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By msjamk ·
We've taken over another company. The network administrtator did not leave the username and password for the local machines administrator. How can I retrieve or change the password?

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by EYCITInc In reply to Administrator Password

Hi, I believe that you would have to re-install the operating system, since the administator left

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by msjamk In reply to Administrator Password

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by Alpha-Male In reply to Administrator Password

Assuming your server is NT based (if not, give details and I'll try to help further)...take a look here:

http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/bootdisk.html

http://is-it-true.org/nt/atips/atips262.shtml

Delete spaces in the URLs. Good luck...hope this helps!

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by msjamk In reply to Administrator Password

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by Cr@zy@ssM@g!c!@n In reply to Administrator Password

i hope you dont rebuild that machine :) if i were you i would use a tool at this site....
http://www.oosoft.de/english/products/ooblueconv4/index.html
download the trial boot up into the console and use the psw commadn to change the password on the server... THis should work if not i have a couple of other ideas, but dont rebuild that machine..

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