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#1 parrow


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Posted 16 August 2013 - 01:45 PM

I got scammed now they put a password on and I cant get passed it any ideas how to remove it?


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#2 boopme


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Posted 16 August 2013 - 02:26 PM

Was this like a we want money to release your computer?
Did they have some type of name for example FBI,E-Crime lab etc...
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Posted 16 August 2013 - 05:41 PM

If it's a syskey password, you're screwed. You have to reinstall Windows.

It will look like the image below and it appears before the you log into Windows.





I did find the following when looking for where I had uploaded my damn syskey image.

Syskey Decoder Cain & Abel User Manual

You'll need to plug the drive into another computer so you can load the SAM hive.

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