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I have a cisco 3845 router and I need to reset only the password and I can not loose the config

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OK I am working on a cisco 3845 router and I need to reset the password. I can not loose the config as I did not save it anywhere. I do have console access and I have physical acces to the router
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here's a link for you.  You will have to reboot the router and boot into ROMMON mode,  the router will come up without a config, but if you've saved it, all you have to do it copy the startup config to the running config.  It's all in the link

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/hw/routers/ps274/products_password_recovery09186a0080094774.shtml
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That article is great and got us into the recovery state but something else is worng and would not let us change password handing this one off to cisco
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