrator user to be Bn121212 (case sensitive).

Cleanup Steps

  • Restart your server and once again, boot from the Micrsoft Windows Server 2016 DVD
  • From the Windows Setup menu, click “Next”.
  • Select “Repair your computer”
  • Under Choose and option, click on “Troubleshoot”.
  • Under Advanced options, click “Command Prompt”.
  • At the command prompt, run the following commands:
    c:
    cd c:\windows\system32 and Enter
    ren utilman.exe utilman.exe.new and Enter
    copy utilman.exe.old utilman.exe and Enter
  • Exit the command prompt and then click “Continue”.

         and reboot server

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