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Netbook I would like to find out who is the admin their pass.

Q: Netbook I would like to find out who is the admin their pass.

I have had a netbook for a while it is my backup i have been to several forum looking at what to do but i just can not figure it out
This netbook was somebody elses and now they have move out of the state and yes i tried to ask them for their pass when i had it they just put it in for me.
They have some high security i can not install nor uninstall programs i need/don't need
I am restricted to go in to folders
I can not manage accounts
I am under some other users account (my mom no this was not her netbook)
i can use two other users accounts my mom and my sisters (it was my sisters first)
They are all on a domain and if i bring this thing there it will log them out and me in
I would like to delete the domain and start from the beginning (this is a netbook there is no cd rom)
where can i find the product key it cam with it i guess
that's all
Sorry I saw the edit to late I was just wondering this is my backup my labtop will be here I am having an Internet fubar

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A: Netbook I would like to find out who is the admin their pass.

Welcome to the Seven Forums

The key should be on a sticker on the bottom or under the battery.

Jerry

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I'm getting the famous enter admin pass on boot (no BIOS update, laptop been off for a year (no OS atm) and I just started trying to fix it.  The error code I get is: [ 54549743 ] I hope that helps get my mobo unlocked!











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A:HP-2000 Enter Admin Pass/Power on Pass at Boot

@PoetheProgrammr? Enter    41421385 Regards, DP-K

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is there anyway to recover your admin password? the person who made my computer didn't tell me what it is or it is some default one, but i don't know what it it is. i know i know stupid on my part anyways i think i contracted a virus due to a guessable password so would appreciate any help
 

A:admin pass

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Hi guys, I pulled out my old m1210 from years ago and forgot my sys admin pass. I tried pulling the cmos and replacing the HDD. No luck. Called Dell and they said sry about your luck. Can anyone help me?? Thank you!
 

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Hey everyone...

I was just wondering... How can I crack the Admin's password on my computer? I don't know the password to the Admin's account; therefore I can't install anything...

I'm running on:

Windows XP 2002 (obviously)

Well, if anyone can help that would be kind.

Thanks - Ichthus

A:Cracking Admin's Pass

There's probably a reason why you don't have the admin password.
Sorry, It's against forum rules to help crack passwords.

Thread closed

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i was given a computer for free, a desktop computer from a school. as a donation to my workplace and my boss gave it to me.

as you all know school computers have special restrictions when logged in as a student.

cant reformat, cant windows restore etc.

i cant log into admin because they never gave me the PW

is there a way i can get into admin or reformat this comp?

im stuck with these stupid restrictions

A:Dont Have Admin Pass

Hi there and welcome to TSF.

I'm afraid we can't help you to circumvent restrictions on a computer, as whilst your query may be genuine, we have no way of knowing. I suggest you get in touch with the school that the computer came from and get them to format it.

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Hi ,I have just dragged out my old computer. but I can't get passed Admin password box,I can't remember my password.
I have tried to boot in safe mode samething need a Admin password, I tried to change Admin to my own login name but can't.
I have puttin an recovery disk still came to a dead end.

any suggestions greatley accepted.
Ed.

A:cannot get pass Admin password.

It is against the policy of BleepingComputer to provide information on methods to reset or bypass the Administrator password. Though your question is most likely legitimate, there are others who may read this topic and use the information for less savory reasons. It is for these reasons we do not provide this type of information.If you have any questions, please feel free to send me a private message or an email. Thank you for your understanding.AndrewBleepingComputer Forums ModeratorReference: BleepingComputer Board Rules

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i was given a computer for free.

a desktop computer from a school. as a donation to my workplace and my boss gave it to me.

as you all know school computers have special restrictions when logged in as a student.

cant reformat, cant windows restore etc.

i cant log into admin because they never gave me the PW

is there a way i can get into admin or reformat this comp?

im stuck with these stupid restrictions
 

A:Dont Have Admin Pass

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I have recently ran into an issue that is probably not too uncommon but I am having issues with. I currently forgot my password for my admin account on my laptop that runs on windows vista, i have looked up ways to bypass this issue and have ran into some issues along the way so first i looked up a password rescuer online but figured that i would have a hard time running it because my pass is more than 14 characters long. i also tried to run a system restore on it for an earlier time before i changed the password that i have currently forgot but an error keeps coming up due to a corrupted file on my c drive. all i want to do is gain access to my admin account so i can back up the files that are precious to me so i can run a factory restore on my computer then have it running clean again. Anyhow, I looked online for some other ideas and im currently reading and looking into ways to bypass the admin account by using a sticky keys trick the windows vista password or offline enabling the built in admin account on vista. The trouble that I am having is that i made it to where my files were viewable and accessable only through the admin account, does that mean they are encrypted? also would doing these tricks possibly delete my files or make them unaccessable? i also dont have a vista or windows setup dvd could i possibly do anything to bypass the admin account to keep my files, without the dvd? thank you so much, i know im in one heck of a pickle any help is very appreciated.

