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Reset sa password in MS SQL

If you have forgotten sa password and don’t have sysadmin rights, you can do the following:

  1. Download pstools (psexec) from http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897553.aspx
  2. Start cmd with administrator  (run as administrator) and run this command: …
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Quick Post: PSEXEC & WOL

Ever need to wake up a computer on a subnet that the “magic” packet can’t reach? Use PSEXEC to remote to a powered on computer on that subnet then run WOL. 21 more words


Running interactive powershell session as Local System account

In order to troubleshoot a process running as the Local System account, I was required to run a powershell session under the security context of this account. 34 more words