Forgot sa password

Forgot sa password

Post by Ken Schaef » Wed, 21 Apr 2004 23:20:49

Try logging in using Windows Authentication as a Local Admin (or Domain

Then reset the "sa" password.


: Dear All,
: I have installed sqlserver 7.0 and set sa password. I because when It was
a long time ago, I can't remember it anymore..
: all account has been deleted. Any possibility to reset password of sa ?
Please help me, thank you in advance.
: Best regards,
: Sandi

Forgot sa password

Post by kevm » Thu, 22 Apr 2004 09:34:47

Restore the master database from a known good backup.
Use the Rebuildm.exe utility otherwise.


Kevin McDonnell
Microsoft Corporation

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