A:forgotten pass in admin account

You can download the The Ultimate Boot CD and use the password changing utility that comes with it.Also by default the Administrator Password on Windows Vista and 7 is disabled.

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OK guys, here's one for ya and so far none of my techie friends have come up with a solution.

I have an Acer 2012 WLMi laptop that unfortunately took a drink across its keyboard. I have purchased a new keyboard but unfortunately it does not work, all I can assume is that I fried the bridge.

I am unable to plug in a USB keyboard because I don't have administrator privileges, when I try, I am asked for the admin name & password, neither of which I can remember.

When I boot up, I get to the welcome screen and because I can't use the keyboard to log in as myself, I have to log in as a guest. When I then try to plug in any USB hardware, I'm told I don't have sufficient privileges.

I can't help but think that knowing Microsoft's cavalier attitude towards security, that there must be a way around this. Unfortunately neither my techie frinds nor I have found it yet.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated but please bear in mind: I CANNOT USE A KEYBOARD!

Thanks in anticipation.

A:Admin pass bypass - no keyboard available

Unfortunately we cannot assist you with bypassing the administrator password. The username would be administrator (unless you changed it) and the password defaults to no password unless you set one when windows was installed.

I've never been prompted for username/password when installing a USB keyboard, just plug it in before starting your PC up and see if it works (can you get into the BIOS with the USB keyboard?)

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Hello.

I hope this isn't 10th topic about this, it's a damage caused by BlazeFind i quess.
I can't log in to windows, if i try it just logs out right away.
Same in "safe"mode.

I found instructions how to solve this here:
http://www.winxptutor.com/wsaremove.htm

(Under : Logon - Logoff loop, also caused by BlazeFind )

But as i said in topic, i have forgotten my admin password so i cant use the " Recovery Console"

Oh...What to do?..
I really want to avoid reinstalling xp and all that hassle..
 

A:Win. XP, log in/log out problem, + forgotten admin pass.

Hi,

Please see the site Rules>>> http://www.techguy.org/rules.html
You will read that we cannot provide help for lost / forgotten passwords.
 

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I recently got a hand-me-down Dell 6400 Inspiron Laptop from a company I work for and unfortunately, it's inaccessible with an admininstrator password that was set by a former employee. I've made several attempts by going into "safemode", but it is still giving me the same problem only this time, it has the previous person's user name and administrator link. I tried going in without a password using the administrator icon, but it's locked also and requires a password.

It's a little difficult reaching the person who used the laptop before me because I don't have current contact information. It's been frustrating for the past two weeks but I would like to resolve my situation on my own before I suddenly have the urge to give up and take it somewhere or to someone to fix it.

Any response to my inquiry is greatly appreciated and thank you for reading my message.

Still holding strong,
Lois in Kapolei

A:Bypassing Admin Pass on WinXP

I have a solution for your "problem" but i do not know if I'm allow to give you this answer. I will wait for Permissions by the forums administrators.

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ok hear the deal i cant get past this windows domain login screen i got theis computer from a local university and im trying to log in with out reinstaling the OS is there any way or can i recover the passwird and username fro admin bye hooking the drive up to my other laptop as a external drive ive done this before to recover files but i do not know were the file theat would have the local admin password and user name would be any help would be much apreciated.

A:cant login to domain no admin pass available

You need to take this up with whomever is the Admin/IT rep for that domain, IMO.

It is against forum rules to attempt to help someone to circumvent security implementations on a system. BIOS passwords are such.

Louis

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Need back door to upgrade server, currently running nt4.0
any suggestions, besides blowing it away?
 

A:Lost nt4.0 admin pass word

bruffinjr said:

Need back door to upgrade server, currently running nt4.0
any suggestions, besides blowing it away?Click to expand...

How about a user with same administrator rights?

