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Administrative tools when i try to access admin.tools, the display says that the folder is empty. how do i fix without the password?

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  • Start Regedit.exe and navigate to the following locations one by one:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ User Shell Folders
-and-
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Explorer \ Shell Folders
  • Delete the value named Common Administrative Tools (if present).
  • Close Regedit.exe and restart Windows.
See if the shortcuts in the Administrative Tools folder are restored. If not, see Solution 2 below.

Posted on Dec 22, 2008

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How do a forgotten admin password on a xerox 7655


WorkCentre 7655 7665 7675 Online Support Solution Modify the Printer...
Solution : Modify the Printer's Administrator Password Using CentreWare Internet Services (CWIS) NOTE: This solution assumes the WorkCentre is configured and working properly on the network.
  1. From the computer, open an Internet browser window.
  2. Enter the IP address for the WorkCentre in theAddressfield, and then press [Enter] on the keyboard. The CentreWare Internet Services window will be displayed.
  3. Click on the [Properties] tab.

    NOTE:If the Login screen is displayed, enter the user name in theUser IDfield, and the password in thePasswordfield, and then click on the [Login] button.

    The default username is "admin" (case sensitive), and the default password is "1111". If it has been changed or forgotten, contact Support.
  4. Click on [Security] to expand the list of options.
  5. Select [Authentication Configuration].
  6. Click on the [Modify] button for Device System Administrator Password.
  7. Enter a new password in theNew Passwordfield.
  8. Retype the password in theRetype Passwordfield.
  9. Click on [Save]. This will be the new password to log into the Control Panel and CWIS.

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Solution : Modify the Default Admin (Tools Mode) Password on the WorkCentre NOTE:The Admin (Tools Mode) password allows access to configure network and machine settings on the printer.Xerox recommends only changing the default Admin (Tools Mode) password if absolutely necessary. If the password has been changed from the default password (1111) and has been forgotten, a service call is required to reset the password.
To change the default Admin (Tools Mode) password:
  1. Press the [Log In / Out] button on the Control Panel. The Log In window will be displayed. See theRelated Itemsbelow for additional information regarding logging into the WorkCentre.
  2. Select [Security Settings] on the left side of the screen.
  3. Select [Authentication] from theGroupscolumn and then select [User / Administrator Accounts] from theFeaturescolumn. The User Administrator screen will be displayed.
  4. Select the [Account #] field, and then select account number 1 using the keypad on the Control Panel.
  5. Select the [Configure Account] button. The Configure User Accounts screen will be displayed.
  6. Press the [Clear C] button (several times, as required) on the Control Panel to clear the old password.
  7. Enter the new password using the keypad on the Control Panel.
  8. If necessary, place a check mark in the [System Administrator (Admin)] and [Account Administrator] check boxes, and then select [Save Account].
  9. Select [Close].
  10. Press the [Log In / Out] button on the Control Panel.
  11. Select [Logout] on the Touch Screen.

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How to hack admin password from guest in xp?


Nope. Must be an admin.
Lost Windows password:




  • Login as Administrator. Try with no password (load safe mode if you don't see Administrator). Press F8 during boot to access Safe Mode.
  • Login as other user (if other user is available) and manage users. Must be an administrator.
  • Reformat computer.
  • Use 3rd party software to remove password. Like http://www.top-password.com/reset-windows-password.html

There is a free boot CD called Hirens.

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Forgot Windows password?Lost admin password? Have been locked out of computer?

Lost computer login passwords, which is a common problem for the computer users. So there are many solutions. One of the popular solutions is as following,

1.log on a computer that is linked to internet.
2. Free download Windows Password Recovery Tool 3.0
3.Burn the downloaded .ISO file onto a blank CD
4.Insert newly created CD into the locked computer and then reboot it
5.select the account you wanna reset the password.

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Xp based notebooks if the administrator account has never been accessed before the password for the account will be blank there will be no password set so type in administrator and leave password blank giving the administrator account is enabled if some one has accessed the account and set a password then you will basicly have to get a password hash hack for windows so you can reset the admin account just let me know if you can't acces the admin account and ill give you the info you need to get the program ...

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Access to admin account


ok at the login screen when u enter u r password just type username as administrator and enter but still u should put the admin password or else try without a password

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When I forgot my XP administrator password, Windows Password Recovery Tool 3.0 will help us reset password efficiently by creating a password reset disk!

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Forgot administrator's password


Hi Reggie,

Please read the entire article before proceeding:

All administrator accounts are created equal, with equal
powers, except that the main adiminstrator account cannot
be deleted and it does not appear on the login (or users)
menu by default.

You do need an alternate administrator account to solve this
problem. You must login to a user account with administrative
privileges in order to access system resources, take ownership
of files and folders, and to change other people's passwords.
(including the built-in administrator account)

Otherwise, what would be the point of any security at all,
if you could bypass it at will.

If you can login to another account with administrator pri'vs,
then follow me. Otherwise you may have to pursue more difficult
options, as explained later.

1) Open up the control panel
2) Open up Administrative tools
3) Open up local security settings
4) Expand Local policies in the LHS folder tree

Check:
Accounts: Administrator Account Status = Enabled
Accounts: Rename Administrator Account = Administrator

this is to make sure that the admin account is enabled,
and has not been renamed. You can double click on these
settings to change them. Is you are for some reason unable
to enable the admin account, you must reboot to safe mode,
where the admin account is always enabled.

Now that you are sure that you have a functioning administrator
account, you must reset the password, since you cannot
retrieve it:


From the control panel, once again open up

Administrative Tools ---->
Computer Management --->
Local users and Groups ---->
Users ----->
Administrator ---->
Right click on administrator ---->
SET PASSWORD

....

This should do it.

N.B.
The administrator account will be re-created, you will loose
1) All settings and preferences
2) Access to any NTFS encrypted files the administrator
has encrypted.
3) Stored network and internet passwords (the administrator's)
4) Personal security certificates.

This procedure is different from simply changing the password,
because you don't know the original, so Windows treats it as a
hostile takeover, That's why you loose access to encrypted files.

If you have trouble starting the computer management Applet,
Run it manually:

START --> RUN --> compmgmt.msc

or

...\WINDOWS\system32\mmc.exe compmgmt.msc

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Trick:

If you do not have access to an existing account
with administrative privileges, you may be able to hack in
with and old setup disk from Windows 2000, with
no service packs, or at most XP1

The reason is that Windows 2000 did not anticipate nor
respect Windows XP security.

1) Reboot from the 2000 disk, and follow the on screen
prompts to repair the system using the

SYSTEM RECOVERY CONSOLE.

2) Do not proceed to install Win 2000, make sure you
get out before it asks you to format a disk, if you get
there you missed the prompt and you have gone too far,
Reboot and try again.

3) Once you are in the recovery console = DOS like environment
type HELP, and it will give you a list of commands.

You should be able to create a new user account
(with admin or change the admin password privs)

4) The last alternative is to purchase an XP password recovery
utility, which you run from a boot CD.

Good luck

Martin.

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