[SATLUG] Resetting Passwords

Tim corpustexn at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 4 13:13:47 CDT 2009

--- On Sat, 7/4/09, art.hall at sbcglobal.net <art.hall at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> From: art.hall at sbcglobal.net <art.hall at sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: [SATLUG] Resetting Passwords
> To: "San Antonio Linux Users Group" <satlug at satlug.org>
> Date: Saturday, July 4, 2009, 12:32 PM
> Yesterday, Al Lesmerises told me he
> remembered seeing a SATLUG thread about resetting
> passwords.  I just had a dozen Dell PCs donated for refugee
> families, but they're all password-protected Windows XP
> machines.  I know I could wipe them clean and load Ubuntu
> 9.04, but many of the prospective users learned on and would
> really prefer using the dreaded Windows OS.  Can someone
> please steer me to a reliable method for removing or at
> least resetting Windows XP passwords?  Thanks.
> Art Hall

> --What about ebcd.  Also if the password is only on the user account, you might boot into safe mode and reset as administrator.
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