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Q: Admin Tools on a USB Key

Hello All,

I am looking for some good Admin tools that will run from my USB key. I have already found ,loaded and tested a Registry Editor. Does anyone have any thoughts on this? Thanks for your time.

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A: Admin Tools on a USB Key

Here are a few that run on a usb U3 drive: http://tinyurl.com/3c4ee6

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(besides data recovery tools, I guess those have no match in Windows).

Thank you
 

A:Do you need more than Windows default tools to check/repair a hard drive?

IMO, always use the tool provided by the vender. At the time you need this tool, you don't need a 3rd party screw-up to 'help you' really mess it up.
 

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I sure that this configuration has something to do with response.

I would appreciate any suggestions on how to restore my raid drive back to 2 harddrives under NTFS without loosing my data. I would prefer a software tool or a step by step solution since I am not comfortable with manually making changes to computer settings.
Thank you for your advice in advance to this frustrating problem
Regards
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A:How to unlock USB ports without admin password?

Sorry, we will not assist in circumventing such security features, especially when the machine belongs to someone else.
 

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Anyhow, I think I relocated it manually & Alerts was blinking. I clicked on it & saw this.



I think the Freedom Scientific Mirror thing is the program the original owner asked me for & I asked in here. I can't fing the thread thou.
The "Unknown Device" is just that, unknown.
Any suggestions? Or just leave it alone?
 

A:Hardware diagnostics tools

You might what to uninstall the Freedom Scientific Mirror display Driver, If it applies to nothing you are using, This may or may not take care of the unknown device problem at the same time. As far as the HP hardware diagnostic program. This is just a software tool Hp installs in there software to alert you of problems. Have it in my computer to. Have never really used it though.
 

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A:HP Tools drive E Windows 7 full

This HP Tools partition is not meant to be accessed outside of the HP Utilities. You can delete the E partition to gain hard drive space, but like I said the E drive is only accessed when you enable the appropriate HP Utility. You should also see a Recovery partition
 

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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.
As for TechSpot, there is a policy to not provide assistance with passwords.
What you want to do is usually very difficult in the best of circumstances.
 

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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!

A bios update can't remove passwords. As You Must Know

Oh and thanks for the extended long Title. I'm thinking this Topic of yours would be best removed? What do you think?
 

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Hi all,

Does anyone know of any hardware diagnotic tools kit that can be used to diagnose laptop hardware problems.

Any help and advise will be greatly appriciated.


Patrick
 

A:Diagnostic Tools

Any Diag software might cost $$

Hi Patrick.....I have often wished for the same, a nice Analyze tool
that pops up and says....YYYYY is a problem.
The Free tools out there don't fix the problem unless you willing to
put your Visa card on the line.
As the old saying goes "nothing good in life is free". Having said that
I put down $100.00 for 1 years of support with I-YOGI
this is an outfit in India of course that
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I have an serious problem, ive buy an hp 6730B on ebay but when i want to upgrade the bios, my computer wants an administrator password for the flash.
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this computer is an compaq 6730B
S/n : CNU8466GNS
P/n : GB987ET#ABF
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Thank you
 

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).

I read all messages of the reference topic about the same problem (as suggested) but I didn't find my needs.
I think I will have to ask about it a lot of time. Hope to find someone who can help me.
thanks
 

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Everest- Multifunction hardware analysis. Great memory benchmark.
Sis Soft Sandra- Multifunction hardware analysis
Core Temp- CPU temperature (measures top of die, unlike other monitors)
CPU Z- reports cpu and ram speeds.
GPU Z- for graphics card speed reporting.
Memset- For advanced ram timing and subtiming tweaking.

Open for suggestions.
 

A:Tools for the Overclocker

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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/tools-for-the-overclocker.129202/
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A:Need the tools/knowledge to get the BIOS Password for Dell Latitude C600 notebook

you can try finding the manual online and see what it says about resetting the laptop cmos.
 

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A:What are good tools for cable management?

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A:Admin Password

If you are the registered owner of the laptop you are probably better off contacting Dell support.
 

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A:New 4870 X2s run hot - RivaTuner Needs Admin Clearance to run?

100C would melt/damage the CPU quickly. Get a better 3rd party cooler
 

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A:Admin Password chip location on Dell Latitude C840

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

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

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
 

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A:PC8394T Programming Tools

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A:ATI Tray Tools 1.5.8.1271

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I use PCMark alot, but I want to learn more from others.

