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Username, password on WinNT

My boss wanted me to install win 2000 on her Toshiba Tecra 8000 laptop on which was Win NT. However before she gave me the laptop she tried to connect to a the network with it and she just went in and added a workgroup and now when I switch on the machine it asks us for a Username & Password, and the old ones are not working.

I went into the BIOS and changed the boot order so as the CD-ROM boots first and I have tried booting directly from the win2k cd rom and I also downloaded an application to change the registry settings and I burnt that to a cd and tried booting from that but nothing works. Please help if you can.

Mark.
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
Hello Markst33 =)

You mean the laptop has no floppy drive ??
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Pete LongConsultantCommented:
change the LOCAL administrator password, then log in and rejoin your domain/workgroup


http://www.petenetlive.com/Tech/Windows/WinGen/passwordrecovery.htm
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Markst33Author Commented:
No the PC has no floppy drive. It was "handed down". Its got a detachable cd-rom but she never got the floppy with it
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Markst33Author Commented:
To : SheharyaarSaahil
No the laptop has no floppy. It has a detachable CD-Rom but she does not know here the floppy attachment is.

To : PeteLong
How do I change the LOCAL administrator password. In the BIOS it says "Not Registered" for PASSWORD
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Markst33Author Commented:
Thanks a lot SheharyaarSaahil. I have it sorted now.

Mark. Dublin.
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
Excellent Mark... so is there anything else where we can assist you... or this issue is closed for you now? :)
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Markst33Author Commented:
Thats all I need. You can close that issue now.

Thanks again.
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
good.... but actually we cannot close the question,,, this you will have to do for us, but it will jsut take seconds :)
As you can see the Accept button infront of each comment which you got, you have to hit the button for that comment which solved your problem, and then assign a grade according to the quality of help you got,,, that's all :)
for more info. on how to close a Question, plzz refer here >> http://www.experts-exchange.com/help.jsp#hs5

Thanx & Cheers ^_^
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Markst33Author Commented:
As this is my first time using this site I think I have accepted the help and awarded a grade. Is this all I have to do ?

Mark. Dublin.
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
yes its all you have to do.... and thanx for doing it :)
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
but just a little request... next time when you will Accept an answer, try to accept that comment which actually helped you to solve the issue..... like here what helped you was the comment of Tecra Website... so this had to be as Accepted Answer as it really solved your problem.... make sense?? ;-)
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Markst33Author Commented:
Yes it does. Sorry about that. I'll know next time.
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
ahh no need to say sorry.... you did a quite fine job as a new comer here :)
Good luck for future! :->
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