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Local user password

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How can a password be changed for a local user in W2k/XP with AutoIT?

The user is a member of the local administrators group.

Thanks!

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Hi..

Imho you could change the userpassword with the console, with the command "net user". If you type "net help user" into console, you get the help..

..this command would be easy to use in Autoit..

mfg Domonoky

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I'd like to pass a password from an inputbox. The example below gives no errors, but doesn't change the users password.

How can I pass the input password variable into the script?

$UsrPW = InputBox("Enter new password", "Enter a new password to set for local user USER.", "", "*")

Run("net user markf" & $UsrPW)

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Hi..

the best way to solve such problems, is.. make a msgbox which displays the complete string you want to run.. so you see if there are errors.

for your problem, i suspect a missing space, because you concatenate "net user markf" with $UsrPW which will result to: "net user markfpassword (no space !! )

so change it to:

Run("net user markf " & $UsrPW)       ;note the added space

mfg Domonoky..

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i would change markf to @username or to a inputbox, because else it would only work for you.


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Domonoky,

Thanks! The space was absolutely the problem.

Works well now.

Thanks again!

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or you could just run this

run("RunDLL32.EXE shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL nusrmgr.cpl")

RunDLL32.EXE shell32.dll,Control_RunDLL nusrmgr.cpl


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