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    Exclamation Windows Server Local Password recovery/reset?

    We've been asked by one of our supported schools to migrate all of their SIMS data to their new server today. The new server they have in place is a virtualised 2008 R2 server. The school NM built it and put it on the domain but wanted to rename the old server and change the IP address, and then give the new new virtual server the same name and IP as the old server to make migrating SOLUS3 a lot easier.

    The old SIMS server has now been taken off the domain to be renamed to OLD-SERVER but it's come to light that no one knows the local Admin password to the server. This means that no one can log onto the server to rename it, and we can't access it to transfer all of the SIMS data for them!

    Is there any way that anyone knows of to either somehow access the server, reset the passwordetc?
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    Panic over. The on-site tech has been trying every password he could remember and got lucky!

    Thanks for the help anyway.

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