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Details: The system cannot find the file specified." I started poking around because I ran into another error when trying to change a user's password and recieved "Windows cannot complete the I really thought you needed help with this. :) 0 Mace OP Texkonc Aug 6, 2013 at 6:01 UTC Reboot all your DC's! :) 1 See attached error message. Join Now Got this when creating a user in ADUC. weblink

The password is more than seven characters and the user has forgotten what the password was so i wanted to reset the password. Reply Subscribe RELATED TOPICS: 404 error fun Youtube 500 Error i am unable to create emailsettings   13 Replies Tabasco OP MJB969 Aug 6, 2013 at 4:55 UTC if password is more than 6 digits it resets the password. What does it really hurt? 01-14-2012, 01:32 PM #8 napergman Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2007 Location: Chicagoland, IL Posts: 143 OS: WinXP Home, XP Pro, Vista Home, https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/366962-i-cannot-do-this-because-error-0x800708c5

Windows Cannot Complete The Password Change For Username Because The Password Does Not Meet

Thanks in advance for your help. I try to read the available documentation when I run into a problem and as far as I can tell, the documentation is incomplete (or arguably, incorrect) when it comes to Login. I am using Windows Server 2003.

Yes, I got that. in a command prompt for info on how to use it. If either of these were "enabled", you have to change it to "disabled", simpliy changing it to "not difinef" leaves thepolicy in place. Active Directory Domain Services Error 0x800708c5 This hass been for weeks.

If you choose to participate, the online survey will be presented to you when you leave the Technet Web site.Would you like to participate? Is there an way to recreate these folders and get the Default Domain Policy working again? Richard Mueller - MVP Directory Services Wednesday, December 28, 2011 11:28 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hi Richard, Thank you for your response. Please take a moment to view a message from our sponsors 7 Skip Donate a cup of coffee Active Directory - Users and Computers error 0x800708C5QuestionKevinQuestion #56727-02-2012 21:08When trying to add

Go to Solution 5 Comments LVL 38 Overall: Level 38 Active Directory 24 SBS 8 Message Active today Accepted Solution by:Adam Brown2011-07-21 Try using dcgpofix. Windows Cannot Complete Password Change Because Error 0x800708c5 Computing.Net and Purch hereby disclaim all responsibility and liability for the content of Computing.Net and its accuracy. I have tried passwords that are 8 and 15 characters with both upper and lower case digits and numbers. There are other policies there but not the 2 folders noted in event viewer.

Windows Cannot Set The Password For Username Because The Password Does Not Meet The Password Policy

aaronmarsh632 Windows 7 , Windows Vista Support 4 09-30-2011 12:07 PM Remote Desktop Connection Multiple Session Issue for the same user account Hello to all, I have created an account for http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/190962-46-windows-complete-password-change Archives May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 Categories Android C# Linq Lync Networking Others Security SQL Windows Server 2008 WinForms WPF Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Windows Cannot Complete The Password Change For Username Because The Password Does Not Meet Sometimes twice a night, sometimes none. Windows Cannot Complete The Password Change For Username Because The System Cannot Find The File Layer 2 Failover (Most of the time) cannot login I3 6100 Motherboard suggestions? » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118> 10.0.0.2> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times

Even with password complexity turned off, these requirements will still be enforced. How are you changing the password? Join & Ask a Question Need Help in Real-Time? Here’s how to do it right. The Password Does Not Meet The Password Policy Requirements Windows Server 2012

Any suggestions thanks Katty Thursday, December 29, 2011 12:54 AM Reply | Quote 2 Sign in to vote Hi Richard, Thank you for your response. I am receiving multiple Event ID 1058, Group Policy Errors. By creating an account, you're agreeing to our Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy Not a member? check over here I think that password complexity is invaluable in pc/network security and would never disable it in the real world environment.

If you want to completely remove the requirements, you need to disable the password complexity, set the minimum password length to zero and set the number of passwords remembered also to Windows Cannot Complete The Password Change Access Is Denied I also did not realize that Complexity was still in effect if password length was not set to zero. There are three steps involved in this 1) Create user in Active Directory Domain Services If you are using IIS 7, then navigate to Roles --> Active Directory Users and Computers

Thanks, Cepolly 0 Question by:cepolly Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google LVL 38 Active today Best Solution byAdam Brown Try using dcgpofix.

Lenght isn't your issue. Document Revitalization Creating better, more professional documents for the company. This was more of a rant on overly complex error messages. 0 Pure Capsaicin OP Rob Dunn Aug 6, 2013 at 5:14 UTC It almost sounds like a Windows Cannot Set The Password For Username Because 2012 I could have sworn it did before...

You may get a better answer to your question by starting a new discussion. Report • #2 mask5555 November 27, 2011 at 22:52:48 Thanks IJACK Report • Start a discussion Related Solutions› Cannot change administrator password after rename it? › [Solved] windows xp client cannot Add Cancel × Insert code Language Apache AppleScript Awk BASH Batchfile C C++ C# CSS ERB HTML Java JavaScript Lua ObjectiveC PHP Perl Text Powershell Python R Ruby Sass Scala SQL http://pubdimensions.com/windows-cannot/windows-cannot-complete-the-password-change-an-internal-error-occurred.php I had rebooted once or twice (in desperation) during my "testing" which of course would have done the same thing.

All rights reserved. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. If you specifically set it to Disabled, it should disable the password complexity requirements. Home I cannot do this because Error 0x800708c5 by Keith Hummel on Aug 6, 2013 at 4:52 UTC | Active Directory & GPO IT Geek Consulting LLC is an IT service

If I delete the policy (nothing defined) I still get the same message. Hi, I knew a tool can solve the problem called Windows Login Recovery. because: Error 0x800708c5My password polices is Enforce password history 24 passwords rememberedMaximum password age 0Minimum password age 0 daysMinimum password length 7 characterspassword must meet complexity requirements Disabledstore password using reversible This was more of a rant on overly complex error messages.

Complexity is. 01-12-2012, 02:53 PM #4 tcolvinMI Registered Member Join Date: Jan 2012 Location: USA Posts: 11 OS: Windows 7 Pro SP1 Also keep in mind that with