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Reset Cisco Catalyst 2950 Switch

Original Article: https://supportforums.cisco.com/t5/lan-switching-and-routing/2950-24-username-password-recovery/td-p/1774008

Step-by-Step Procedure
Follow the password recovery procedure below.

Attach a terminal or PC with terminal emulation (for example, Hyper Terminal) to the console port of the switch.

Use the following terminal settings:

Bits per second (baud): 9600


Data bits: 8


Parity: None

Allied Telesis AT-9000 series Reset Password

1. Connect to the router using a RS-232 cable
2. Connect to the router via HyperTerminal
3. Settings for HyperTerminal = 9600 - 8 - None - 1 Flow Control = None
4. Power cycle the router and right away press the s key continuously until
you see the login prompt >
(Starts up with current release but no configuration)
5. You will now have to Delete the previous manager password configuration
line described below using the internal text editor.
The editor is invoked with the command:

Reseting a Cisco Catalyst Express 500 using a Windows 7 PC/Laptop

 

Manual Set the IP address of your P to 10.0.0.2 initially with a gateway to 10.0.0.1

 

 

After the reset set your PC to 169.254.0.2 and a Gatewayof 169.254.0.1

ESXi - Reset Password for root

Adtran Total Access 924 AOS Password Reset

Reset Netbotz/WallBotz Version 2 Default Password

How to wipe data or reset a rooted Android tablet - Sungale Android Tablet

Install the Android SDK can be located at http://developer.android.com

adb shell

wipe data

adb reboot

 

Resetting a lost mysql root password

root@steve:~# /etc/init.d/mysql stop

Now you should start up the database in the background, via the mysqld_safe command:

root@steve:~# /usr/bin/mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables &
[1] 6702
Starting mysqld daemon with databases from /var/lib/mysql
mysqld_safe[6763]: started

Here you can see the new job (number "1") has started and the server is running with the process ID (PID) of 6702.

Now that the server is running with the --skip-grant-tables flag you can connect to it without a password and complete the job:

Recover/Reset Windows 2003 Server Active Directory Administrator Password

This article assumes that you forgot the AD admin password, someone changed it on you, or you are recovering from an attack.

This is not meant as a how to hack your company’s Active Directory – nope, not in any way, shape, or form. In case you decide to use this tutorial for nefarious purposes, we can not be held liable for your stupidity. With that said let’s move on.

If you are trying to recover a local admin password from Windows XP, Vista, 2000, or NT, please refer to last week’s article on how to reset you local admin password.

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