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vista cannot change domain password


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noor parkar

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Dear sir,

Hi all gurus, i need your help to resolve this simple looking issue. but i need it be resolved for my client

Thank you in advance. your suggestions are welcome

Here we go.

i have vista and winxp machines in network domain. i am able to change domain password from winxp but unable to do so from vista machine.

i am pressing ctrl-alt-delete to change the password. i am entering old password. and then new password. but in all cases it is showing only one error "username and password are incorrect".

what do you think what is the problem or is there any known issue

Thanks
noor parkar
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starjax

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Please understand that we can not help you with password issues as we have no way to verify the veracity of your statements as being true. Therefore it is against our Terms of service.

So, here is the advice that we can offer:

If you have lost or forgotten your password for logging in to a computer running the Windows XP operating system, there are a few different options:

If you created a password reset disk for Windows XP, you can use that disk to reset the password on your account. For more information on how to create and use password reset disks go to the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

How to create and use a password reset disk for a computer that is not a domain member in Windows XP

How to create and use a password reset disk for a computer in a domain in Windows XP

If you don't have a password reset disk, the other option is to log on as the Administrator (or to have the person who is the machine's Administrator log on) and change the password for your user account. For information on how to do this go to the following Mircosoft article:

http://support.micro...b;en-us;Q321305

How to Log On to Windows XP If You Forget Your Password or Your Password Expires.

If you don't know the Administrator password, and don't have a password reset disk, then you will not be able to log on to Windows XP, and will need to reinstall the operating system and recreate any user accounts.

Although we are using Windows XP as the example above, it also applies to Vista.
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noor parkar

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Dear i think you didnot understand the question.

i am not talking about local users or administrator.

i am saying about a domain users who is logging on to domain. he or she cannot change his domain password

i am not logging in locally. i can logon to domain with my password. but i want to change it. by pressing alt-ctrl -delete you can change password.\

that is not working.

thanks
noor
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Try removing the pc from the domain and then rejoin it to the domain and see if that works.

Alternately, try having the user login to the domain on another system and then change the password from ctr - alt -delete.

hmm... wonders if this article applies?

After doing the above, try this:
Check the event logs of that Vista machine. Run the gpupdate/force on it and check again.
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