Access NTFS from DOS, Win95 or Win98 using NTFSDOS driver

Mark Russinovich and Bryce Cosgwell at
have release several useful freeware or inexpensive utility useful to users of
NT and NT administrators. In particular, they have a free read-only driver,
NTFSDOS, that is able to mount NTFS drives for transparent access. It makes NTFS
drives appear indistinguishable from standard FAT drives, providing the ability
to navigate, view and execute programs. This is useful in a dual-boot
environment and in recovery situations. If you need to write to the NTFS
partition, there is a version with that capability that can be purchased.

It goes without saying that this driver is a wonderful way to hack an NT box
without physical security. I have used it as a basic tool to break NT server
security when all admin-level accounts get locked out or lost.

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