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password recovery cisco 7200

I am trying to recover the password for Cisco7200 series router followed all the steps ctrl break reached to copy startup config to running config. host name shows up takes me to the prompt for user mode as i try to go into global config mode authorization failed message I am getting. Decrypting the enable secret 5 is hard. Help would be appreciated.

thanks

praveen

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@psharma47 wrote:

host name shows up takes me to the prompt for user mode as i try to go into global config mode authorization


Before the system prompts you for the username/password, please post the complete output to the command "sh version". 

I've suspect the config registry is still at 0x2102 (instead of 0x2142) because of the hostname.

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Cisco IOS Software, 7200 Software (C7200-ADVENTERPRISEK9-M), Version 12.4(15)T3, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
Technical Support: http://www.cisco.com/techsupport
Copyright (c) 1986-2008 by Cisco Systems, Inc.
Compiled Fri 25-Jan-08 03:56 by prod_rel_team

ROM: System Bootstrap, Version 12.3(4r)T3, RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc1)
BOOTLDR: 7200 Software (C7200-KBOOT-M), Version 12.3(15), RELEASE SOFTWARE (fc3)

Router uptime is 1 hour, 31 minutes
System returned to ROM by power-on
System image file is "disk2:c7200-adventerprisek9-mz.124-15.T3.bin"


This product contains cryptographic features and is subject to United
States and local country laws governing import, export, transfer and
use. Delivery of Cisco cryptographic products does not imply
third-party authority to import, export, distribute or use encryption.
Importers, exporters, distributors and users are responsible for
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agree to comply with applicable laws and regulations. If you are unable
to comply with U.S. and local laws, return this product immediately.

A summary of U.S. laws governing Cisco cryptographic products may be found at:
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If you require further assistance please contact us by sending email to
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Cisco 7204VXR (NPE-G1) processor (revision C) with 491520K/32768K bytes of memory.
Processor board ID 16070798
SB-1 CPU at 700MHz, Implementation 1025, Rev 0.2, 512KB L2 Cache
4 slot VXR midplane, Version 2.9

Last reset from power-on

PCI bus mb1 (Slots 1, 3 and 5) has a capacity of 600 bandwidth points.
Current configuration on bus mb1 has a total of 100 bandwidth points.
This configuration is within the PCI bus capacity and is supported.

PCI bus mb2 (Slots 2, 4 and 6) has a capacity of 600 bandwidth points.
Current configuration on bus mb2 has a total of 0 bandwidth points.
This configuration is within the PCI bus capacity and is supported.

Please refer to the following document "Cisco 7200 Series Port Adaptor
Hardware Configuration Guidelines" on Cisco.com <http://www.cisco.com>
for c7200 bandwidth points oversubscription and usage guidelines.


3 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces
1 Serial interface
509K bytes of NVRAM.

62720K bytes of ATA PCMCIA card at slot 2 (Sector size 512 bytes).
16384K bytes of Flash internal SIMM (Sector size 256K).
Configuration register is 0x2142

 

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Ok, so when going to enable mode are you still asked to enter a password?
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yes