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Changing password can be a cumbersome task, especially for newbies. Most often people forget where to look for, for resetting the password!

I have found quite a few articles on how to reset windows Xp passwords. Today also I discovered a new method for resetting windows passwords. Since it is such a long post, I’m copying only a part of it:

1. Place your Windows XP CD in your cd-rom and start your computer (it’s assumed here that your XP CD is bootable – as it should be – and that you have your bios set to boot from CD)

2. Keep your eye on the screen messages for booting to your cd Typically, it will be “Press any key to boot from cd”

3. Once you get in, the first screen will indicate that Setup is inspecting your system and loading files.

4. When you get to the Welcome to Setup screen, press ENTER to Setup Windows now

5. The Licensing Agreement comes next – Press F8 to accept it.

6. The next screen is the Setup screen which gives you the option to do a Repair.

It should read something like “If one of the following Windows XP installations is damaged, Setup can try to repair it”

Use the up and down arrow keys to select your XP installation (if you only have one, it should already be selected) and press R to begin the Repair process.

7. Let the Repair run. Setup will now check your disks and then start copying files which can take several minutes.

8. Shortly after the Copying Files stage, you will be required to reboot. (this will happen automatically – you will see a progress bar stating “Your computer will reboot in 15 seconds”

9. During the reboot, do not make the mistake of “pressing any key” to boot from the CD again! Setup will resume automatically with the standard billboard screens and you will notice Installing Windows is highlighted.

10. Keep your eye on the lower left hand side of the screen and when you see the Installing Devices progress bar, press SHIFT + F10. This is the security hole! A command console will now open up giving you the potential for wide access to your system.

11. At the prompt, type NUSRMGR.CPL and press Enter. Voila! You have just gained graphical access to your User Accounts in the Control Panel.

12. Now simply pick the account you need to change and remove or change your password as you prefer. If you want to log on without having to enter your new password, you can type control userpasswords2 at the prompt and choose to log on without being asked for password. After you’ve made your changes close the windows, exit the command box and continue on with the Repair (have your Product key handy).

13. Once the Repair is done, you will be able to log on with your new password (or without a password if you chose not to use one or if you chose not to be asked for a password). Your programs and personalized settings should remain intact.

Read the rest of the article here: Techtrax

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  1. MessenPass 1.04 : Reveal passwords of instant messenger applications such as MSN Messenger and Yahoo Messenger.
  2. FileZilla PWDump 0.1 : FileZilla PWDump is a utility that dumps all FileZilla (client) credentials from the Windows Registry and decrypts the passwords.
  3. KMd5 1.03b: An Md5 hashes cracker for lists (lists of hash or lists of word, but an incremental mode is available aswell)
  4. LCP 5.04 : Main purpose of LCP program is user account passwords auditing and recovery in Windows NT/2000/XP/2003
  5. RockXP 3.0 : Retrieve your lost XP system passwords, retrieve and change your XP Key.
  6. UnSecure: Remote on-line password cracker.
  7. Brutus : Another remote on-line password cracker
  8. VNCrack : VNC password cracker
  9. PKCrack : Breaking Pk-Zip Encryption.
  10. Cain/Abel NT/2K/XP Password Cracker : Cain and Abel is a password recovery tool for Microsoft Operating Systems.

Source: technofriends

I just came around a blog which mentions about a proxy software. It describes Ultrasurf as the best proxy software available on net. Using this software we can surf Orkut, youtube, myspace, gmail and millions of blocked sites even in countries where these sites are mass blocked( I wonder how).

But from the comments given there I guess that the proxy is a good one, and available for free download. A rapidshare link is given.

How to get going??

It’s very simple you have to just-

* download an exe file [Download Below]
* then extract it
* and run
* Set proxy if u have any (generally in offices internet are provided through proxies, you can find that, through tools>>internet options>>Connections>>LAN Settings>> there you are with proxy server for your LAN and it’s port
* Just copy that to proxy settings of Ultrasurf.
* Then a window will pop up, says some thing in Chinese, just close this window
* And open fresh internet explorer
* There you are, you can surf any information.

I haven’t tried it.

DOWNLOAD from Ultrareach

Source: underground

 Hey I got this from another blog….It works and rocks!!!

Run google talk with the following switch: /nomutex If you installed google talk to the default location, you can easily create a shortcut to this setting.

1. Right-click on the desktop

2. Select New

3. Select Shortcut 4.

Paste this into the text box: “c:\program files\google\google talk\googletalk.exe” /nomutex

5. Click Next6. Name it whatever: Google Talk Multiple, etc.

7. Click OK until you are done

If it doesnt work, try this

Changeremove .exe extension

Regards

martin

Google translate can be used to open blocked orkut.

We can use Google Translator or Google LanguageTools to access restricted sites.

Here’s what you need to do.

Visit Google Translator and there you see under Translate 2 types of translations are mentioned in or.
1.text translator which u ignore just after or there is a website translator. Just write the website name(obviously the blocked site you want to visit) at the text box just bellow the text ” Translate a web page:“. In the language selector box select “French to English” or any language to english or English to English if you still want the site to be in english and then click on translate. Now the intended page in english will appear as if inside google translator not the actual webpage so now we indirectly accesed blocked site as this translator site which is unblocked acts as a proxy. Trick here is that the site intended is in english but we need to translate it to english b’coz we need the translator site act as proxy so we used French 2 English in that translator.

