Windows login problem

! I have totally locked myself out of my PC.  Switched from my domain to a workgroup.  Now there are two users that can log in, but I don't have either's password.  Usually, if I see this problem my Hiren boot CD will let me change passwords, but in this case it cannot find any users in order to change the passwords.

Looking for some help either getting back on my non existing domain or resetting the workgroup user's password.

Any suggestions?
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Alex TookeCommented:
Do you know the domain administrator password?
jhillbosAuthor Commented:
I do, I think, but there seems to be no way for me to change the user to the administrator
Alex TookeCommented:
So was your computer on a domain and you've taken it off and put it on a workgroup??
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Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
Reset local administrator's password with this tool:
You have 5 options you can try... but be aware that the rate of success is very low.
Also if there is data you want to pull off the drive, just plug it into another computer and grab it.

The tools are as follows:
Ophcrack Live CD
Offline NT Password and Registry Editor
Login Recovery
John The Ripper
Knoppix STD (
The best Password Recovery software I have used many times is Spower Password Recovery.  

Very simple to use even in a domain environment.
jhillbosAuthor Commented:
Tried all of the above nothing worked.  Somehow I managed to get in under Safe mode and could change my password from there.  Sorry it is all kind of a blur at this point

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Toni UranjekConsultant/TrainerCommented:
Tool I have suggested is bullet proof.
Works every time.

Two possible issues. First, you do not see the disk and Windows installation is not found.
Second is tricky one. If you succesfully reset password, last step default choice is NOT to save changes to disk.
jhillbosAuthor Commented:
Nothing that was suggested worked for my situation
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