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    (Original post by Steph90)
    Wow, that sounds quick.

    I might read about this tomorrow. So you are saying the actual program takes 10mins to figure out the passwords from the hashs in the .SAM file?
    Yep. A pretty impressive and useful liveCD to have around if you fix computers a lot, eh?
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    (Original post by DayneD89)
    Yep. A pretty impressive and useful liveCD to have around if you fix computers a lot, eh?
    Definately.

    I don't find myself fixing many these days. But I used to a fair bit before. I'm definately bookmarking the site.
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    Ubuntu is a great operating system.
    I love Linux, I've used Suse, Red hat, mandriva and others but Ubuntu is excellent.
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    Lol you have to compile gentu from source its takes days literally !
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      Turns out that none of these were able to find my password. I ended up remembering it :curious:

      Still, thanks for all the help. A little warning about ubuntu (and likely linux in general): Vaio Z is just about the worst hardware, that I know of anyway, for using it. The entire series requires complicated steps to make stuff like NVIDIA work, and it turns out my model is extra-special, as I haven't even managed to get it working after all this time
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      (Original post by Saichu)
      Turns out that none of these were able to find my password. I ended up remembering it :curious:

      Still, thanks for all the help. A little warning about ubuntu (and likely linux in general): Vaio Z is just about the worst hardware, that I know of anyway, for using it. The entire series requires complicated steps to make stuff like NVIDIA work, and it turns out my model is extra-special, as I haven't even managed to get it working after all this time
      Do you know why any of the bootable/live-cds did not work? (Just curious)

      Also, what specific hardware are you having problems with.

      I'm using a Sony Vaio, everything seems to work fine with most *nix distros that I have tried with it. I remember tried Ubuntu a while back and everything seemed to work fine, even the audio if I remember correctly. I think there was a problem with the Wi-fi card, but I just had to download the latest drivers from Intel and it was all kushty.
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      (Original post by Saichu)
      Turns out that none of these were able to find my password. I ended up remembering it :curious:

      Still, thanks for all the help. A little warning about ubuntu (and likely linux in general): Vaio Z is just about the worst hardware, that I know of anyway, for using it. The entire series requires complicated steps to make stuff like NVIDIA work, and it turns out my model is extra-special, as I haven't even managed to get it working after all this time
      Using gaming linux for a nvidea one
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      (Original post by Saichu)
      Turns out that none of these were able to find my password. I ended up remembering it :curious:

      Still, thanks for all the help. A little warning about ubuntu (and likely linux in general): Vaio Z is just about the worst hardware, that I know of anyway, for using it. The entire series requires complicated steps to make stuff like NVIDIA work, and it turns out my model is extra-special, as I haven't even managed to get it working after all this time
      If you're looking to crack windows logon passwords in the future, ophcrack will do it well if you use rainbow tables. These are rather large to download but worth it if you need to.

      Also, there are two types of Windows password, LM hash and NTLM hash. An LM hash version of the password is stored in all versions up till Vista by default (IIRC) for backwards compatibility. The LM hash version is much weaker cryptographically and hence easy to crack.
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        (Original post by Steph90)
        Also, what specific hardware are you having problems with.
        I have to use a script to get the Stamina/Speed slide working (this isn't the major problem, though I feel it's buggy).

        The biggest problem is by far the NVIDIA drivers. I cannot, despite having tried everything on the internets (including the stuff that worked for other Vaio Z users) get the proprietary drivers working. It's an utter mystery to me. I'm told that other Vaio series are more compatible with nix.
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          (Original post by blueray)
          Using gaming linux for a nvidea one
          Sorry, is that a distri?
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          (Original post by Saichu)
          Sorry, is that a distri?
          http://live.linux-gamers.net/

          lol yeah I found it now its a distro based on nvedia and for gaming and also ure other daily tasks
          although I would recommend kubuntu as it looks wow
         
         
         
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