[mythtv-users] MythTV and the ION
nick.rout at gmail.com
Thu Oct 1 19:55:33 UTC 2009
On Fri, Oct 2, 2009 at 8:01 AM, Brent Norris <brent at brentnorris.net> wrote:
> Phil Linttell wrote:
>> This is getting a little off-topic, but I'll end the thread just by saying
>> that it was a little more tricky in my case, as it was a work laptop and I
>> didn't have the admin password. With the USB stick inserted, the grub menu
>> would appear and I could boot and login as a user under Windows. I then had
>> to do a registry hack to not require the admin password when booting from
>> the XP install CD. Then, I was able to boot the laptop from the install
>> disk and do a fixmbr or whatever the command was.
> Just as a note. If you get into this situation again. A Windows 2000 CD
> will allow you to do the same and it doesn't ask for an Admin password. I
> have done it a couple times to machines and never had an issue.
Also this disk will allow you to reset your windows admin password.
Have used it succesfully a number of times
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