Try here for more info:
http://www.petri.co.il/forgot_administrator_password.htm
 

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A code appear when i tried a password 3 times and then this number apears 85118477.Thx

A:Hp stream 11 power on or admin pass

SOMEONE HELP ME PLZ

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Lost Admin.pass Word

A:Lost Admin.pass Word

Sorry But the Rules don't permit me to answer that question

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Most, if not all of the time, I'm logged into Win7 as a standard user. If I need to run a program as a Admin, I right click on the program and choose "run as administrator". I'm not getting prompt for the password, which is denying programs from installing even after rebooting.

A:Denied Admin Account Pass ?

Try the RUNAS cmd.

Eg.

Code:
c:\windows\system32\notepad.exe RUNAS /user:AdminAccount
Make sure you replace AdminAccount with the correct administrator account name.
You will be prompted for a password, so type it in and press Enter.

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I have finally gotten into the recovery console! Yay. Now I'm stuck. It's asking for my admin password. I did not set an admin password. I am like 90% sure of it. I tried pressing enter as to leave it blank. Didn't work. So I tried the few passwords that it could have been (I use similar passwords so I can keep track) and they won't work either. Is there anyway to bypass this? I am trying to fix a hal.dll error
 

A:Recovery Console cannot get past Admin Pass

please read the rules.

Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...
 

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I have seen others supplied with a code to get by this error my code is 81508469

A:I need the pass code to bypass the admin. password for the b...

@kschlicht? Enter    34460469 Regards, DP-K

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Pretty self explanitory, also is has to run on AC power because the battery stoped accepting charge. (i'll try to fix that later) Please help? I have so much important stuff and documents on there. PLEASE!? Free prefer or course, no job ATM.
 

A:I lost my only account admin pass on computer!!

It sounds to me like what your asking for is access to a password-protected user account.

Since we can determine actual intent, TSG rules prevent me from helping you.
Passwords - Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...

I've asked for this thread to be closed.
 

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I get a system disabled code after 3 incorrect login attempts at the admin password on boot..cant do anything else..the code is 51342483

A:Dont kno system admin pass on windows 8.1 64x

@Tands Enter   44020405

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I just got this com from a friend when they got a new one and they forgot there password i dont know the operating system and or nothing about it cant get ahold of them my disable code is 87796349 what do i do now and is there another code that will work i have the hp and it says stream inside it but i do have a model number it is small and blue

A:Forgot admin pass disable code not working

Hello, Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. Welcome! With regards to the BIOS disable code , here is your response/unlock code>> 38694989  

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Hi,

I recently purchased a used HP Pavilion on craiglist. Unfortunately, the computer is full of bugs and viruses (ie pop ups and virus warning messages). In order to to clean the PC (ie remove files or download malware protection) I need admin username and password, but I don't have that and the gentleman I purchased the computer from does not know either.

Ive attempted to research methods to reset the computer and all methods have failed because I need admin credentials to reset the computer.

Is there a way to reset and erased the computer to its original factory settings? I also read I may need to buy a CD or download a rest to a cd or usb on another computer. Is there a reputable website to reset or refresh that is cheap or preferably free
 

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A friend of mine gave me an old laptop of his but he doesn't remember the admin pass at all. Is there anyways to recover it to manufacturer settings from the start up?

Windows 7
Intel Pentium
Lenovo G570

A:Old windows 7 computer, can't bypass admin pass. How do I restore it?

Please read the forum rules.

http://www.sevenforums.com/misc.php?do=showrules

6) No discussions of hacking someones system, network, password, etc.

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My laptop locked up and i never set a passSystem disableKey:82059301 Any help i would be so gratefull.

A:compaq cq61 Enter Admin pass or power on code

@Raurath Please enter      33931927 Regards.

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Hi

A good friend of mine gave me an old netbook that he no longer wanted because he never used it. I created a new admin account under my name then deleted my friends old admin account while keeping the files. Ive read that you should always have two admin accounts so I did a system restore to bring back my friends old admin account. Should I delete his account then create two new admin accounts or recreate my admin account and keep my friends? Ive read that theres a hierarchy amongst admin accounts on Windows 7 so my concern would be that my account always has the main privileges. Grateful for any responses. Im reasonably tec savy but not overly so it would be most helpful if your answers are idiot proof (me beig the idiot!!)

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I need WEP to Connect with DS Wifi on
Pokemon Pearl. Im on a Laptop with Mozilla Firefox and Westell 5601 modem.
Please no Terms e.g (Just making up the letters) AP LMMT INE.
I Dont have any idea what they will mean.
Walkthrough would be nice.
 

