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Re: I'm in ur obsolete softwares, bypassin ur logons
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Dave Korn wrote:
> On 10 March 2007 17:22, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Sat, Mar 10, 2007 at 07:45:44AM -0800, Brian Dessent wrote:
>>> This shows a trick to bypass the logon prompt of win98 without ever
>>> entering a password. It's noteworthy only because of the
>>> creativeness... not that win9x actually had anything going for it in the
>>> security department, since you could just as easily boot from a floppy
>>> and just delete *.pwd (or whatever those stored login password files
>>> were called) in the windows dir. Or one of a million other ways to
>>> bypass the non-existant security.
>> Pretty cool but couldn't you bypass the "security" just by hitting Esc,
> I remember that working on WfW and '95, but perhaps they stopped it in later
Even on Windows 98 you could just click on cancel and be able to gain
access to the computer. It was really weak. I know there is a registry
hack though to prevent that from working. Did something to require a
valid logon for the system.
Thawte Web of Trust Notary
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