[maemo-users] Help with locked phone

From: Dan Rossi electroteque at gmail.com
Date: Wed Aug 24 18:38:12 EEST 2011
ok thanks ;) 

On 25/08/2011, at 1:33 AM, Paul Hartman wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 9:57 AM, Paul Hartman
> <paul.hartman+maemo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 12:27 AM, Dan Rossi <electroteque at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 23/08/2011, at 1:44 AM, Paul Hartman wrote:
>>> I've done the same thing, and I agree about the placement. Luckily I
>>> never changed my code away from the default.
>>> Just for encouragement: flashing should let you into the phone again.
>>> It doesn't reset the code, but once you're back into your device, you
>>> can try to recover the lock code using this program:
>>> http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=37808
>>> This tool sounds dangerous is there proper documentation for this ?
>>> After the reflash ,trying to change the lock code wont accept the default
>>> 12345, it was never changed and I cannot understand why it wont accept the
>>> default code ?
>> If you try the method from post #5 in that thread, it should let you
>> crack the password without using the pw resetting program. The more
>> user-friendly instructions are here:
>> http://talk.maemo.org/showpost.php?p=524522&postcount=22
> I've never set a lock code, and never used it, so I thought I'd try
> this... The default lock code 12345 actually appeared in plain text.
> Once I reset it (to 12345 again) then it showed up hashed. I installed
> John The Ripper from extras-devel, followed the directions from that
> TMO post, and it was able to crack the lock code in 3 seconds. So
> hopefully you can do the same.
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