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Lost Windows 2000 server password

Posted on 2003-10-23
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Last Modified: 2013-12-28
I forgot the Administrator password on my windows 2000 server (not advance). How can I recover it?

Question by:delcom5
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sunray_2003 earned 80 total points
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ctgordon earned 80 total points
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You can download  LOphtCrack at http://www.evadenet.com/downloads/lophtcrack.shtml follow the instructions and crack the admin password from a workstation.  I've used it several times on Net admins that have left or quit at clients and it has never let me down.

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Good work guys!

Expert Comment

ID: 10460422
Winternals makes a product that is cabable of reseting PW on 98-2003 systems, ERD commander.


I have used this on numerous occasion to reset, not only server admin passwords, but desktop systems too.

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try CIA Commander

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