Reseting the Enable Password

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1. Disconnect the switch from it's power source.

2. Hold down the mode button on the front and connect the power cable.

3. When you see the 'switch:' prompt, do the following:

  switch: flash_init
  switch: load_helper
  switch: rename flash:config.text flash:config.backup
  switch: boot
  Would you like to enter the initial configuration dialog? [yes/no]: no

4. Enter enable mode and reset password.

  switch: en
  switch# rename flash:config.backup config.text
  switch# copy flash:config.text system:running-config
  switch# config t
  switch(config)# no enable secret
  switch(config)# exit
  switch# wr mem
  switch# config t
  switch(config)# enable password somepassword