[windows2000] Re: Changing Adminsitrator password...

  • From: "Sorin Srbu" <sorin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2002 12:21:30 +0200

On Tue, 15 Oct 2002 11:13:05 +0100, Steve Rance wrote:

>I have been given a Windows 2000 Professional laptop to reconfig and no =
>one knows / remembers what any of the local passwords are.  It also =
>looks like the NIC and Modem have been disabled because they don't work.
>I have been searching technet, but so far have not found anything that =
>will help me get into the laptop.
>Can anyone help me get into this laptop.

Get chntpw from


Create the bootdisk, boot from it, change the pwd. Reboot, log on
and change the desired settings.

Be warned that this tool is DANGEROUS!




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