Password reset of Cisco ASA 5505

Want to recover password while preserving current configuration.  I have a couple of questions while following the link:
 - In step 4 & 5
Do you select 'Y' at Do you wish to change this configuration? and
- In step 14
do you use config-register  '0x10011' or  Value found in step 5.
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Jan SpringerCommented:
Yes,  but I would expect that you would change the config-register value to 0x41.

Once booted and you have copied your startup-config to your running-config, you would go into config t, change your password information and set your config-register back to 0x1.

Save all information and reboot normally.
sjsAuthor Commented:
Thx Jan,
Not clear on when to change the value to 0x41
Jan SpringerCommented:

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sjsAuthor Commented:
If I restore the config to the same as before changing the password, would the old password be restored again and on another reboot or power cycle I will have the same problem?
Jan SpringerCommented:
No, because you're booting without the running-config.

When you're at the point of copying the startup-config to the running-config, you're already in privileged mode.  Just be sure to change the password while you're still there and before you reset the config-register.
sjsAuthor Commented:
Great Thanks
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