Lost Windows 2000 server password

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I forgot the Administrator password on my windows 2000 server (not advance). How can I recover it?

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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!

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

 http://www.winternals.com/products/repairandrecovery/index.asp

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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