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i want to change my domain password with an automation tool. since windows blocks the "ctrl+alt+del" keys to be automated or scripted, i am searching for a command line tool to call out of my automation-script. some suggestions what command line tools i should try?

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Please consider the security implications of this before doing it. In order to set the password from a script, you would need to have the password in plaintext in the script, which is a really bad idea. – nhinkle Aug 18 '10 at 22:34
the script will be used to set a bunch of domainpasswords back to a default password, and it is for testing purposes anyway – Simiil Aug 19 '10 at 7:08
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Quick google nets this:

net user username * /domain

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permission denied – Simiil Jul 7 '10 at 10:33
Needs to be done with administrator privileges. Quote from "Only administrators can change domain passwords at the Windows command prompt." – Joakim Johansson Jul 7 '10 at 11:51

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