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  • EBCD doesn't work (resource collision)

    Hi all,

    i am a stupid user who finally managed to forget the admin pw for windows XP.
    i still have an other account, i have access, but the admin is "lost"

    so i tried to reset the password, using the emergency boot cd.

    After choosing option 5 in the first menu the script starts:

    loading /boot/nrkernel.sys...........
    loading /boot/nrinitrd.gz........................

    BUT then there is an error:

    PCI: cannot allocate resource region 3 of device 00.00.0
    PCI: Device 00:1401 not availiable because of resource collisions

    After a short break, the script continues:

    #ln linuxrc...
    #ln /etc/rc

    starting shells on ....(and so on and so on)....
    general setup complete

    BUT then, it doesn't display me any volumes or partitions but some (i guess) nonsense like:

    Probale NT partitions:


    (and so on)

    I then can not choose any partition and the suggestion is just an empty bracket []
    No matter what i try to input the result is alway the same and ends with:

    Mount failed! Unable to continue... try again!

    Anyone got any idea or suggestion, how to solve the problem?
    I was searching but couldn't find anything similar anywhere.
    So i am deeply desperate about my stupidity and the inability to reset the pw.
    i would be really greatfull for any help.

    (and be aware, i am a noob, so explain it idiot proof )

    Thx in advance