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Windows

How to Reset Win XP Admin Password

There are two ways to reset forgotten Administrator password. Method one – Reset During Repair Reinstall: Use Win XP installation disk Run Recovery (not Recovery Console) Press Shift+F10 during GIU portion of repair / install Run LUSRMGR.MSC to reset any user password to whatever you want During my tests, this […]

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SQL Server

Update Field Based on a Field in Another Table

This article contains 3 examples: – T-SQL; – MS Access; – AS/400.   This example shows a standard T-SQL syntax tested on MS SQL 2005 server: update P set P.CertMemberLevelID = Z.CertLevelTo from   UPM_MemberPermissionMask P INNER JOIN zzzCertRegistryUpdate Z ON P.MemberID = Z. Cert2ID Here we are updating one […]

Office and Browsers

Read Registry value into a batch variable

Before I forget, let me share with you a fantastic way to read values from Registry into a batch file variable. Say you need to determine, what is the date format of this machine.  Normally you would read a value from HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\International like this: REG QUERY “HKCU\Control Panel\International” /v […]

Office and Browsers

IE10 is not saving passwords and user names

I hope this post will help a lot of frustrated users out there. PROBLEM: IE10 was working fine, but at one point it stopped saving user names and passwords for web sites. This most securely-configured browser, so switching was not an option.   Here is my solution.  Please see, if it […]