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A:Best tools for figuring out what component is limiting you?

dark green said:



It's the modders eternal question...

Should I spend the afternoon overclocking the CPU, or do I need more RAM, or is my hard drive the real limiter?

For gaming the formula is usually pretty straightforward: make sure you have enough RAM (usually not a factor), then it's all about the graphics card first and CPU second.

I use PCMark alot, but I want to learn more from others.

So: how would you determine what the best place to start upgrading performance is?

For a twist let's assume that it isn't all about the graphics (so optimize around Office or "typical" use). Or just talk about your favorite Benmarking programs. (Incidentally I DON'T recommend PCMark despite using it. I'm kind of unhappy with it and it isn't free so I don't want others buying it because I mentioned it).Click to expand...

You HDD is usually something thats NOT the limiter in performance. The MAIN limiters are the graphics card, CPU, RAM and the motherboard your using.

Finding out what is the limiter can be as simple as knowing what your components are capable of, and it can be as hard as having to tweak every little setting until you figure out which component is limiting you.

What is this for exactly. Your own PC. if yes, than please list your PC specs so I can determine what is or could be the limiting component of your PC.
 

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if someone can help me,contact me

thanks guys and good luck
 

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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A:HDD dying, any tools to diagnose?

One of the "Read:" messages at the top of this forum is Drive Diagnostics Utilities Compendium
 

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

The problem is that I cannot log into the router wirelessly as Admin on 192.168.0.1
I can login to the router as Admin from the wired PC, but not the laptop !!
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(note: I have changed my laptop recently from HP to Dell, I was able to access the router wirelessly as Admin to perform maintenance with the HP model)


Any ideas ?
 

A:Cannot connect to wireless router as admin wirelessly

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

Does the router even see this new laptop?
Do you still have the older laptop?
Check to see if the DELL firewall is disabled under Windows, make sure it off.
Try opening up a session: ping 192.168.0.1
Does the laptop get IP by DHCP,

ipconfig /release wait.... ipconfig /renew wait... try it again does work then
try static IP then do ipconfig /flushdns and ipconfig /registerdns

If all still doesn't work try..
re-joining the wireless router
disconnect using the wireless in range method on the laptop
reconnect but remove the password then re-do it then click on connect see if the wireless laptop can connect.
If it does reboot the laptop and login with your login ID password
Now open the browser and see if you can get into your router
Make sure you do not have any spyware or popup blocker active..
 

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Computer- Dell Inspiron 8100
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This cpu is 7 yrs old.

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TY,

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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:HP NC8230 laptop Bios Admin Password

read the faqs AND post in the laptop forum. Your answer is already there.
 

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A:Dell laptop reset bios admin password

U will have to do, a chip reset.
Coz i also keep trying those ideas with the latitude application but it failed, but when i did the chip reset, thing worked out exactly how i wanted them.
All the best

Cheers
Robin
 

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A:How to reset the BIOS admin password

This subject was briefly mentioned HERE
 

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A:HDD Doesn't boots/Seagate Tools can't fix bad sectors.

Looks like the hdd is faulty and in need of being replaced to me.
 

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Pls, help needed for Admin.password (grey screen)on dell inspiron 640m. I mistakenly posted for latitude 640m earlier. I'm sorry! I actually meant that of dell inspiron 640m. I need help on how to locate the bios chip 24c...... or how to over come the grey screen with Admin. password protection.
 

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A:ADMIN PASSWORD on Dell XPS M1210

read: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic86309.html
 

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A:Lost Admin Password in IRAQ help Dell6400 Inspiron

I'm assuming this is a windows password we're talking about here, and that you're running XP. If it is asking you for a BIOS password (black screen, white text), then you're probably screwed, unless there is a BIOS reset jumper within easy reach. If not, have fun opening the entire laptop to find it.

If it gets to windows and wants a password, try this:

grab either active password changer (http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Back-Up-and-Recovery/Active-Password-Changer.shtml)

or

Offline NT Password & Registry Editor (http://home.eunet.no/pnordahl/ntpasswd/)

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My service tag#6PPCPC1-595B
Express service code#14614931521
 

A:Dell D620 Admin/sys Password Help

Boot into Safe Mode by pressing F8 before the Windows screen appears. Go into Control Panel, User Accounts, Administrator, and remove the passwords from there
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dell-d620-admin-sys-password-help.80925/
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Service Tag: 2ZJTN91
Express Code: 6503176693

Can you help?
Thank you.
Ruben
 

A:Dell Inspiron 1300 admin password problem

http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic68412.html
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dell-inspiron-1300-admin-password-problem.74199/
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Take a look at this thread HERE.

