Tag: Passwords

Recover SA Password on Microsoft SQL Server

Applies to: Microsoft SQL Server 2005, Microsoft SQL Server 2008   Overview If you ever lost a SA password, you may have thought your only option is to reinstall SQL and re-attach to the DB’s.  However, SQL server provides a much better disaster recovery method which preserves objects and data in the master DB.  Members …

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Reset Domain Administrator Password

The following method has been tested to work on both Server 2003 and Server 2008 Domain Controllers Download SRVANY and INSTSRV, which are part of the Windows 2003 Resource Kit Ensure you have the Directory Service Restore Mode Administrator password, restart the server in Directory Service Restore Mode, and log in as administrator If you …

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Hacking Windows Passwords

If you’ve ever been in a situation where you didn’t know a password to login to a windows computer then there are several methods you can use. These methods require local access to a computer and work on workgroup as well as domain computers. However, it is possible to extend your access throughout a domain …

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