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    HELP! Recovering Windows 2003 Admin password

    Hi All,

    I'm hoping someone can help me with a problem. Just started a new job today, and no-one knows that password for the Windows 2003 server!

    Can anyone give me any ideas how to get around this?

    Feel free to PM me to keep the knowledge private.

    This is a genuine cry for help! Please help me if you can!

    I'm going to have to give up and re-install Server 2003 before long.

    Cheers,

    Chris.

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    Re: HELP! Recovering Windows 2003 Admin password

    Is this a standalone server, a member server or a DC?

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    Re: HELP! Recovering Windows 2003 Admin password

    Naughty, your not supposed to post how to hack things!

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    Re: HELP! Recovering Windows 2003 Admin password

    Thanks all for the replies!

    Fortunately, after much battling we managed to find out the password!

    Safely changed to something that I know now!

    Cheers

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    Re: HELP! Recovering Windows 2003 Admin password

    > if its a DC www.jms1.net/nt-unlock.shtml

    I thought that approach had been blocked with 2k3?

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    Re: HELP! Recovering Windows 2003 Admin password

    Quote Originally Posted by Geoff
    Naughty, your not supposed to post how to hack things!
    oops,
    In my defence - if its not in the manufacturers documentation, its all a dirty hack.

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