A:How can I find my WEP Pass for Nintendo DS?

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I've got an smc Barricade smcwbr14s-n4 router from my cable provider. It was the primary wireless router for cable security system, they "upraded" to a netgear N wireless. They told us in training that we (customers/employees) would never be able to log into the router to find the encryption key in order to use it for wireless; however, I logged into the Netgear w/ the default : admin, password, and got the key and have 2 devices on this wireless network. Sometime since I installed it, the alarm company (I assume) logged into this device and changed the login user/password, so that I can't access it again to get the key off it, although they didn't change the key, my 2 devices are still connected.

My issue: I have this Barricade sitting in a box, I have a 3rd cable modem at my house, and wanted to use this SMC as an additional wireless network. I can't log into it to change any settings; I'm locked out. The default according to the manufacturer is : admin, smcadmin; which does not work. Is there any other way to log into this thing? I have factory defaulted it w/ the reset button held for 1 min 3 or 4 times, and this does nothing for me. I really don't want this thing bricked here. Any help is greatly appreciated.
 

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best soft to find pass for Excel 2010 files ??


my Uncle create very important programs on Excel 2010 which tooks over 1-2 months to create

but now they forgot its password


I want to break its pass to help them


free soft most welcome , even I can 40-60 $ for excels pass finding or breaking soft

Have a nice day to u all

A:best soft to find pass for Excel 2010 files ??

Hi Pratik.

If your on the same pc that it has been created then you can use this tool Free Word Excel and Password Recovery Wizard - CNET Download.com

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First and foremost I am not a computer person but I am having a problem. I bought a XBOX for my grandson and want to connect it to the internet for him. It wont connect without a WPA2 pass phrase. I tried entering 192.168.1.1 to access the router but it wont go though. I contacted Linksys and of course they said my router needed to be reconfigured at a cost. Can anyone help me to find out what the WPA2 pass phrase is so I can get this done for my grandbaby before he drives me crazy. Please keep it simple because I am a simple man. Thanks guys!
 

A:Can't find WPA2 pass phrase fo Linksys router

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I have an:
Acer Aspire One netbook D150-1Bb
1gb ram
160gb hardrive

I somehow received malware and viruses whilst trying to find a program that could recover a file I accidently deleted (another story..). I downloaded this program and it gave me the problems.

I then scanned with malwarebytes and spybot, and the problems found were supposedly removed. Being the fool that I am I thought I'd do more to remove the issues, and I system restored to 2 months earlier. After that, when I tried to reboot my netbook, it would load the XP opening screen and then give me options to start my netbook normally, or safemode (the usual screen when you turn off your pc manually when it freezes or something has gone wrong). I then tried both normally, and safemode, and both wouldn't work. It would load then a blue screen with white block capital text would flash on for 1 second and everything would start again (like a loop).

My dad then used the acer erecovery (I think) built within my netbook and reinstalled my xp but keeping the files. Everything from then on ran smoothly until I logged in and could not find my files. The memory of my netbook is being used by my files, but I can't find them at all.

If you could help with this I would be very grateful, as I have family/friends photo's and videos that I recently transfered t my netbook and did not backup.

Thanks in advance

A:Netbook XP repair, files are there but I can't find them

Hello nocluee


Quote:




reinstalled my xp but keeping the files




If this is true, the files must be there somewhere.
Try looking for another User Account in
C:\Documents and Settings

Try searching the whole system for the files
if the photos were "jpg" put in the search box
***.jpg

.

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Hello All,

I have a samsung N130, a while ago the connection dropped suddenly and couldn't find any wi-fi connections. I'm using a D-link Usb dongle and I can find all the networks.

After trying everything, I was convinced that the Atheros chip is faulty, so I bought a new one, but it didn't work...so I tried my Atheros on an another netbook and it worked fine.

It can't be an OS problem since at the beginning of the problem i did a factory settings restore and tried Ubuntu, all of them had the same problem.

Sometimes it is able to find near wi-fi networks for a minute but it won't connect.

So if anyone knows what's the problem i would really be thankful, I've disassembled my computer to see if there's something wrong with the Antenna, everything seems fine. it 's very confusing and i can't find any solutions!

Thank you!
 

A:Netbook won't find wireless networks

We need to know your computer brand and model, and operating system. Or the motherboard that is installed.
any "flags" in your device manager?
 

