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Windows 7: Windows won't save password change

06 Aug 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1
Windows won't save password change

Hello fellow Windows 7ers,

I have just had this problem recently that has been very frustrating.

Preface this with: I had this OLD password that I had set. During this time I had that password I did use windows' system image utility to backup my old 500GB drive to restore it on a 1TB drive and I did that while I had this password.

Now, when I try to change the password it will not save the change. When I change it, I can logout and it will accept the NEW password, but once I reboot or shut down and it comes back up, it only accepts the OLD password.

Any ideas? Thanks

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07 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 Sp1

It sounds like windows is corrupt you may want to try reinstalling it to fix the problem
My System SpecsSystem Spec
07 Aug 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1

Yeah I know. That was my last resort. I think my users .dat file must be somehow messed up. I have since migrated my users stuff to a new one. So far so good. Still with I knew why windows did that.
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