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Windows 2000 - password resetting

#1 Post by H-Atkinson » Sat May 09, 2020 4:36 pm

Hello,

I recently got 2 Transnotes, and both still have their Windows 2000 Professional installations on their hard disks. Unfortunately, both have an admin password, so the usual safe mode -> command prompt -> netuser bypass isnt working for me.

I know that I have used bootable tools in the past to get past XP passwords, but unfortunately I dont have a good one that works with 2000. UPDATE: It seems the reason its not working is because the Transnote cant boot from USB.

Can anyone recommend how I should go about resetting the passwords on these Transnotes? Thanks!
T43p, T61p, T601p, T601 (dead), T601, T60p (Prototype), X230, P53, T480 (In the process of rebuilding)

H-Atkinson
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Joined: Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:27 pm
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Re: Windows 2000 - password resetting

#2 Post by H-Atkinson » Sat May 09, 2020 6:21 pm

Solved!

Put the drives into my T43p, did the USB booting stuff I needed, and it all worked. Obviously didnt boot to windows on the T43p (BSOD on startup) but the USB did fine, and was able to complete my regedit work.
T43p, T61p, T601p, T601 (dead), T601, T60p (Prototype), X230, P53, T480 (In the process of rebuilding)

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