pwdump on german NT

Chris chrisv at
Mon Apr 3 17:00:40 GMT 2000

> Michael Sievers wrote:
> > I had trouble getting the pwdump program to work correctly on a german
> > version of NT4SP3.
> > 
> > I believe the problem is based on the fact that the german group
> > 'Administrators' is called 'Administratoren', and Administrators is
> > hard-coded into the utility. Would it be possible to make that 
> an optional
> > parameter?
> > 
> > Unfortunately, I have no access to a C-Compiler on an NT-station, so I
> > cannot try it myself to ensure that this really was the problem.
> > 
> Sorry about that. I added the stupid "Administrators"
> check in an unsuccessful attempt to convince the press
> that pwdump was not a hacking tool :-).
> You'll need to get someone with a C compiler to re-compile
> without this (pointless) check.
I got it working, would you like one with no check
for 'Administrators' or a parameter?


If you were supposed to understand it,
we wouldn't call it code. 
[chrisv at]

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