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Password Recovery Procedure for Catalyst 4006 Switch

Reriy
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Hello im trying to do a password recovery on my catalyst 2006 switch and tryed following this guide.... http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/switches/ps663/products_password_recovery09186a00800945f7.shtml 
But I can't reallt opperate the rommon promt. When i try to issue the confrag command i just get this errormessage.

rommon 1 >confreg
confreg: Command not found.


What should I do? Im using HyperTerminal via XPP
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What happens when you type 'help' at the rommon prompt?

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rommon 1 >help
alias               set and display aliases command
dev                 list the device table
dir                 list files in file system
copy                copy file between file systems
del                 delete a file
undelete            undelete a file
squeeze             remove deleted files
history             monitor command history
repeat              repeat a monitor command
sync                write monitor environment to Nvram
unalias             unset an alias
unset               unset a monitor variable
boot                boot an image from flash/network
clear               clear configurations, use 'clear help' for more info
help                print list of available commands
ping                ping an ip addr
promrestore         restore a corrupted boot ROM
reset               restart the system
set                 show/set environment vars, use 'set help' for more info
show                show config parameters, use 'show help' for more info
sprom               display sprom contents
version             display version info
rommon 2 >
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Ah you are using CatOS. :) Sorry didn't realize that.

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