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When Windows Update kills nostalgia

Posted 07-23-2011 at 05:25 AM by William (Dthdealer) (Whaling the FOSS)

Today I decided to take a look at my old Pentium 4 box back from the days before I knew of Linux. It has been sitting unused for years, and lately I have come across the desire to setup a torrent box. Before wiping Windows XP off it, I decided to have a look at what it still had.

After starting it up I realised that I had forgotten my login credentials many years ago. To change them I would have to reboot and start the computer off one of my old CDs containing ntpasswd. Unfortunately...
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