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Emergency Boot Disk Utility

This is the EBCD emergency boot disk and is effective at clearing windows passwords if you cannot log on. You will need to have a blank CD to burn the disk and some burning software.

 

PRINT THESE INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE BOOTING FROM EBCD AND CLEARING PASSWORDS

  • Restart PC with Emergency Boot CD in your CD drive.
  • Boot to CDrom
  • Choose option 5 when asked
  • Press “enter” at “scsi drivers”
  • Press “enter” at “n” for skip scsi drives
  • Press “enter” at “dev/dha2”
  • Press “enter” at “system 32/config”
  • Press “enter” at “system security”
  • At “What to do?” Press option 1 then press “enter”
  • Enter the username to change (i.e. administrator or whatever name you want the password removed for) then press “enter” again,
  • At “enter new password” enter a * so it will now be blank, at “Do you really want to change password” (Y) then hit “enter”, select ! to quit after changes press ! then “enter” ((Follow the same process for all passwords))
  • At “What to do?” press q and hit “enter”
  • At “Write hive files” press (Y) the hit “enter”
  • At “About to write files back” press (Y) then hit “enter”
  • You are now finished. Remove CD and restart you pc.