The output link was like http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http:/puzzlehacker.wordpress.com&langpair=fr|en which was from french to english as indicated by “langpair=fr|en” and the site mentioned after “u=” in the o/p link is the site intended which is http:/puzzlehacker.wordpress.com here. If we do from english to english we’ve to write “langpair=en|en” and if we intend to view blocked site orkut.com then u=http://orkut.com resulting in total link

http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http://orkut.com&langpair=en|en which can be used directly without visiting the translator sites. Due to this google translator is some times said as Google Proxy.

Other translator sites such as Babel Fish Translation Free translation Language Translation can be used to translate from english to english or from other language to english.

  martin

Suppose you want to lock the folder abc in c: which has the path c:\abc. In the same drive create a text file and type
ren abc abc.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D}
Now save this text file as lock.bat

create another text file and type in it
ren abc.{21EC2020-3AEA-1069-A2DD-08002B30309D} abc
Now save this text file as key.bat

Now you can see 2 batch files lock and key.Press lock and the folder lucky will change to control panel and you cannot view its contents.Press key and you will get back your original folder.

Mozilla Firefox is a graphical web browser developed by the Mozilla Corporation. Started as a fork of the browser component (Navigator) of the Mozilla Application Suite, Firefox has replaced the Mozilla Suite as the flagship product of the Mozilla project, stewarded by the Mozilla Foundation and a large community of external contributors.

Mozilla Firefox is a cross-platform browser, providing support for various versions of Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Although not officially released for certain operating systems, the freely available source code works for many other operating systems, including FreeBSD,OS/2, Solaris, SkyOS, BeOS and more recently, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition.

I am providing some Very Useful Tips to speedup your Firefox.

In your location bar, type about:config

Once it Opens You should see similar to the following screen

Tip1

In the filter bar type network.http.pipelining

You should see the following screen

Normally it says ” false ” under value field , Double click it so it becomes ” true “.

Once you finished this you should see the following screen.

Tip2

In the filter bar again and type network.http.pipelining.maxrequests

Once it Opens You should see the following screen

Default it says 4 under value field and you need to change it to 8

Once you finished this you should see the following screen.

Tip3

Go to the filter bar again and type network.http.proxy.pipelining

Once it Opens You should see similar to the following screen

Normally it says ” false ” under value field , Double click it so it becomes ” true “.

Once you finished this you should see the following screen.

Tip4

Go to the filter bar again and type network.dns.disableIPv6

Once it Opens You should see the following screen

Normally it says ” false ” under value field , Double click it so it becomes ” true “.

Once you finished this you should see the following screen.

Tip5

Go to the filter bar again and type plugin.expose_full_path

Once it Opens You should see the following screen

Normally it says ” false ” under value field , Double click it so it becomes ” true “.

Once you finished this you should see the following screen.

Tip6

Now you need to Create new Preference name with interger value for this got to Right click -> New -> Integer

Once it opens you should see the following screen

Here you need to type nglayout.initialpaint.delay and click ok

Now you need to enter 0 in value filed and click ok

Once you finished this you should see the following screen.

Tip7

Now you need to Create one more Preference name with interger value for this got to Right click -> New -> Integer

Once it opens you should see the following screen

Here you need to type content.notify.backoffcount and click ok

Now you need to enter 5 in value filed and click ok

Once you finished this you should see the following screen.

Tip8

Now you need to Create one more Preference name with interger value for this got to Right click -> New -> Integer

Once it opens you should see the following screen

Here you need to type ui.submenuDelay and click ok

Now you need to enter 0 in value filed and click ok

Once you finished this you should see the following screen.

Some more Tweaks

Enable the spellchecker for inputfields and textareas (default is textareas only)

layout.spellcheckDefault=2

Open lastfm://-links directly in amarok

network.protocol-handler.app.lastfm=amarok
network.protocol-handler.external.lastfm=true
Firefox Memory Leak Fix

Open a new tab. Type “about:config” without quotes into the address bar and hit enter/click Go.

Right-click anywhere, select New, then Integer. In the dialog prompt that appears, type:

browser.cache.memory.capacity

Click OK. Another dialog prompt will appear. This is where you decide how much memory to allocate to Firefox. This depends on how much RAM your computer has, but generally you don’t want to allocate too little (under 8MB), but if you allocate too much, you might as well not do this. A good recommended setting is 16MB. If you want 16MB, enter this value into the dialog prompt:

16384

(Why 16384 instead of 16000? Because computers use base-12 counting. Thus 16 megabytes = 16384 bytes. Likewise, if you want to double that and allocate 32MB, you’d enter 32768.)

Click OK to close the dialog box, then close all instances of Firefox and restart. If your Firefox still uses the same amount of memory, give it a few minutes and it should slowly clear up. If that fails, try a system reboot.

Now your Firefox will now be 3 – 30 times faster in loading pages.

NB:  IF you haven’t downloaded firefox yet,download it from my site puzzlehacker 

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