Re: locked out of XP, need file access

From: Rense Buijen (
Date: 12/29/03

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    Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2003 17:43:05 +0100
    To: "Rade Bonifacic" <>, "J. Yoon" <>, <>

    Just reset the password using this tool:



    -----Original Message-----
    From: Rade Bonifacic []
    Sent: donderdag 25 december 2003 0:18
    To: J. Yoon;
    Subject: [despammed] Re: locked out of XP, need file access

    Hi J,

    go to the following URL
    and you will find links to tools that will help you

    Best Regards

    Rade Bonifacic, CISSP
    IT Security Consultant
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "J. Yoon" <>
    To: <>
    Sent: Wednesday, December 24, 2003 10:45 AM
    Subject: locked out of XP, need file access

    > I'm locked out of my own Windows XP box.
    > Being a paranoid,
    > I have not provided myself with any password hints
    > even for the administrator mode.
    > I do remember about 2 characters from it though
    > but there's just too many combinations.
    > There are personal files in there that I need to access.
    > I remember that with the old Win98,
    > it was possible to do something with the .pwd file
    > (not that we needed it,
    > since all the files are accessible anyway)
    > but I'm sure things have changed significantly since.
    > I did infact try using a XP password recovery tool kit
    > and global-resetter thing I got from the net...
    > but the software asks me to enter root password
    > and then tells me to get lost.
    > It's strange and ironic,
    > because the passwd is precisely what I'm trying to figure out.
    > I don't wanna read a 1,000 page book just yet
    > cuz I need access to my files asap.
    > What would be some of the necessary simple steps to take at this time?
    > Thanks in advance...
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