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Windows 7: Cannot change password in Windows 7

18 Sep 2015   #21

Windows 7 Home Professional

I am running Windows on a MBP. I run Parallels 11 on the MBP so I can run Windows inside it. I am in the IT Department, a programmer. If I asked them again they will help me, although I am afraid they would say rebuilt the whole Windows environment, which I would kind of like to avoid.

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18 Sep 2015   #22

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

Check out these links
KB Parallels: How to reset Windows user account password in Parallels Desktop for Mac Pro Edition?
KB Parallels: How to reset Windows user account password?
standard edition

I see what Parallels is. Are you running that without your IT dept having approved it or did they configure that for you?
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18 Sep 2015   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Please answer these:
- can you browse the network?
- run in cmd and attach here please:
ipconfig -all>>%userprofile%\desktop\ipconfig.txt
- are you sure you are logged in to your domain account and not a local one?

Possibly more (have to eat dinner now)
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18 Sep 2015   #24

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

One more, are you an admin at least on the local machine?
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18 Sep 2015   #25

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

By the way one solution for this dependency issue is to add network and local service to admins group. But don't know how this works out for a domain enabled PC. In cmd:
net localgroup Administrators /add networkservice
net localgroup Administrators /add localservice
Still waiting for the answers to the questions above.
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