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Old 06-15-2003, 11:10 AM
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Cant reinstall OS...


I just got a qube 2 off ebay, it has the os installed, but they didnt wipe the passwords...is there any way I can get around that? Remove the cmos battery perhaps?

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Old 06-15-2003, 12:17 PM
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you should be able to remove its hdd, insert in another box, mount it, and change/remove the password

you need the gui password for restoring it?

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Old 06-15-2003, 12:43 PM
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or, get a OS restore CD iso image from ftp.cobalt.sun.com and
just restore the OS to the way it was "new"

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Old 06-15-2003, 01:40 PM
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tried an Os reinstall, still fuffs up.

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Old 11-06-2003, 11:54 PM
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Very simple.

Did you notice a small hole nearby the LCD screen? Use a paper clip n poke it. This will remove the 'admin' password.

Then, login with username as 'admin' and no password. You should be able to access the server now.

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Old 11-07-2003, 04:18 PM
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Very simple.

Did you notice a small hole nearby the LCD screen? Use a paper clip n poke it. This will remove the 'admin' password.

Then, login with username as 'admin' and no password. You should be able to access the server now.
So... Thats what that button is for.

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