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Frankmj problem with Windows System32 command.com

Your next solution posted today Aug. 12. I don't have a user account password for this computer. The only password I have is for my Bellsouth DSL account. This problem occurs before I try to access my email account. Please clarify.

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  • Ekse May 11, 2010

    I confused your problem with another one, in other words I wrote into the wrong page.

    start up the safe mode again, login the same way as before.
    i recommend you run ccleaner in safe mode on the computer.. how will you get it on the computer? burn a cd or disk / usb memory.

    www.ccleaner.com

    also, see if you can remove the command.com from startup generally its not supposed to be there

    so:

    start -> run -> type in: Regedit
    go to hkey local machine \ software \ microsoft \ windows \ current version \ run

    do you see the command.com there? Right click and delete it.




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I have done a research of losing Windows administrator password and find out more than 50% who have set password on their pc will finally forget it,espercially those women,add password to prevent their kids from downloading any games.


There are many reasons account for this.No mather how,when you realize you have forgotten password,you may try everthing you could do as there are many works waitting for you.No doubt, many ways can help you remove or recover the lost password, But here,I will show you how to delete Windows administrator password without any software.


Method 1


Boot up with DOS and delete the sam.exe and sam.log files from Windows\system32\config in your hard drive. Now when you boot up in NT the password on your built-in administrator account which will be blank (i.e No password). This solution works only if your hard drive is FAT kind.


Method 2


Step 1. Put your hard disk of your computer in any other pc .

Step 2. Boot that computer and use your hard disk as a secondary hard disk (D'nt boot as primary hard disk ).

Step 3. Then open that drive in which the victim's window(or your window) is installed.

Step 4. Go to location windows->system32->config

Step 5. And delete SAM.exe and SAM.log

Step 6. Now remove hard disk and put in your computer.

Step 7. And boot your computer


Method 3


Start system and press F8 key when Windows is starting up. Then select Safe Mode with Command Prompt and enter. Choose Administrator,the default password may be blank if you don't set the default administrator password before.Then you will enter into doc Command as following.


Type " net user net user xxx 12345 /add " (xxx is the locked accout name and 123456 is the new password set on this account).Then you will see the Command Completed Successfully.


Try these three method if you do not want to download a program to recover windows password. The preconditions is you should understand and be familiar with the operations


However,if you want to gain access to your pc in emergency,I still suggest you login to another PC which can link to internet and download a windows password recovery software to help.


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safe mode will open windows with minimal amount of drivers, but will still require a password. Safe mode with command prompt will open in a simulated dos mode, and you can type "explorer" at the command prompt to open the gui and get to the start menu. buty this may not help.

i have sucessfully removed administrator password from windows by taking the hard drive out and installing it in another system as a secondary hard drive. i then manually deleted the "sam" file from windows/system32.

you can also reset the password by reinstalling windows or performing a second, parallel, installaation of windows (identical OS) on the same drive, and then deleting the second installation.

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You can log in to the Administrator account, but not your personal account:

  1. Logon to the Administrator account, or another administrator's account.
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Offline NT Password Disk is a very simple and very fast command line Linux tool to reset your forgotten Windows administrator password. At the time of this writing the site was down, hence the Google Cache link.
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  2. Burn the ISO to a CD using Free ISO Burner, ImgBrn, Active@ ISO Burner, etc.
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  5. Select the location of your Windows Operating System.
  6. Select windows/system32/config as your directory.
  7. Select “Password Reset” as your option.
  8. Choose to reset as a ‘blank password’.
  9. Once blanked, type ‘q’ to quit and write the values to the registry.

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Method one: Login with the default administrator account
Step 1: Start Windows PC
Step 2: When you can see the Windows login screen, press ctrl+alt+del keys Twice and it’ll show Classic Login box
Step 3: Type Administrator as Username and leave the Password field blank
Step 4: Press the Enter Key and then you can be able to login the default windows administrator account which is it created by default when install windows.
Note: When you input the key combination Please don’t put the cursor on any account. And if you change the name or password before, you cannot login by this way.
Method two: TRY command prompt about password reset trick
1. Log in with any valid account.
2. Bring up the command prompt.
Type: net user
You get a list of accounts
Type: net user Administrator *
Type: net user (any account on that list) *
3. It prompts for a password. Enter one, then enter it again when prompted to confirm.
Now, try to log on as ‘Administrator’ with your new password. *
Please note that this might not work on a LIMITED account .
Method three : use a Windows Password Recovery cd
1. Visit the windows Password Recovery tool official site: http://www.windowspasswordsrecovery.com
2. Download the tool and run it
3. Burn the password reset cd to a blank CD/DVD or USB flash drive
4. Turn to the computer which you lost password, reboot it, insert the nearly created recovery disk.
5. Click Del key to load bios setting, set the system load from cd/dvd or usb, save the change
6. reboot the computer, load the password recovery software
7. select the windows os installation folder, select the user accout , reset the password
8. finish. you can login windows with a blank password now.

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1. Boot from your Windows 7 Installer Disk.
2. Launch Windows Recovery Environment.
3. Press Shift+F10 to launch Command Prompt.

Type the following inside the command prompt box:
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5. copy "c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe" "c:\windows\system32\magnify.exe" /y

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7. Check the magnify box and click ok. It will launch the command prompt.


Type the following inside the command prompt box:
Note: change the word "name" with the current admin logon name you wish to logon.
8. net user name pass


9. Close the command prompt window.
10. Logon to the admin account using the password "pass".

Good Job, you can access your files that you already thought you lost. And you can change or remove the password in control panel now..






Disclaimer : This workaround should "not" be used to hack any other PC but yours. The purpose of this tip is to logon to your PC in case you forgot your admin password. Use at your own risk. The author shall not be liable if this workaround is misused in any unlawful way.

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If you have only one Admin account in Vista and have forgotten the password for the same and dont want to reinstall the operating system and land up loosing all your data, this tip is for you.

1) Restart the PC with the Vista Boot Disc.
2) Select Repair Your Computer option
3) Select the Command Prompt

Or - If you dont have a Vista Boot Disc then boot your PC to DOS using any Dos boot disk or other O/s disc.

4) goto "C:\"
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Type the following commands,
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9) You will see a white blue icon on bottom left.
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exit
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12) logon with the new account, goto user accounts and remove the password for your old account.
13) restart the PC with the Disc again, and goto the command prompt as we did in the step 1-3.
14) type the following command,
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15) restart the PC, and logon to your own account, open CMD by going from start menu.
16) type the following and restart the PC.
- net user administrator /active:no

17) restart the PC and now you only have one account and thats your own account.

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