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FOLLOWUP: FireCore works great on jailbroken Apple TV

Episode 919

Tony from Buffalo, NY

Tony has an AppleTV that he's hacked using FireCore and he loves it. While everything that's in FireCore is available as open source, Leo says that it's worth it to pay the $30 to have it all put together and updated regularly. Leo says if you're willing to risk jailbreaking your AppleTV, it's great. But he doesn't use it anymore because he gets everything he needs from other options.

How can I get data off of a password protected Windows XP machine?

Episode 914

Naomi from Denver, CO

Luckily, Windows XP wasn't all that secure, and it's relatively easy to get into the computer.

First, she should try logging in with "admin" as the username and leaving the password field blank. She also could try booting into safe mode. Since neither of those worked for Naomi, she'll have to look for a program that will hack into it.