RE: Windows XP Pro cracker?

From: George Peek (GKPeek_at_AllstateTicketing.com)
Date: 09/04/03

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    To: "'Halverson, Chris'" <chris.halverson@encana.com>, 'Raoul Armfield' <armfield@amnh.org>, George Peek <GKPeek@AllstateTicketing.com>, logan@tntnetworx.net, "'Secuirty Basics with SecuirtyFocus.com'" <security-basics@securityfocus.com>
    Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2003 11:14:48 -0700 
    
    

    Local Admin (WinFingerPrint it to tell what it is if you don't know, see
    previous posts on how to tell) Administrator account is the administrator
    account in use in the recovery console.

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Halverson, Chris [mailto:chris.halverson@encana.com]
    Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 10:28 AM
    To: 'Raoul Armfield'; 'George Peek'; logan@tntnetworx.net; 'Secuirty
    Basics with SecuirtyFocus.com'
    Subject: RE: Windows XP Pro cracker?

    I mean for the recovery console. Changing the Administrator password does
    not affect the recovery console administrator password. There is a
    difference!

    -----Original Message-----
    From: Raoul Armfield [mailto:armfield@amnh.org]
    Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 11:19 AM
    To: Halverson, Chris; 'George Peek'; logan@tntnetworx.net; 'Secuirty
    Basics with SecuirtyFocus.com'
    Subject: RE: Windows XP Pro cracker?

    :-----Original Message-----
    :From: Halverson, Chris [mailto:chris.halverson@encana.com]
    :Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2003 12:18 PM
    :To: 'George Peek'; 'logan@tntnetworx.net'; Secuirty Basics
    :with SecuirtyFocus.com
    :Subject: RE: Windows XP Pro cracker?
    :
    :
    :That doesn't work it has to be the original password from the
    :installation.
    :I have personally thought that that sucks with the 2k and XP
    :installations
    :but oh well.
    :
    :Chris

    HUH??? I have changed many a local admin password using another
    account that is part of the admin group and never lost any settings
    unless you have used the builtin encryption. But if that is the case
    even using the linux boot disk will leave you SOL IIRC.

    Raoul

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