[TriLUG] OT: Linux to fix W2k3

Jim Ray jim at neuse.net
Thu Apr 3 21:13:22 EDT 2008

Ophcrack worked for me last time I needed it.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: trilug-bounces at trilug.org [mailto:trilug-bounces at trilug.org] On
> Behalf Of Paul G. Szabady
> Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2008 8:42 PM
> To: Triangle Linux Users Group General Discussion
> Subject: [TriLUG] OT: Linux to fix W2k3
> I have an issue I'm hoping some of you gurus might be able to help
> and since it uses linux, it's only slightly off topic...I think.  ;)
> I have friend with a w2k3 server that I need to be able to log into as
> admin, but we don't have the password.  I have tried some of the
> such as "Offline NT Password & Reg Editor"
> (http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/), but they all mount the
> filesystem RO because it wasn't shutdown in a clean manner.
> Unfortunately, the only account on the server is the admin account, so
> the only way I can shut it down is by killing power.
> Anybody run into this before?  Is there better a linux tool I can use
> that will allow me to force a mount?
> I've used these tools before with 100% success as long as I was able
> log in and shutdown clean.
> Thoughts?
> Paul
> @ Thy Service
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