Windows 95 Original Passwords

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Thu Jun 15 19:07:53 GMT 2000

Chris Tooley wrote:
> I know that there has been a lot of discussion about 95 
> original not using encrypted passwords, but I was wondering 
> if anyone knew of a hack that would allow them to 
> send encrypted passwords.

Win95 retail release will send encrypted passwords.  The 
change was that later versions would not send a plain 
text password if the server did not support encryption.
All windows clients that I know of support the 
challenge/response authentication.

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