I should have specifically  said it’s Windows Nt.  Issue is that it’s an Alpha 
so can’t use the usual  software to change or remove the password unless 
there’s an Alpha version. Best suggestion so far is to use a version of Unix 
that runs on Alpha and rename the SAM file.

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> On May 18, 2022, at 10:45, Craig Ruff via cctech <cctech@classiccmp.org> 
> wrote:
>> On May 18, 2022, at 11:00, cctech-requ...@classiccmp.org wrote:
>> Got my Alphastation to boot but i can?t logon because i don?t the 
>> administrator password? Any ideas on how to get past that?
> It depends on the OS installed. For Unix-style OS you need to figure out the 
> single user boot mode, which may mean passing "-s" or "single" in the boot 
> arguments from the ROM. For VMS, if I recall correctly, you set the boot R5 
> register to 1. Then obviously the reset of the administrator user password is 
> also OS dependent.

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