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Exporting users .pst from Admin account

Q: Exporting users .pst from Admin account

Hi all,

a works laptop has gone screwey (it mainly affects the user account) and i need to get the pop3 mail settings etc off that account.
It lets me log in as admin only, albeit very slow and haphazard. It hangs when trying to log in as the user.
Whilst logged in as admin is there any way i can access the users email and export to a .pst so i can then re-import it onto a working laptop? If i log in to the user in safe mode, then try opening outlook it comes up with an error, asking me to restart the program or reinstall.
Using Outlook 2003 on XP Pro SP2 laptop.
Thanks for any help offered

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A: Exporting users .pst from Admin account

Just browse to the relevant folder in the user's Documents and Settings..

If it denies access, take ownership of the folder and subfolders.

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A:How to unlock USB ports without admin password?

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A:Limiting broadband usage for some users in my machine.

Wouldn't be better if you just asked your ISP to funnel back or choke off the speed during the peak times so that you could set up the computer to download during the Off peak time instead of the On-peak times.
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A:Show all users on network

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A:Adaptec's 1205SA users, here's what I sent to Adaptec

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For the driver, I modified the INF files a bit.

To update your BIOS, you will need the latest driver. I still got no news from Adaptec(I post the mail 4 hours ago) letting me know that they'll post the new BIOS on their site, so flash it only if you're REALLY sure you want to because if they don't, you will ruin your warranty.

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and extract the content of driver-custom over it. Also, you will have to copy si3112.sys and name the copy si3112.mpd for win9x/me. I haven't had time to correct this bug from the older version INF file, which isn't in the new one.

BIOS is in the ZIP file. Flash it from the control panel SiliconImage ATA Controllers.
 

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A:HP Mini admin password unknown

You need to talk to HP, after changing the registered ownership, and may need a document about the fate of the previous owner. You may have to send it to a certified HP service center with a formal notice of change of ownership included.
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A:Experiencing high latency with multiple users on router

Is there any way that i can get the signal to boost as more of it is utilized?Click to expand...

the short answer is no.

for a start see http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic141987.html#4

Bandwidth control is difficult with our cheap routers -- the professionals have features
that are seldomly available to home users. Look to see if QoS is supported in your router; if present you *may*
be able to configure it.

You currently have
Code:

modem ---- router#1 ---wired system(A)
|
+ - - - - WiFi (B + C systems)

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Code:

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|
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Code:

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|
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A:Will upgrading the bios firmware on a Latitude D630 delete the bios admin password?

What?

Didn't you reply here, and say it worked (after the unusual 9th try ) http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic109612-109.html#post747024

Awfully strange!

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A:HP 6730B bios admin password problem

hi,
I asked for the same problem in this forum but my threat was deleted with the suggestion to read the Forum FAQs.
I read them but I didn't find why they did it. So I want repeat the question adding it to the yours one:

HP CompaQ nx9005
hash code [ 15656]
I need the system password

I wrote and I just wrote again at the hp forum about it whitout any help, and the hp chat doesn't start because of a bag (I'm not the only one having this problem).

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A:How To Watch What Other Users On My Network Doing?

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A:No display when switching users and other times

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Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Your answer may be found in this thread HERE Pages 10/11/12 maybe the interesting part for you.

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A:Dell Latitude110L admin password

Your brother may ask DELL for master password to unlock the computer.




maxpaynemafia said:



hello the dell of my brother is blocked with an administrator password, I will to know if it is possible to regulate this problem

the model is dell latitude 110L, the service tag is #204FM1J-595B

who could help me please ??

if someone can help me,contact me

thanks guys and good luckClick to expand...


 

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Your working too hard at the objective. There's a Shared Documents fold that is intended to be shared by everyone.

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I also have a desktop (wired to the router) which is also running fine.

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A:Cannot connect to wireless router as admin wirelessly

Are all the settings correct for the wireless laptop.
encryption method WEP, WPA, WPA2
passwords

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Does the laptop get IP by DHCP,

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reconnect but remove the password then re-do it then click on connect see if the wireless laptop can connect.
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This cpu is 7 yrs old.

So far no luck fixing this one or my Toshiba and have both been reduced to eeprom reset as only viable option.


TY,

XaNaToS
 

A:Cant find EEprom on Dell Inspiron 8100 (admin bios pw)

All Dell (and others) BIOS and Admin password removal to this thread only:

--> HP / Dell / etc. Laptop password help (April - June 2008)
 

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A:Dell laptop reset bios admin password

U will have to do, a chip reset.
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A:Attention Intel Cpu Users.

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No need to feel like an *****.

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A:Dell Inspiron 1300 admin password problem

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A:Windows cannot connect to domain (2003)...computer account not found

I would look at the network before you look at the OS, when it happens see if you can ping the server by name and IP, also look in the event viewer of the machine and see if there is anything showing up in there.

Regards
 

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A:Dell Latitude D400 ADMIN Password.

Reset Password

Hi

Your right in your assumption, it takes many attempts to short the chip correctly, but it can be done,

Email paragon33 at the address found on my site, he is an expert at these, you could also take a look at this site here.

Regards

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A:users on slave

What exactly do you mean by "added a slave"??
 

