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Password I have had my dell poweredge 1600sc with windows sever 2000 in storage for 2 years. After a year I powered it up, logged on and even changed my password for windows. Everything was fine for about 30 seconds. Then a message came up and said unable to accept new password and it locked me out. I have not been able to log on to the windows operating system for sever 2000. It is out of warrenty. Is their anyway to log in without my spending a lot of money

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Change the clock in the BIOS back to when the warranty was valid and try logging in or changing your password...

Posted on Oct 27, 2008

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Beside administrator, were there any other user accounts on the machine? If so, you can log in as one of those. If they have admin rights, even better.

Depending on the lock out policy that was set in windows, try it again. In some cases, it may be a few hours, in some cases, it may be days. All depends on how the policy was set up.

If this all fails, your next option would be to reload the OS and start all over. You can use the original instal disks that came with it.

Posted on Sep 06, 2008

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PowerEdge 1600SC, BIOS A12 Update Package for Microsoft Windows - http://ftp.us.dell.com/bios/PE1600SC-BIOS-WIN-A12.exe
PowerEdge 1600SC, BIOS A12 Floppy Update Package - http://ftp.us.dell.com/bios/PE1600SC-BIOSA12.exe

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