> I booted up my Vista Ultimate this AM to a "Your password has expired and
> must be changed message."
> It offers me 3 fields, 1st one is filled in (my old pw presumably), 2nd says
> "new pw", 3rd says "confirm pw".
> I fill in 2, and 3, and click -> which results in a brief flash of
> "Changing password..." then "Access is denied."
> I've tried clearing 1 and putting in my pw instead of letting it get filled
> in, the result is the same.
> How do i fix this?
It sounds like your user account is set such that it is not allowed to
change its password.
- Is your account an administrator account?
- Can you still log in?
- Do you have any other administrator accounts available to log in with?
Microsoft MVP - Windows Shell/User
Windows Vista Support FAQ - http://www.jimmah.com/vista/