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Windows2000 Plain Password Registry Hack


;Contributor: Herb Lewis ( ;Updated: 16 July 1999 ;Status: Current ; ;Subject: Registry file to enable plain text passwords in Windows 2000

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\LanmanWorkStation\\Parameters] "EnablePlainTextPassword"=dword:00000001

Hmmm… doesn't seem to be a way to display a single (backslash) character.

Also interesting: >>

If you're using XP Home, the Linux username and the Windows username must be the same and have the same, exact password.

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