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Old 02-16-2004, 03:31 PM   #1
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Need help finding ISO boot disk


I am a network admin for a small company and need to have a boot disk to change passwords on machines. I have a floppy boot disk, but some of my machines don't have floppy drives, so I need one that runs off of the CD drive.

Is there anywhere I can find this as freeware on the web? It would help me out a lot. Thanks.

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Old 02-16-2004, 03:33 PM   #2
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Could you clarify please, for what system do you need a boot disk?
 
Old 02-16-2004, 03:54 PM   #3
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whatever it is... you're likely to find what you need here:

http://bootdisk.com/
 
Old 02-16-2004, 04:01 PM   #4
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I apologize fellas, I wrote that in a bit of a hurry....

I need a CDROM boot disk for Windows 2000 and XP machines that will allow me to change passwords.

And I will check the link. Thank you! Anymore ideas?
 
Old 02-16-2004, 06:49 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by aggiedj02
I apologize fellas, I wrote that in a bit of a hurry....

I need a CDROM boot disk for Windows 2000 and XP machines that will allow me to change passwords.

And I will check the link. Thank you! Anymore ideas?
Why are you posting Windows questions here.
I hope you have linux installed somewhere!!!
 
Old 02-16-2004, 08:15 PM   #6
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Why are you posting Windows questions here.
I hope you have linux installed somewhere!!!
well that was SO sincere... thank you for the reply.

The only reliable boot disks I have ever found to work Windows based or Linux based (and I have worked with both) are Linux boot disks for what I am trying.

I hate the "man" as much you obviuosly do... but the powers that be have forced me to work in a Windows Environment. We actually have a Linux server sitting in-house as a dev server for our websites, but it is still waiting to be used.
 
Old 02-17-2004, 02:25 PM   #7
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Then you need the Windows 2000 cd - activate the recovery console from within there.
 
Old 02-17-2004, 02:33 PM   #8
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there is a linux based boot disk out there that allows you to change the admin password, but it is a total hack.... cetainly not something I would suggest using in prduction... more like something to use if you actually forgot the password and were desperate to log in.
 
  


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