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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,
>> too?
>> cgf
>   I remember that working on WfW and '95, but perhaps they stopped it in later
> versions.
>     cheers,
>       DaveK

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.

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Robert Pendell

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