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Can I reset the SYS password?

I am using Windows XP and I have Oracle 9i installed on it. I can't get into Oracle using the SYS account. It either tells me 'you are no longer connected to Oracle' or 'you have no sufficient privileges' when I log on as SYSDBA. Is there a way to reset the SYS password in Oracle?

I am using Windows XP and I have Oracle 9i installed on it. Recently I have done some stuff and I couldn't get into Oracle using the SYS account. It either tells me 'you are no longer connected to Oracle' or 'you have no sufficient privileges' when I log on as SYSDBA. Is there a way to reset the SYS password in Oracle? Thank you for your help.
I assume from the message 'you are no longer connected to Oracle' that you were able to connect.

You should never use the default password for SYS (change_on_install), and you should be able to connect via SQL*Plus like this:

c:oracle> sqlplus /nolog
SQL> connect sys/change_on_install as sysdba
connected.
SQL> alter user SYS identified by mynewpasswd;

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