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Bypassing a logon password

I have just upgraded Windows NT but the logon password is not known, so I tried the default password administrator, but this is not known. Can it be bypassed?

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Yes, grab the tool of NTLocksmith from ( or Peter Nordahl's Offline NT Password & Registry Editor tool (

This was first published in June 2004

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