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    Default login: root password: toor won't work on clean install

    i did a dual boot install vista/backtrack 4 os shown in the tutorial video.
    when i completed step 4/7, the instalation proces directely whent to step 7/7 not letting me give in a login or password
    i rebooted my machine
    then backtrack asks me for login and password so i typ in
    login: root
    and when i come to password, i'am unable to typ anything!
    so the only option i have is

    login: root
    password:

    wich prompts me as invalid
    and asks me to re-enter a login and password wich resulsts again in

    login: root
    password:

    can somebody help me with this please?

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    Default Re: login: root password: toor won't work on clean install

    Type in toor where it says password. Then update the password. Use the passwd command. man passwd for more info. Use also the search feature this has been covered already.

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    trellis
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    Default Re: login: root password: toor won't work on clean install

    Oh lol. The password won't show. Just type it.

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