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heliang
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Posted - 04/30/2013 :  16:11:15  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I have couple SQL servers that nobody knows the SA password and nobody has sys_admin right to reset it. There is no BUILTIN either. Is there anyway to reset the SA password?

prett
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Posted - 05/01/2013 :  01:05:27  Show Profile  Visit prett's Homepage  Reply with Quote
There is one another approach If any user is a member of Windows Admin Group then log in using that account. After that Start SQL Server in Single User Mode.

Create a new login and give it sysadmin permission.

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