Welcome to the Community, @cast5454.
I’m happy to help you remove the administrator password.
Let me guide you:
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You may also call and ask Intuit Data Service to reset it. Should you need to resolve it in due course, consider purchasing a 3rd party password reset service.
Hi, this does not solve it. Using Desktop Pro 2018, keep getting an error password is not complex enough and it will not let me proceed. It is so infuriating that qb forces this stupid password on users, and makes it so hard to get rid of it.
The password security is designed to protect your critical data, F18.
You've encountered that message since our program requires passwords to meet certain complexity requirements. For more information, you can check the reference about password security for QuickBooks Desktop.
If the steps provided at the top didn't work, I'd suggest reaching out to our customer care support. An agent might provide another way. Here's how:
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