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My uncle purchased a computer that seems to be generic somehow. So I don't know what website to go to to source and download the video driver. He wants to be able to use the HDMI output so he can watch movies on his TV. I've tried everything I could to find the proper video driver but all it installs is the standard VGA driver. Does anybody know how I can source and download the driver? I've currently been able to discover using SIW that it is an Intel motherboard. Java doesn't seem to be working on this netbook either so I can't use Intel's autodetect features. He is running Windows 7 Professional.

I copied this from SIW as it might be helpful.

Thanks,
Randy
Property Value
AIRBOOK-PC (Intel Corporation CedarTrail Platform)
Video Adapter Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
Video Processor 49 00 6E 00 74 00 65 00 6C 00 28 00 52 00 29 00 58 00 58 00 20 00 47 00 72 00 61 00 70 00 68 00 69 00 63 00 73 00 20 00 43 00 68 00 69 00 70 00 73 00 65 00 74 00 20 00 41 00 63 00 63 00 65 00 6C 00 65 00 72 00 61 00 74 00 65 00 64 00 20 00 56 00 47 00 41 00 20 00 42 00 49 00 4F 00 53 00 00 00
Adapter DAC Type 38 00 20 00 62 00 69 00 74 00 00 00
PCI ID 0x8086 / 0x0BE2 (Intel Corporation / Cedarview Integrated Graphics Controller)
PCI sub ID 0x8086 / 0x7270 (Intel Corporation)
Memory 7872 KBytes
BIOS Date 08/30/20
Driver Version 6.1.7600.16385
DirectX DirectX 11
Driver Name vga.dll
Driver Description Standard VGA Graphics Adapter
Monitor Generic PnP Monitor
Model ... Read more

A:Can't find video driver for Netbook with no name

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Hello All,

I have a samsung N130, a while ago the connection dropped suddenly and couldn't find any wi-fi connections. I'm using a D-link Usb dongle and I can find all the networks.

After trying everything, I was convinced that the Atheros chip is faulty, so I bought a new one, but it didn't work...so I tried my Atheros on an another netbook and it worked fine.

It can't be an OS problem since at the beginning of the problem i did a factory settings restore and tried Ubuntu, all of them had the same problem.

Sometimes it is able to find near wi-fi networks for a minute but it won't connect.

So if anyone knows what's the problem i would really be thankful, I've disassembled my computer to see if there's something wrong with the Antenna, everything seems fine. it 's very confusing and i can't find any solutions!

Thank you!
 

A:Netbook won't find wireless networks

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I have an:
Acer Aspire One netbook D150-1Bb
1gb ram
160gb hardrive

I somehow received malware and viruses whilst trying to find a program that could recover a file I accidently deleted (another story..). I downloaded this program and it gave me the problems.

I then scanned with malwarebytes and spybot, and the problems found were supposedly removed. Being the fool that I am I thought I'd do more to remove the issues, and I system restored to 2 months earlier. After that, when I tried to reboot my netbook, it would load the XP opening screen and then give me options to start my netbook normally, or safemode (the usual screen when you turn off your pc manually when it freezes or something has gone wrong). I then tried both normally, and safemode, and both wouldn't work. It would load then a blue screen with white block capital text would flash on for 1 second and everything would start again (like a loop).

My dad then used the acer erecovery (I think) built within my netbook and reinstalled my xp but keeping the files. Everything from then on ran smoothly until I logged in and could not find my files. The memory of my netbook is being used by my files, but I can't find them at all.

If you could help with this I would be very grateful, as I have family/friends photo's and videos that I recently transfered t my netbook and did not backup.
 

A:Solved: Netbook XP repair, files are there but I can't find them

anyone?
 

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please help me with my problem
 

A:Asus Netbook E200H Can't Find my Recovery Key

I presume you refer to the Bitlocker key although it is not exactly clear to me from your topic title
If you do refer to that key then I regret we cannot help as one of the site rules is



Bypassing Passwords
Please do not ask for assistance with (or ways to bypass) a forgotten or unknown password, personal identification number (PIN) or any other type of access code that may be required on a computer, mobile device or web site. As there is no way to verify the actual situation or intent, no assistance will be provided and any such threads will be closed.Click to expand...

That said, apart from the title of your topic




ASUS NETBOOK E200H CANT FIND MY RECOVERY KEY no manage-bdeClick to expand...

you have not provided any detail of what key or the circumstances in which it is required

The only help I can offer within the rule, is if it will not accept the key then if you have the recovery password
https://www.dell.com/support/articl...when-it-stops-accepting-recovery-keys?lang=en

although it is a dell link the principle is the same, even although your machine is an Asus

The recovery password is different from the recovery key

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/pr...v=ws.10)?redirectedfrom=MSDN#key-management-1




A recovery password consisting of 48 digits divided into eight groupsClick to expand...