Regards Howard
 

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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

(PS this thread may get moved to one of the open threads)
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/dell-latitude-d400-admin-password.59201/
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So this is with the pc connected directly to the router via an ethernet cable?
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A:Overclocking Tools?

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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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A:POLL: Do magnetic tools really hurt anything?

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A:Daemon tools.

Techspot does not condone pirating, and as such don't be at all suprised if your post is locked without an answer.

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A:admin tools/ event viewer???

Fortunately, not all errors in the Event Viewer (EV) are real problems. Actually, many are not problems at all. You can adjust the size of the records that are being held in the EV by right-clicking either Application, Security or System and selecting Properties. You can set the size of each file to keep or clear.
 

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A:Where can I get more PC repair tools? :)

I really hate to be the one to say this but here goes:
When I am in search of PC Repair tools, I can usually find them at my local computer store. Places like Best Buy, PC World and Circuit City are bound to have something that'll tickle your fancy. Remember - The best deals are not always found online .

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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.
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A:Motorola phone tools says my phone is not supported

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A:How do I copy existing admin user account to normal user account

I would
> Create the new profile with admin privileges
> Transfer stuff things to the new profile (see here)
> Then remove admin privilege from the new account
 

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It installs a drive virtualization tool called SPTD, there may be an issue with it that is causing the hang. I would install it from here (straight from Daemon Tools): http://www.disc-tools.com/download/daemon. The latest version is 4.47, so maybe the new version fixes any issues.
 

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A:Lost Admin Privileges

The prompt for Admin during installs is actually a good thing (that is the UAC and you REALLY want it to prompt) BUT you can almost always use any log in the Administrators Group

use CP->User Accounts
add user
set type = Admin
*must* add password to it

save and close

runas /user:$whatever$you$just$created cmd
give that password

it will then create the %profile% for that new user

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In this path "Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Administrative Tools" and in the Administrative Tools folder, there are some items, such as, Services. How can I be familiar with them? When should I use them? I want to completely understand them and their works. How to obtain the goal please?

Thanks in advance.
 

A:Administrative tools

Hmm; IMO, the best way to learn is to focus on a TASK, not a menu choice on some window. Approaching learning using the latter method is typical of some school or certificate program and the students most frequently leave will little understanding of WHAT to use for a specific task - - and thus fail in their comprehension.

I will enumerate (list) the primary entries in the Administrative Tools;

Component Services
Computer Management
Data Sources
Event Viewer
iSCSI Initiator
Local Security Poliy
Performance Monitor
Print Manager
Services
Task Scheduler
Windows Firewall
Windos Memory Diags
Windows PowerShell Modules
Your homework is to FIRST learn what each of those are and what they control - -
Use a google query something like "What is the windows services?"
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A:Accidentally deleted admin account by changing user name

Start Windows system restore before you boot. Tap F8 key as it's turning on, you'll get the option (Windows 7).
 

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A:Software won't run unless under admin account

make the other accounts admin. or install software for all the users.

if you only have limited account restart computer and keep pressing F8 button and when options show up choose Safe Mode and choose Administrators Account.

Hope it helps
 

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Sometimes I have to work on PC's which only have Windows and Office.
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http://johnhaller.com/jh/
And;~
http://portableapps.com/download
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http://www.codyssey.com/

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No one has any idea of any possible program?
 

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A:Portable admin tools?

Here have used a program that runs various portable apps from a flash stick.
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Hi,
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Did you attempt to boot into Safe Mode?

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use a better method of picking passwords - -
see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Password_strength
https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32040?hl=en

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A:registry repair tools?

Hi,

That`s just spam/spyware trying to get you to buy a program

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To start with, either remove the hard drive and slave it to another computer to copy the data off of it
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I won't be much help here.  I'd suggest contacting HP or Winmagic for assistance.
Here's Winmagic's contact us page:  http://www.winmagic.com/corporate/contact-us
 
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A:Admin zip 0607

I have no clue at how this relates to what I've been helping with in a separate topic (or if it even relates to what I was doing).
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