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Old 10-03-2008, 12:07 PM   #16
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if only he/she tried to be a bit more precise about the error someone might have helped. you really should add some details about your question so we could know what you are talking about.

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Old 10-03-2008, 12:11 PM   #17
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This site should award a prize for the most useless thread title with the most useless initial post content, followed up by the most incomprehensible follow up posts.

This thread would certainly win.
 
Old 10-03-2008, 12:20 PM   #18
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This site should award a prize for the most useless thread title with the most useless initial post content, followed up by the most incomprehensible follow up posts.

This thread would certainly win.
I second that, actually. Perhaps a suggestion for a new LQ Members Choice poll?
 
Old 10-03-2008, 01:06 PM   #19
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If Jeremy could only get the code changed so that an attempt to start a "Help Me" thread would display in big flashing red letters "Can't you be bothered to read the instructions? One More Time: DO NOT POST with the subject Help Me !!!!!!!!!"

Unfortunately, that would probably result in moral outrage and a call to their congresswomen. =/
 
Old 10-03-2008, 03:45 PM   #20
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Must be a window$ issue, since window$ uses the term administer.

If so, s\he is in the wrong place in this forum.

Last edited by dv502; 10-04-2008 at 12:19 AM.
 
Old 10-04-2008, 04:07 AM   #21
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http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/10...-password.html

http://www.pcloginnow.com/

Instructions:

http://www.pcloginnow.com/loginnow_guide.html

newer version of pclogin now (freeware):

http://sourceforge.net/project/showf...roup_id=231735

For Windows NT:

http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/

Thread discussing all of these and giving additional info/examples from people who used them:

http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/10...assword-4.html

Last edited by ehawk; 10-04-2008 at 04:18 AM.
 
Old 10-04-2008, 06:47 AM   #22
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This is lovely, but I can't help to wonder how you know this links will help him/her. for all we know he/she might as well google "wrong password" or "help me"
 
Old 10-04-2008, 01:31 PM   #23
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I did find them by googling

Windows administrator Unknown Username Or Bad Password

I then went through 10 pages of hits, looking through the ones with promising descriptions. I then whittled them down to these by reading through each one and selecting those that would seem to me to spell out a plain solution. I helped him out and learned something in the process. I have not tried to implement this solution, as I don't have his problem, but if he attempts this and runs into errors, we can repeat the procedure until he succeeds. If you read through the links, following a "tree" of references cited, I feel you would agree.

Last edited by ehawk; 10-04-2008 at 01:33 PM.
 
Old 10-04-2008, 09:32 PM   #24
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Gosh, I have no idea what any of this was about but it was fun to read.
 
Old 10-05-2008, 02:47 AM   #25
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Whist not defined to be Linux, I can't see that it was definitely Windows, he said "administer" not "Administrator", which is just someone using the wrong words and grammar.
 
  


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