[pcductape] Re: password problem

  • From: "Carl" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 16:18:59 -0500

Hi Rick,

Thanks.

Carl

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard Crumlich" <richard_crumlich@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 4:09 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: password problem


>
>
> Hello Carl.... here is a solution to the dilemma you have found yourself
> in.. These steps will require a little reading and futzing with it since
> they are not always the easiest... and they can definitely ruin an already
> bad day...
>
> For a Free windows based solution look at this article...
> http://www.security-forums.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=16252
>
> For a more detailed method though it requires you to play with Linux is
> Trinity Rescue Kit http://trinityhome.org/trk/
>
> and finally for the Pay through the Nose. Commercial Solution... ERD 2003
> http://www.winternals.com (granted it works great.. just $149 is a little
> steep for a one time fix...
>
> All these will let you reset the XP Administrator Password.... and at
least
> the Trinity and ERD solutions I have personally Used.
>
> Rick
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Carl" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 3:02 PM
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: password problem
>
>
> Yes, I think you are right;  there will be a lot of administrator entries.
> And it probably will lock me out.   I sure hope I can find my windows xp
cd.
> :-(
>
> Carl
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 2:44 PM
> Subject: [pcductape] Re: password problem
>
>
> > Hi Carl,
> > I think  you might just lock yourself out even more, but, at this point,
> you can
> > give it a try. There may be a lot of administrator entries.
> > I think a reload of the operating system will give you a chance to make
a
> new
> > name and password.
> >
> > Bob Noble
> > www.sonic.net/bnoble
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Carl" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 12:46 PM
> > Subject: [pcductape] Re: password problem
> >
> >
> > > Hi Bob,
> > >
> > > Yes I do have a good answer.   I have my restore function set to "0"
and
> I'm
> > > sure my restore program is only the registry, which I still need to
> hack.
> > > I wonder if I could go Start-Run and use regedit and then search for
> > > "administrator" and delete that entire key.   What do you think?
> > >
> > > Carl
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 2:35 PM
> > > Subject: [pcductape] Re: password problem
> > >
> > >
> > > > Hi Carl,
> > > > I guess the question that pop's up here is, how come?
> > > > How come you didn't have a restore date that was before your
problem?
> > > > I know you must have a good answer. :O)
> > > > Bob Noble
> > > > www.sonic.net/bnoble
> > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > From: "Carl" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 12:13 PM
> > > > Subject: [pcductape] Re: password problem
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Yes, I did a system restore.  The restore date was 1 day after my
> > > problem
> > > > > started.  It did no good.
> > > > >
> > > > > Carl
> > > > >
> > > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > > From: "Scott McNay" <wizard@xxxxxxxx>
> > > > > To: "Carl" <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > > Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 7:14 AM
> > > > > Subject: [pcductape] Re: password problem
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Hi Carl,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Thursday, July 15, 2004, 5:44:54 AM, you wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > C> No, I have not.   I was hoping for a quick fix, maybe a
> registry
> > > hack.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Ack! You said you have Windows XP? Have you tried a System
Restore
> to
> > > > > > a day or two before you tried the program? I'm constantly
> forgetting
> > > > > > that option, and it's often the easiest and most effective.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > You could have done at least one reinstall in the time between
> your
> > > > > original
> > > > > > message and the first reply; it only takes about an hour,
> normally.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > --Scott.
> > > > > >
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