Create a Windows System Repair Disc for Emergency Use

June 11th, 2012 by Admin No comments »

When faced with a computer that won’t start most people tend to panic, worried that all the data on their PC is gone forever. There are many reasons why a computer won’t boot up, it may be due to a blue screen, virus infect or some critical system files are missing or damaged. I don’t […]

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How to Log on to Windows if You Forgot Administrator Password

June 11th, 2012 by Admin No comments »

I’m having trouble logging into my user account under Windows 7. It seems that my password is no longer valid and now I can’t get in. The only way I can login to the system is to do so under my son’s account which does not have administrative rights. Also, when I go to Control […]

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How to Change SA Password in SQL Server 2005

June 11th, 2012 by Admin No comments »

Forgot SQL Server password and unable to login using the SA account? If you happen to forget your SQL Server password for sa account, then here’s a simple query to help you reset it: GO ALTER LOGIN sa WITH DEFAULT_DATABASE=master GO USE master GO ALTER LOGIN sa WITH PASSWORD=N’MyNewPassword’ MUST_CHANGE GO In case you remember […]

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How to Recover MDB Password of MS Access Database

June 10th, 2012 by Admin No comments »

MS Access MDB files are used to save data in database form. We can protect MS Access database with password for the security reasons. Sometimes you may forget the password of those files. In some cases we have to search for sample databases or project source databases on the internet or copying from friend’s computer. […]

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Cisco Router Password Recovery Tutorial

June 7th, 2012 by Admin No comments »

If you work with Cisco routers I guarantee you will at some stage attempt to login to a router only to discover you can’t remember the password. When this happens you will be forced to execute the Cisco router password recovery process. Please note this specific process is primarily for Cisco 3600 and 3800 routers […]

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How to Change Directory Service Restore Mode (DSRM) Password

June 7th, 2012 by Admin No comments »

Directory Service Restore Mode (DSRM) password is set during the installation of Active Directory on a server. This password will be required when you boot up your domain controller in Directory Service Restore Mode by pressing F8. DSRM is required to restore the Active Directory database. Since, DSRM is used very rarely, there are chances […]

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How to Add a Computer to Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Domain?

June 7th, 2012 by Admin No comments »

This post is for newbies, for the people who are learning Windows Server and Active Directory administration. Follow below steps for adding a computer or a member server to Windows Server 2008 Active Directory based domain. Go to Run and type ‘NCPA.CPL’ and launch Network settings. Configure IP address, Subnet Mask, Gateway IP (if any) […]

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How to Run a Program with Administrator Rights on Windows 7/Vista/XP

June 6th, 2012 by Admin No comments »

How to run a program with administrator rights on Windows 7/Vista/XP: Typically when you launch a program that requires administrative rights in Windows 7 or Vista, you are prompted for administrator credentials to continue. Sometimes, programs that were designed for older systems such as Windows XP may not even run or could be limited in […]

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How to Create a Password Reset Disk in Windows 7

June 6th, 2012 by Admin No comments »

In Windows 7 there is a feature under User Account in Control Panel that allows you to create a password reset disk, what it does is simply create an encrypted key and store that key on a removable media. It can be used when you literary forgot your password of this account that you login […]

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How to Recover Windows 7 Password Using Ophcrack

June 4th, 2012 by Admin No comments »

Forgot Windows 7 password and can’t log on to your local account on the laptop or desktop? I believe that you’ve faced this issue several times. There are tons of free tools which can be used to recover Windows 7 password. One of the most popular software is Ophcrack, which can run from a CD […]

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