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Encrypt the SAM password database

Posted on 2007-08-09
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Last Modified: 2010-03-05

How can i Encrypt the SAM password database

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Darylx earned 1000 total points
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Why would you want to?  The passwords that are stored in there are already encypted.  If you use a third party tool to encrypt the database, Windows won't be able to authenticate you.
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KCTS earned 1000 total points
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Yes it is already encrypted - not the most secure encryption but is in encrypted and if you they and add further encryption you will just prevent it working - not advised !

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