Re: can anyone help?From: Steve (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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From: Steve <email@example.com> Date: 7 Jun 2002 15:37:13 GMT
> I have a laptop- no longer networked- however it once was.
> It runs NT4.0 spk 5.0
> I log in using usersid is "mackie"
> the password is football.
> the domain is Moffice
> It isnt administrator.
> The admin password I do not know.
> So when I used L0phtcrack to find it out- L0phtcrack finds the admin
> password but doesnt show the User "mackie" at all. Like it does not
> exist. So how come I can log in with that account?
> The domain of the laptop is not Moffice, but Vfenny.... I dont know how
> the "mackie" password is valid!
> Can someone please explain this to me?
NT can be set to use "cached credentials" so that when a computer
cannot find a domain controller, it is still possible for the user
to get into a machine they normally have right to.
This is commonly setup this way on notebooks as they can quite easily
not be connected to the main network.
A full description of this can be found at Microsoft top 10 questions: