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troubleshooting Question

chntpw segmentation fault

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Why would i receive a segmentation fault while running chntpw?

I'm helping someone remote reset their windows password.  

O/S backtrack3 live cd
location of sam file - /mnt/sda/sda1/windows/system32/config/SAM
location of chntpw - /pentest/password/chntpw/chntpw*

They keep receiving a "segmentation fault" error while running chntpw

Any ideas?  i told them to reboot twice cleanly, then shut down and boot backtrack3 and try again... still waiting to hear back

What they have done.
1. booted in to backtrack3
# cd /mnt/sda/sda1/windows/system32/config 
# /pentest/password/chntpw/chntpw -u Administrator SAM
 
also
 
# /pentest/password/chntpw/chntpw -i
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