How to Change Administrator’s Password in Windows Server 2012 R2

18. February 2019 04:04

The following article enable users to change the Administrator Password for Windows Server 

2012 R2/Windows Server 2016. To change the administrator’s password in Windows Server 

2012 R2 or Windows Server 2016, simply complete the following steps: 

 

    1. Log in as Administrator User to your Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2016. 


    2. Press Ctrl+Alt+End if you logged in to the Windows Server via RDP. Using this combo, We will find below options:


 

    3. Select Change a password. 

 

 

  4.  Type your old administrator password, your new password, and then confirm your new 

        password. Your new password must satisfy the following criteria: 


           •   Be at least 10 symbols

           •   Use a combination of numbers as well as uppercase and lowercase letters

           •   Not be a repeat from any of the last 5 previously used passwords

           •   Not include your login, first name or last name


    5.  Press Enter to complete. 

    6. Then restart your RDP.

 

Congratulations! You have changed your administrator password in Windows Server 2012 R2 

/ 2016.


I can not find gpedit.msc in my computer

17. May 2018 05:02

After recent windows update you can not open Remote Desktop. Getting authentication error, This could be due to CredSSP Oracle Remidiation error. To solve the issue we published a solution here:

http://blog.validemailcollector.com/post/2018/05/10/Remote-desktop-connection-error-solved.aspx 

 

However to solve the issue you have to access gpedit.msc file. But in Microsoft Windows 10 Home edition you can not find gpedit.msc file. Here goes an alternative solution to solve CredSSP Oracle Remidiation authentication error:

 

1. Run Command Prompt as  Administrator


 

2. Run the following command

REG  ADD HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\CredSSP\Parameters\ /v AllowEncryptionOracle /t REG_DWORD /d 2

 

Make sure to copy and paste exactly as it is (yellow colored background).

 

This should fix your authentication issue with remote desktop.

 

Let us know if you have any problem or need support.

 

Thanks.

Remote desktop connection error - solved

10. May 2018 04:03

I was using my Remote Desktop fine. Suddenly after 8th May, 2018 it is not connecting showing a strange error message. Here goes the screenshot:


 


This happened due to the May, 8 security update to the OS from Microsoft. If you update your remote desktop server as well then the issue will be solved.

 

Here goes another solution:

1. Right-click Windows Start button then click Run.


 

 

 

2. In Run window type gpedit.msc and press OK to run Local Group Policy Editor.


 

 


3. Go to Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> System -> Credentials Delegation -> Encryption Oracle Remediation


 

 


4. Double Click Encryption Oracle Remediation to edit its value. Change it to Enable and in Protection level, change back to Vulnerable.


 


That's it. Hope you enjoy it.

How to solve copy paste not working issue in Remote Desktop?

17. July 2013 06:56

Solution 01:

  • If copying and pasting from a remote computer don't work, clipboard redirection might be disabled. To fix this, disconnect your Remote Desktop session, and then do this:

    Open Remote Desktop Connection by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking All Programs, clicking Accessories, and then clicking Remote Desktop Connection.

    Click Options, click the Local Resources tab, and then, under Local devices and resources, select the Clipboard check box.

  • Depending on the policies of your network and the version of Windows that is running on the remote computer, this procedure might not work with some Remote Desktop connections.

 

Solution 02:

A small application called "RDPCLIP.EXE" handles all the copy/paste process in Remote Desktop. Firstly, you need to terminate the previously running program, then you need to restart it again. Here is how to do it:

1. Login to remote computer using Remote Desktop (RDP)

2. Open Task Manager in the remote machine

3. Click the "Process" tab

4. Locate a program called "rdpclip.exe"

5. Right click and select "End process" to terminate this program.

6. Click on "File" menu in the task manager and select "New Task (Run)"

7. Type rdpclip.exe and press the button to start the process.


 

If you feel any kind of problem, please feel free to contact us.

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