Local Administrator Password on all workstations across domain


  • Hi all,

    I have 500 workstations in my domain. I want to apply a Group Policy to achieve the following  only for Workstations (Servers Excluded)

    1. No one from the domain can change the local administrator account password except Domain Administrators, Desktop Support Technicians.



    Saturday, April 25, 2015 7:12 PM


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  • Hi;

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    Monday, April 27, 2015 6:32 AM
  • Have a look on below give references might be it helps you:

    Controlling Privileges of the Administrator Accounts:

    How to Change the Local Administrator Password on Domain Member Computers:

    Resetting the Local Administrator Password on Computers:
    Monday, April 27, 2015 6:39 AM
  • Using of Group Policy Preferences to change password is not secure.
    Monday, April 27, 2015 7:31 AM
  • Hi,

    If you apply the patch , that you could not change the local administrator Password using GPP.


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    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3:11 AM