[X Newbies] [OT] Win2000 Passwords

Ken Wieringo kwieringo at vt.edu
Sun Jun 29 11:04:05 PDT 2003

there is a utility on the web(I forget what it's called) it's really a 
hacking tool, that lets you boot from a floppy into DOS so you can 
change the Administrator PW.
If you have your BIOs passworded, and your first boot device is not 
your floppy you are not going to be a happy camper.. :-)

On Saturday, Jun 28, 2003, at 14:23 US/Eastern, Chris Walker wrote:

> Hi all,
> I know it's OT, but does anyone know a way of altering Win2000 
> passwords
> without having to do a complete reinstall?  I'm trying to connect to a 
> PC
> but X keeps refusing to connect, giving a -5307 (?) error which is an
> incorrect password according to the Apple KB.  I'm assuming the problem
> is at the PC end, since I've tried all the passwords applicable to the 
> Mac.
> Needless to say with a Mac you only need to start up off the original
> install disk and you get the option without having to do a complete
> reinstall.  Recently having to work with this M$ crud makes me realise
> how spoilt we are...
> cheers,
> Chris
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