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07-03-2002, 03:55 PM
help please. what can i do if some person ( a student) has enterd in what ever and we cannot now get past the windows 200o workstation log in screen?
can we by pass it???
At present the machine is unusable..
thanks
paul

07-03-2002, 04:54 PM
a quick look with google: 'xp passwords' showed a couple of commercial password crackers:

www.iopus.com/password_recovery.htm ,

www.lostpassword.com/news/pnl112601.htm,

which might help.

There is a reference to a Microsoft article, which says that XP passwords are not restored when System Restore is used. Can you use a recovery floppy to run System Restore? That might solve the problem.

When you get it back, you WILL set an Adminstrator password, and keep it safe and secret, won't you?