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Date:      Mon, 9 Jul 2007 19:33:25 +1000
From:      Norberto Meijome <freebsd@meijome.net>
To:        Gary Kline <kline@tao.thought.org>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: severely OT; re PUTTY  [ssh]
Message-ID:  <20070709193325.33e07fd1@localhost>
In-Reply-To: <20070709055726.GA29775@thought.org>
References:  <20070709004641.GA28114@thought.org> <20070709151811.75677f9d@localhost> <20070709055726.GA29775@thought.org>

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On Sun, 8 Jul 2007 22:57:26 -0700
Gary Kline <kline@tao.thought.org> wrote:

> 	wHat I was tying to do what scp a kf141.exe here on "tao"
> 	over to my daughter's peecee to get her W2K key/number.
> 	I didn't buy the W2K and when I junk the computer I want to
> 	use the OS.   The error was a permissions type yelp from
> 	the PC

not very specific...

>.  I logged out as her, then discovered that she already
> 	was "administrator."

where do you end if you symply SSH to the machine? what path? If you SSH into it, can you create a file there?
can you CD to another path, such as c:\windows\temp\ 

what is the actual cmd when you scp to the machine? the actual paths,etc. 

why dont you scp from the w2k ? eg, 

c:\windows\temp\> scp unix_user@unixbox:/path/to/magic.exe .

why dont you upload the file to a webserver and download from there?
why not email it to yourself ...etc...etc

> 
> 	gary
> 
> 	PS/:  if anybody knows where I can find this "key-finder"
> 	      binary, it'd save lots of steps!

left that world behind some time ago...trying quite hard to stay away from it...
good luck
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