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Copying user details between Win XP systems

 
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MartyBartfast
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 21, 2006 11:49 am    Post subject: Copying user details between Win XP systems Reply with quote

Hi,

My setup:
Kids PC - Windows XP, they use it for homework etc.
My Laptop, dual boot Ubuntu & Windows XP - for use by the kids in emergencies.

My problem:
The kids only use the laptop very infrequently and they've always forgotten their password when they come to use it.

My Question:
Where on Windows XP is the password stored, and can I copy over (rsync) the file(s) from the desktop to the laptop Windows partition in order to keep the passwords in sync?


TIA for any help.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 21, 2006 1:20 pm    Post subject: RE: Copying user details between Win XP systems Reply with quote

Windows/system32/config/SAM I think is the password file Wink
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