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Windows 2000 password recovery

By nbhaskar143 ·
I forget the administratorpassword of win 2000 server.Now I am unable to login the o.s.How can I login in win 2000 server?

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by williamoshea In reply to Windows 2000 password rec ...

If you created any service account on this server e.g for your anti virus software or any other service account you can log in as this and then create another administrator, then log in as this administrator and manipulate the account as you wish. But if the system has only one account with admin right, then you will need a third party utility and your emergency repair disk to solve this problem.

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by p.j.hutchison In reply to Windows 2000 password rec ...

Try ERD 2003 from
http://www.winternals.com/products/repairandrecovery/erdcommander2002.asp?pid=erd

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by fjaramillo In reply to Windows 2000 password rec ...

NTAccess ($70.00)

http://www.sunbelt-software.com/product.cfm?id=265

Nando

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by dmiddltn In reply to Windows 2000 password rec ...

Linux based Password Reset tool... works like a charm!
http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/

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by EdLockett In reply to Windows 2000 password rec ...

Remember if you use a password reset tool, any files encrypted by that user will be unrecoverable.

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