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Using Cain and Abel to recover PW.

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I have an old 20gb lappy harddrive in which I can log onto the User 2 account. But, the Admin password is locked. Just wondering if anyone could tell me how to use Cain and Abel to get that password. I just can't figure out how to actually sniff or run the PW search or whatever
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As long as you have local admin rights on another account, you can crack the password. Try using john the ripper instead of cain. You can also reset the password, using one of many free boot cd's out there. Try Hiren's Boot CD 8.4. PM me if you can't find it...
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