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Windows 7: User changes password

14 Jul 2010   #11
rkeilty

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Stop kids changing password

Hi and thanks. My user account is called "Everybody" so I have got the command prompt running
C:\Users\Everybody>net user everybody /passwordchg:no
System error 5 has occurred.
Access is denied.

Screenshot attached.

Any ideas, guys?

Thanks

ray




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14 Jul 2010   #12
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Did you run this in an elevated command prompt?
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14 Jul 2010   #13
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Run Command Prompt as Administrator (right click it then click "Run as Administrator"
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14 Jul 2010   #14
rkeilty

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Kids reset password

Thanks Martin and co for all your help. Finally the dream box is coming up
"Windows cannot change password."

Cheers

Ray

God bless
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14 Jul 2010   #15
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Not a problem Glad you got it working. Shame Windows made you jump through so many hoops to get there, when it is so simple for Ultimate.

Anyway glad we could help
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14 Jul 2010   #16
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

Congratulations. Thanks for letting us know the problem is solved.
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14 Jul 2010   #17
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by rkeilty View Post
Thanks Martin and co for all your help. Finally the dream box is coming up
"Windows cannot change password."

Cheers

Ray

God bless
That's great news Ray.
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15 Jul 2010   #18
rkeilty

windows 7 64 bit
 
 
Solved!

Thanks again guys. Keep up the great work you are all doing. Where would we be without your help?

Cheers
Ray

God bless
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