Windows 2k locked out and forgot password????? ANY HELP????

IS here anyway to retrieve a admin 2000 password while being locked out? I have a client that has forgot their admin password and they are the only ones that know it. Now they are coming to me wanting to fix it. Is it fixable??? I have no passwords on this computer other than the one they set and its not a member of a domain.
ANY HELP???
CkeseyAsked:
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LucFConnect With a Mentor EMEA Server EngineerCommented:
Hi Ckesey,

Take a look here: http:Q_20723476.html

Greetings,

LucF
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Fatal_ExceptionCommented:
Beat me by 2 minutes..!!!   So I will just say Good Morning to you LucF..!!  :)
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rbkumaranCommented:
Please check the following thread:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Operating_Systems/Q_20424350.html

Good Luck!!!

Kumaran
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LucFEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
Afternoon FE ;-)
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LucFEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
Glad to help ;-)
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CkeseyAuthor Commented:
Worked like a champ....booted w/ the linux disk and was able to clear the admin password. Can you say security hole???? LOL
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Fatal_ExceptionCommented:
Yea..  it is a security hole, but it can be fixed...    All you need to do is turn off LM Hash in a GPO of your system...   Or create a password that is > 14 characters...  

Anyway, glad to see that LucF did the job for you..
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LucFEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
that's exactly why I have big passwords with creative figures (think alt-whatever)

LucF
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Fatal_ExceptionCommented:
*grin*
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LucFEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
*Did I just give away my secret? Why my passwords are unbreakable?*
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Fatal_ExceptionCommented:
Only factor in breaking a pw is a question of time, eh..???
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LucFEMEA Server EngineerCommented:
LC couldn't do it ;-)
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Fatal_ExceptionCommented:
Wouldn't even want to try..
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