How To Change or Recovery Administrator Password on Windows Server 2012 R2

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In this tutorial how to change Administrator password on windows server 2012 r2. First you need to boot your pen-drive  include any iso file. Then follow thus step below:

Step #01: Now attached your pendrive on your server then reboot machine. Press any for connect booted pendrive. As like image below


Step #02: Start your PC installation process. Don’t worry it’s not fully installation process new click Next button  then click Repair your computer. 

Step #03: Now click second option Troubleshoot then open new popup click second option Command Prompt so you can see Administrator command prompt. 

Step#04: Run below command

D:\>cd windows\system32
D:\>Windows\System32>ren utilman.exe utilman.exe.old
D:\>Windows\System32>copy cmd.exe utilman.exe
	1 files copied.

Then click Continue button and remove your booted pendrive. Lets start your computer then click Ease of access


Open command prompt the type below command.

C:\>cd windows\system32>net user administrator [email protected]@123
The command completed successfully.

Now login your changed password and enjoy windows server 2012 r2.

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