How to reset Forgotten SQL Server 2008 Password

Microsoft SQL Server Database is a powerful and reliable data management system that delivers a rich set of features, data protection, and performance for embedded application clients, light Web applications, and local data stores. And it has become more and more popular then Access Database without doubt.


Some people set a password for their SQL Server 2008 with the reason of privacy protection but it is easy to forget it. And next time when he needs to open the Server and do some operation, he has no way to remember it but to reset or remove it. However, when problems come, there are always related solutions to deal with them.


Imagine that if your computer is hacked, then you can download the anti-virus software to rescue the computer and several minutes later your pc works again. If you are sick, you can choose the OTC to eat or go to the hospital and see the doctor when your sickness become more and more serious and the previous medicine doesn’t work and several days later you will become health again. If you would like to be the winner of a competition, you can spare no effort to practice and make adequate preparation, then there is no doubt that several weeks later you are more likely to achieve your goal.


To return to the subject, what I mean is you don’t need to worry about your problem because there must be a solution waiting for you to find out it. It is the same principle as the method of your reset SQL Server 2008 password problem.


Now I will share one of the solutions of how to reset forgotten SQL Server 2008 password for any person who happens to lost it. You can see the steps as below:

Step 1: Download SmartKey SQL 2008 Password Recovery and install it on your computer.
Step 2: Run the software, when see the interface, click Open to load the master .mdf file. All the user names of your SQL Server will be displayed.
Step 3: Select the password forgotten account, here the forgotten password account is SA, select it.
Step 4: Click “Change Password” button, then choose the new password in the “Change Password” panel, and then click OK to finish modification.


Last but not least, it is said that this SQL Password Recovery software take the least time to during the resetting, and it is designed to recover MS SQL Server password in several clicks without data loss. It can efficiently help you reset lost or forgotten user/administrator passwords for MS SQL Server 2008/2005/2000 password-protected database master .mdf file. No need to install Microsoft SQL Server, you are able to instantly reset SQL passwords despite the length and complexity.

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