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RE: WinXP Admin login
From: Steven Vallarian <svallarian () csa1 com>
Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2003 17:08:33 -0600


Use this:

to create a linux boot disk, boot off of the boot disk and change the admin
password to blank (or whatever)

Works fine with XP/2000, but it will botch up any EFS-encrypted files.

Good Luck.

Steven Vallarian
Central Service Association

-----Original Message-----
From: Scanga, Gary [mailto:gary.scanga () attws com]
Sent: Tuesday, November 18, 2003 1:07 PM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: WinXP Admin login

Other than use the WinXP installation disc, is there another way to
re-capture Admin privileges on a machine that was previously given a
password for the Admin account?


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