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Reset-ComputerMachinePassword - Powershell 2.0 CmdLet

Microsoft Windows PowerShell is a command-line shell and scripting tool based on the Microsoft .NET Framework. It is designed for system administrators, engineers and developers to control and automate the administration of Windows and applications.

More than hundred command-line tools (so called "cmdlets") can be used to perform system administration tasks and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). These cmdlets are easy to use, with standard naming conventions and common parameters, and standard tools for piping, sorting, filtering, and formatting data and objects.


Short description
Resets the machine account password for the computer.

Reset-ComputerMachinePassword [-Server <string>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]

The Reset-ComputerMachinePassword cmdlet changes the machine account password that the computers use to authenticat
e to the domain controllers in the domain. You can use it to reset the password of the local computer.