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Old 07-29-2008, 05:54 PM
TNWestTex
 
Default OT: What is fusebulk filesystem? ntpass fails to reset windows password :(

Antonio Olivares wrote:
>
> Dear all,
> A Lenovo Laptop running Windows Vista locked out the*teacher who was
> issued the computer at school.* The teacher forgot the password.* I have
> successfully used the SystemRescue CD*http://www.sysresccd.org/Main_Page
> *with the utitlity ntpass many times.* This time, it failed.* I also tried
> the cd from http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/*which is the same.*
> The laptop locked the teacher out and he could not login.* I told them it
> was a snap and boy was I wrong.* The cd locates the users and apparently
> all looks good and when we reboot we try with a blank password and we
> cannot log on.* Trying other livecd's also gets us nowhere.* There
> apparently is some garbage on the C:Windowssystemsystem32 directory
> that prevents the ntpasswd from doing its job.* When viewing the
> filesystem which should be NTFS, the programs accessing the drive report
> that the fs is fusebulk.* I have not heard about fusebulk filesystem.*
> There has to be some sort of encryption on the drive to prevent the
> password blank from working.*
> Does anyone have any other tools that can reset the password in such a
> case?
> Is the only solution to reformat and reinstall?
>
>
NTFS from VISTA has changes that have not been caught up to by the non M$
utilities. The school doesn't have a system administrator that has the
master password?
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