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Windows 7: SAM syskey, cannot copy backup to usb

04 Oct 2016   #1
Yomny

7 64 bit Home Prem
 
 
SAM syskey, cannot copy backup to usb

Hello guys and gals......

Long story short as I'm sure no one wants to hear the dorky details. The USB with the stored syskey(start up key) file was misplaced. I however did make a backup of the file. Not entirely sure how right i did things. I just opened the USB drive and copied the file Startkey.key onto a safe location.

I now tried to copy this file to a new USB, labeling the USB A: as the usual instructions suggest but i still get the error "cannot find or read startkey...."

How can i get the copy of the Startkey.key file onto a new USB to be able to log back in? What am i doing wrong, cant i just simple copy the key file onto a new USB?

Really appreciate your help.


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04 Oct 2016   #2
Yomny

7 64 bit Home Prem
 
 

My people, i know a lot of us are still waking up but i really need your help with this. I really dont want to just inform my buddy he needs to wipe his pc lol.
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