question of window 7 on a domain system

Discussion in 'Windows Server' started by mr2sw21, Oct 14, 2010.

  1. mr2sw21

    mr2sw21 MDL Novice

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    If I am not an administrator for window 7 on a domain system. And installing any program required admin password.
    is there any way I can by pass the administrator process to install programs on the PC?
     
  2. applegate

    applegate MDL Member

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    No, only if you can start it directly from a USB (or not installing program)
     
  3. OmniBlade

    OmniBlade MDL Novice

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    If the bios is unprotected or you can otherwise make it boot from a CD or USB drive rather than the hard disk, you could run the "offline nt password and registry editor" and use that to reset the admin password or any other local accounts to a known password. It can probably activate the built in admin account if it is deactivated too. Of course doing this might land you in some trouble with your IT department if they find out, so ask yourself how much you really need that program you want to install and how well you think you can plausibly deny you had anything to do with it. Use at your own risk.
     
  4. mr2sw21

    mr2sw21 MDL Novice

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    thanks for the advise.
     
  5. mr_rabbit

    mr_rabbit MDL Novice

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    it may work, only if the admins didn't disable the local administrator account through Group Policy, and all the local access :D
    i do that :p
     
  6. b166er

    b166er MDL Junior Member

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    How about Konboot?
     
  7. HSChronic

    HSChronic MDL Expert

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    Then use @ctive password recovery, and a combination of WinPE to reset the security policy and then mount the registry and disable/delete the local policies so they regenerate next login. :)
     
  8. metalmx

    metalmx MDL Novice

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    hi,

    yes you can! if you can add your domain user account on the local administrators account. that's the only possible way ..