How to change password for MS SQL admin user?

Following tutorial will guide you to reset the MS SQL server sa user password. We assume that you have working sa user password.



  1. Login to MSSQL server by using current sa password through MS SQL management studio.

  2. In left pane of Object Explorer, Click on Security -> Logins-> sa

    Reset sa User Password in MS SQL Server

  3. Right click on sa and click on Properties. It will open-up screen for password change.

    Reset MSSQL Admin Password

  4. Change password and press OK button.



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