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The attachment is an excerpt from one ISP on the policy of personal servers from
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the excerpt is in the attachment typical-EULA.txt
 

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A:Can't connect to admin page on Belkin Router

So this is with the pc connected directly to the router via an ethernet cable?
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Thank you so much before,,,,,
 

A:Migrate Users from Win2k Server to Samba Server

sandy02 said:



Hi,

Right now I have a Win2k Server and all the user will authenticate to that server. But my company bought a brand new PC which has been installed with Samba Server. My bos wants the new server become the domain controller and unplug the old server (Win2k).Click to expand...

The Samba Sever is for file sharing. You did not state the OS on the new PC, but if it's truley a
Samba Sever, it's likely to be some distro of Linux.
You can google for Linix domain controller and find a flock of articles like this

doing some research on PDC Migration may save you a lot of time and effort.
 

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A:I need into my administrator user account but don't have the password.

Ask the administrator.
 

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A:Need to set dirty flag - No admin pwd and xp unbootable

Auditor Security cd from remote-exploit.org is what you need my friend very handy for cracking admin passwords. just boot to it and you are gold. don't know if you are familiar with this collection cd and if not they have the instruction pdf on the site for download as well. it will crack a 8 letter and asterick password in probably ten to twenty minutes..my admin pass is 15 unprintables and asterick characters and it cracked it with the incremental option on the sam file. took alot longer than it should for your current issue..just an idea mate
 

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Bearing in mind that the wireless signal on the laptop shows up at EXCELLENT the whole time, what could be the problem? This is a brand new Asus M5 laptop with integrated WiFi.

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A:Unstable internet when other network users are downloading

Maybe someone set the QoS on the router so that this laptop gets the lowest priority?

Of course the router has the latest firmware and your wireless adapter has the latest drivers? Right?

You should test whether you lose internet access or network connectivity. The difference is crucial. Next time you get disconnected, see if you can still access other loacal computers and/or the router.

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A:How do I restrict bandwidth usage of individual users on a DSL modem?

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A:SoundBlaster users - Please run this simple test to help me.

Summarized Request

So far a lot of readers, but no replies. If you don't want to read through all of the background information in the original post, just run the folowing test and report your results in a reply to this topic. I should only take you a few minutes. I would really appreciate your help.





vivona said:



2. It would be very helpful if you would run a simple test if you have an Audigy, or any other SoundBlaster for that matter, and report back here. All you have to do is feed some audio in your line-in connector and begin recording at 16-bit, 48K (make sure of that setting). Increase the audio level until it clips heavily. Stop recording and look at your recorded waveform to verify that it is clipped at 0VU (100% of the possible amplitude). Now, without changing the recording level, change your recording setting to 16-bit, 44.1k and record again. Stop recording and look at the waveform. Does it clip at the same level, 0VU, as the 48k recording, or does it clip at a lower level, about 5 to 10% lower than before?

I am using percentages because many recording software doesn't have a dB scale on the recorded waveform, but it is very easy to estimate by eye if a waveform is 5% or 10% lower.Click to expand...


 

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A:Share one computer to multi-users simultaneously...Pro & Con?

Purely from a backup point of view, 2 separate units would be better. If UPS breaks down, you could ship your stuff using the FedEx PC (AND service) and vice versa.
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TIA

Carl

- Please use proper thread titles
Didou
 

A:Changing users' MyDocuments folder with a script (Is this possible?)

I think this is what you're trying to do: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=221837
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A:Audigy2 ZS and GigaWorks S750 Users...

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I sense something.... I presence I've not felt since...

Yes.

Net send computername "This is my message"

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try:

net send /?

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net /?

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A:Monitor Users Bandwidth Usage

Have a look here, might give you some ideas:
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Usually (it would seem), Windows 2000 just plain old denies access to anyone who does not have user account ont he server. If I can get it to prompt for a user name /pass before this, then that will serve my purposes quite nicely.
 

A:Ask users for login/pass to access network shares in Windows 2000?

I believe the NET command in XP/2k permits passing a username/login.

Also, when mapping a network drive to a network share, you have the option of putting in a user/pass.
 

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A:Different resolutions, different users w/ XP

From http://windows2000.about.com/library/tips/bltip226.htm:
If you want to set up windows 2000 so that users can have their own screen resolution, try this. Download a program called "multires" from www.entechtaiwan.com, then create some login scripts that will run multires for different users. For example:

multires /800,600,32 /exit

Then when users log in their own resolution will be changed for them. The icon locations will even stay the same!

This tip was submitted by: Christopher EyClick to expand...


 

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Great Google! Keep it up this way I'm pretty sure a lot of users will simple switch engines.
 

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A:Can't logon to admin windows vista profile

Ouch. Sounds like a corrupted %USERPROFILE% and the fix requires the Admin-Id.

Have you tried running a System Restore? I will prompt for the admin password.
Issue is, not entirely sure the user's profiles are saved in the restore points.
 

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A:Poor video quality when exporting from Adobe Premiere

use the converters from allplayer
 

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I am using Vista too

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David Lambie
 

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I would
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And who knows, perhaps this sort of thing could catch on to the point where handsets are sold as barebones devices that allow users to select the OS of their choice during the setup processClick to expand...

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