Re: What is the file...

From: Ned Flanders (
Date: 02/05/03

From: "Ned Flanders" <>
Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 10:05:25 -0600

tlg <> uttered:
> What is the Windows NT file which if deleted or renamed,
> can grant access to the operating system with
> administrative priveleges?

The file is named SAM (no extension) Deleting/renaming it removes the
entire user database, including Administrator. NT creates a new one at next
bootup, and the Administrator password is blank.