Bought 2nd hand EX490 but it has password RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi all,

    I have just bought a 2nd hand EX490 HP Mediashare server and it still has the previous owners password on the server. I don't know what it is and I can't complete the installation for Windows Home Media console. What is needed to complete the install I can't get the password from the seller?


    Thanks in advance for any help.

    Tuesday, June 28, 2011 3:02 PM

All replies

  • If you don't have, and can't get, the password form the original owner, you'll need to do a server recovery. Did you receive the original server restoration and connector installation media with the server? 
    I'm not on the WHS team, I just post a lot. :)
    Tuesday, June 28, 2011 11:23 PM
  • There are free linux based tools that will recover passwords as well as CD keys. If you do a google search or check sites like lifehacker.com you will find them. That should do the trick for you. You should also do a server reintsall anyways but make sure you have the CDkeys before you start.




    Wednesday, June 29, 2011 10:40 AM