Alphastation 200 login (Wayne S)

Bill Degnan billdegnan at
Wed May 18 15:50:02 CDT 2022

I have the nt install cd for alpha someplace I am sure it's available as an
iso online too.  You can set.the pw when you build, of that's the route
you're taking.

On Wed, May 18, 2022, 4:34 PM Glen Slick via cctalk <cctalk at>

> On Wed, May 18, 2022 at 11:25 AM Wayne S via cctech
> <cctech at> wrote:
> >
> > I should have specifically  said it’s Windows Nt.  Issue is that it’s an
> Alpha so can’t use the usual  software to change or remove the password
> unless there’s an Alpha version. Best suggestion so far is to use a version
> of Unix that runs on Alpha and rename the SAM file.
> Or maybe try attaching the boot drive to an x86 system and try using
> the usual Windows NT password reset tools? (e.g. chntpw Live CD) I
> have no idea if all of the file systems and data file formats are
> identical enough between x86 and Alpha versions of Windows NT.
> Would probably be a good idea to make a backup image of the boot drive
> before using any tools to modify its contents.

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