Finally as I said, and hoping you will understand, you can see that as our rule states




As there is no way to verify the actual situat... Read more

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Afternoon,

Having recently (today) inherited my company's IT support role (Without any real training / qualifications ) I'm coming across a number of small issues, one of which is the following:

All machines at my company are independently managed by their own (local) Administrator account, across the board the Username and Pass to access the Admin account is the same... except for a single machine.

It seems this machine has a differing password to the other machines, unfortunately the previous administrator is no longer contactable, I however require access to the administrator account. To the best of my knowledge he didn't set-up a Password Reset Disk either.

I've read about various 3rd party tools which can enable the resetting of the Administrator Password but am loathe to try them without first hand confirmation of their validity etc (On my head be it and so forth)

Is there any method to determine what the Admin pass may be, or should I plump for a 3rd party tool to aid in the resetting of the pass? If so, does anyone have any suggestions for which to use?

If it makes any difference, the machines are networked to a Mac Xserve server - though as I understand it, I wont be able to access locally stored passwords through the server itself?

Many thanks for any light that can be shed upon this issue

Mike
 

A:How to reset an Admin Password without Pass. Reset Disk

Sorry but this from TSG site rules:
"- Please do not ask for assistance with forgotten passwords and/or bypassing them. As there is no way to verify the actual situation and/or intentions, no assistance will be provided".
 

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Hi All,
I tested the following attacks in Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics and found them
not to be working.

Bruteforce Attack Pass-The-Ticket Pass-The-Hash Sensitive account exposed Using Plain-Text Authentication
I have tested other attacks like Reconnaissance
using DNS, Broken Trust, Honey Token account suspicious activities but they are working perfectly fine. I don't know
what's the issue with the above 4.
For
1. Bruteforce Attack:
I used thc-hydra-windows and triggered a dictionary attack using a list of passwords.

2. Pass-The-Ticket:
I used mimikatz to steal the kerberos ticket from a PC on which Admin is logged on. Impersonating an attacker, I copied the .kirbi file and Injected that file(using mimikatz again) to another PC on which a domain user is logged in.

3. Pass-The-Hash:
(Same as above)
4. Sensitive account exposed in plain text authentication:
I used mimikatz command 'sekurlsa :: logonpasswords' and was able to get passwords of all the users who logged on to that PC. But this was also not detected by MATA.

Please help me with the above issues. If possible, provide the tools using which I can trigger and detect those attacks.
Regards 

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ATA Version:  1.9.7478.57683
I'm following the ATA Playbook to trigger PTT and PTH alerts in our deployment.

Log in as a privileged user on Windows Laptop (COMPA)SSH to COMPA from Kali Linux (KALIB)Run mimikatz on COMPA from KALIB to export privileged user tickets.Copy tickets from COMPA to KALIB using smbclientUse tickets on KALIB to browse the root directory on remote domain controllers
However, ATA is not generating PTT or PTH alerts after this activity.  What is the problem?

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Ok so i am furious with Micro$oft now! the other day i was FORCED to change my microsoft account after much nagging i did so and i dont like changing logins too much. (this was a week ago)
now for some random reason on earth without my permission my windows login also changed login passwords to the microsoft account. I DONT WANT THAT! that password is too long and complicated for someone who locks his computer every 5 minutes or so. why did this just kick in now? i changed M$ account pass over a week ago and today it decides to change windows login?! can i change JUST my local windows login separate from microsoft login?
if i try to change pass from settings it it goes online and says you cant use password that has been used before.

A:Can i change windows login pass without changing microsoft pass too?

Originally Posted by xdarkmario


Ok so i am furious with Micro$oft now! the other day i was FORCED to change my microsoft account after much nagging i did so and i dont like changing logins too much. (this was a week ago)
now for some random reason on earth without my permission my windows login also changed login passwords to the microsoft account. I DONT WANT THAT! that password is too long and complicated for someone who locks his computer every 5 minutes or so. why did this just kick in now? i changed M$ account pass over a week ago and today it decides to change windows login?! can i change JUST my local windows login separate from microsoft login?
if i try to change pass from settings it it goes online and says you cant use password that has been used before.



Don't go for a password. Use the PIN option That's just what you need and it's really a great thing as well.

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