Reset Administrator Password Windows Server 2019 on RAID

Forgot administrator password on Windows server 2019 with RAID? How to reset the forgotten administrator password without losing data?

Common method doesn’t work at all, but you can follow the guides in this article to safely reset administrator password on Windows server 2019 RAID such as Dell Poweredge Server, Lenovo ThinkSystem Server, HP ProLiant Server, etc. If you need to reset admin password for Windows SBS 2008, refer to: Reset administrator password for Windows Small Business Server 2008/2011.

Method 1: Reset Windows Server 2019 Administrator Password on RAID by Using Windows Password Rescuer. (This is currently the best method.)

Method 2: Reset Windows Server 2019 RAID Admin Password with Command Prompt. (Windows technical knowledge is required)

Method 1: Reset Windows Server 2019 Administrator Password on RAID by Using Windows Password Rescuer RAID. (This is currently the best method.)

Windows Password Rescuer Raid is currently the best and easiest way to reset forgotten local or domain administrator password for Windows OS which works on RAID. It works for Windows server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008, 2003 and SBS 2008/2003 on Dell, HP, Acer, Toshiba, Samsung, Lenovo, IBM Raid Server. Of course, you also can use Windows Password Rescuer Raid to reset forgotten/lost local administrator password for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP etc.

No matter what kind your raid server is, it works effectively. Currently, it supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 0+1, RAID 2, RAID 3, RAID 4, RAID 5, RAID 5e, RAID 5ee, RAID 50, RAID 6, etc. To reset forgotten administrator password for Windows server 2019 on RAID, complete the following steps. It is easy and safe that all your data and settings will be fine after you resetting the password.

Step 1: Use Windows Password Rescuer RAID to create a bootable USB.

1. Purchase Windows Password Reset Raid full version and then you will receive a full download link from your email in seconds. Note: To be valid for the latest version of RAID Server, Windows Password Rescuer RAID will be improved constantly. You can ask us for the latest version for free at any time.

2. Download Windows Password Rescuer RAID from your received link and then install it on a computer which you can login as administrator. This software can be installed on any Windows OS.

3. After installing the software, plug in a blank USB flash drive to the current computer and launch the software. On the friendly interface, select “USB Device” option. (You also can insert a CD/DVD and then select “CD/DVD” option.)

4. The plugged USB drive will be displayed in drive list. Pull down the list and select the USB drive. Then click “Begin Burning” button to start creating a bootable USB.

5. When burning completed, close the software and unplug the USB flash drive. Now you can use this USB disk to reset Windows password on locked computer.

Step 2: Reset administrator password and regain access to your locked server computer.

1. Plug the USB flash drive to your server computer which works with RAID. Firstly, set the computer to boot from USB. (Details of this step.)

2. Wait for the computer to boot from USB and load Windows Password Rescuer RAID. A moment later, you will see a friendly interface appearing on the screen. Select “Windows server 2019” by clicking it in system list.

3. Select your administrator password from user list.

4. Click “Reset Password” button to reset the administrator password.

5. The unknown password will be removed and shown “Blank” in password list.

6. Now, click “Reboot”. A confirm message will be displayed immediately, unplug the USB flash drive and then select “Yes”.

7. Wait for the computer to reboot and load Windows server 2019. Then you can sign in to the administrator account without any password. Don’t forget to create a new password for the administrator account.

 

Method 2: Reset Windows Server 2019 RAID Admin Password with Command Prompt. (Windows technical knowledge is required)

For security reason, resetting administrator password on Windows server RAID is so difficult. So, if you have forgotten administrator password for Windows server 2019 which works on RAID and the user account is the only administrator, you’d better to use Windows Password Rescuer RAID to resolve the password issue or try to use Command Prompt to help reset your password. Using command prompt to do this is a little complicate. You can have a try with the following tutorial.

Step 1: Boot your server computer from a Windows server 2019 installation DVD. After loading installation image and then enter the language selection screen. Press Shift+F10 keys to open Command Prompt window.

Note: You must firstly prepare the RAID controller and load it when the setup program prompts that it needs the raid controller driver, otherwise, the setup program will fail to detect the drive and Windows system. Cannot find RAID controller of your server computer? You can search for the RAID controller driver on the official website of its vendor. Here are some RAID controller vendor.

HP ProLiant Server: https://buy.hpe.com/b2c/us/en/servers-systems

Dell Poweradge Server: https://www.dell.com/en-us/work/shop/dell-poweredge-servers/sc/servers

Lenovo ThinkSystem Server: https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/data-center/servers/c/servers

Step 2: Access the partition where the Windows installation is and open C:\Windows\System32. Find “osk.exe” and delete it from C:\Windows\System32. At the command window, run the following commands:

1. Type “C: \Windows\System32\dir osk.exe” and then press “Enter” key.

2. Type “C: \Windows\System32\del osk.exe” and then press “Enter” key.

Step 3: Make a copy of “cmd.exe” and then rename the copy file to “osk.exe”. Just use the following commands to do this. Type “C: \Windows\System32\copy cmd.exe osk.exe” and then press Enter key.

Step 4: Now, eject your Windows installation DVD and then reboot the computer. When Windows login screen appears, click “Ease of access” on the lower-left corner and then choose "Don't type with Keyboard". When a message pops up, click "Yes".

Step 5: Command Prompt appears, type “net user administrator Pass123456” and then press Enter key. The administrator account password will be changed to “Pass123456”.

Step 6: You will now be able to sign in to the administrator on the server computer by using the new password.

 

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