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hi, dear friends, i bought my n900 last oct last year, and i forgot my lock code, i send to the outlet where l bought it last wednesday and today ...
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    forgot my lock code


    hi, dear friends,
    i bought my n900 last oct last year, and i forgot my lock code, i send to the outlet where l bought it last wednesday and today i take it back from the outlet, my n900 had re-flash??? but still the lock code cannot be changed

    i just install rootsh from download,,,

    /home/user # echo root: ‎:$(grep -A 13 lock_code /dev/mtd1|tail -1):‎

    and below come out, kindly help me to decode it with john ripper, tq

    root:zS196ZoRynWrA:

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    Outside of a brute-force crack, it is not possible to derive the clear text of the password from the encrypted value. There should be a "reset to factory settings" option, which will allow you to reset the unlock code. Unfortunately, that would end up losing all data and other settings on the device as well. In any case, unless there are tools out there to reset the unlock code without losing everything else, that is all you will be able to do, in all practicality.
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
    Just remember, Semper Gumbi - always be flexible!

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