Reset domain admin password and disabled account

* Insert the original Windows Server 2008 installation DVD
* Reset the computer, boot from DVD
* Choose option “Repair your computer”
* Start command prompt
* C:\
* CD C:\Windows\System32
* MOVE Utilman.exe Utilman.exe.bak
* COPY Cmd.exe Utilman.exe
* You may also need to “Enable” the administrator account which can be done by using “NET USER administrator /active:yes”
* Restart windows
* At the login screen, press Windows Key – U, this launches cmd.exe
* NET USER administrator and  login as administrator!
* Now repair computer again and move the original Utilman.exe back

Link: https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/425806-all-domain-admin-accounts-disabled

 

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