Steps to Reset SQL Server Password
Steps given below let you how to unlock SQL Server Password of System Administrator and Individual User Account
Using SysTools SQL Password Recovery v5.0 Software
Go to Start menu » All Programs » SysTools SQL Password Recovery » SysTools SQL Password Recovery and the software will launch. The following screen will appear on screen:
Note : SQL Password Recovery Tool reset SQL Server SA password of 2019, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012, 2008 / 2008 R2, 2005, 2000
The tool will list all the users that were created in SQL Server. The Password column carries two values as
Unknown :- It means you have a password applied on an encrypted database.
Empty :- It means you do not have a password for the user name and you can log into the account without a password.
Select the user whose password you want to reset and click on Reset Password.
Caution: Before proceeding further it is highly recommended to take a backup of your Master.mdf and Master_log.ldf files as the tool will make changes to the Master database in the next step.
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