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McLovin
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To change the Directory Services restore mode password:

  1. Log onto the domain controller you want to change the password on
  2. Click Start -> Run
  3. Type ntdsutil and hit enter
  4. Type set dsrm password
  5. Type reset password on server null
  6. Type the new Directory Services restore mode password
  7. Type q to quit the DSRM command
  8. Type q to quit the ntdsutil command