iSumsoft SQL Password Refixer is specialised SQL Server password reset software that can reset SQL Server SA password and reset any other user accounts passwords on Microsoft SQL Server 2014/2012/2008/2005. Such a SQL Server password reset tool should be the best option to reset SQL Server SA password or other accounts passwords when you forgot SQL Server (SA) password and failed to connect to SQL Server. There are three key points to take note.
Point 1. Stop SQL Server service before you reset password.
Point 2. Find the path to the SQL Server .mdf file.
Point 3. Restart SQL Server service when password reset is complete.
Steps to reset SQL Server (SA) password:
Step 1: Download, install, and run iSumsoft SQL Password Refixer.
Step 2: Open SQL Server Configuration Manager to stop SQL Server service.
Step 3: Click on the Open button. Browse for the .mdf file and import it into the software.
Step 4: Select the password forgotten SQL Server (SA) account. Then click on the Reset button.
Step 5: Type a new password for the (SA) account so that you can reset the password to a new one.
Step 6: Open SQL Server Configuration Manager to restart SQL Server service. Then you can connect to SQL Server with the newly reset SQL Server (SA) password.