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Old 08-31-2005, 01:40 PM   #1
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I got a computer from a company that was going under and i cant see, to do anything with it. It running windows xp pro and since the company used it as a public use computer the computer itsself is locked down real tight. is there anyway of cracking the login password or the admin password? ohh the computer doesent have a cdrom drive or a floppy drive so i cant just reformat it.
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Old 08-31-2005, 01:48 PM   #2
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is this actually your computer?
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Old 08-31-2005, 02:07 PM   #3
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yes its actually my computer, my friend is the manager for the company that shutdown, he said the computer would just be sold off by a liquidator and asked if wanted it. knowing i was a computer nerd he asked me first.
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neo, please see the message below.
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Old 08-31-2005, 03:37 PM   #5
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i dont know what the admin user name and password are.
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Old 08-31-2005, 03:40 PM   #6
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we don't tell people how to get around passwords, neo. please refrain from doing this again. Reguards, seti
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Old 08-31-2005, 03:46 PM   #7
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Wether it's your computer or not this forum doesn't supply how to get past passwords. Best advice is to take it to a repair shop with all your paperwork and get them to clear the passwords. Should run you about 30 to 40 dollars.
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Old 08-31-2005, 04:12 PM   #8
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well since i didnt get any paperwork with when i got it i guess ill just use it for parts, thanks for your help guys, great forums.
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ok sorry i was just trying to help, i wont reval again
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Old 08-31-2005, 04:22 PM   #10
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you could always re-format the machine with a spare CD drive that you may have lying around, or you could set up a Remote instalation Server and install the whole OS and software over the network.

A cd drive only cost a few quid now, so there isn't really any need to confine a worknig cmoputer to the spaer parts bin just yet!
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