recovering password stored with reversible encryption?

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Subject: recovering password stored with reversible encryption?
Posted by:  Eric Pearson (rep…@newsgrouponly.please)
Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2006

I have a server application which needs to log on as a configurable local
user for anonymous access, exactly like IIS does with the IUSR_XXX account.
I understand local passwords can be stored with "reversible encryption".
My question is, how can I retrieve the plaintext password so I can perform
LogonUser with that user and retrieve a token?

Or if I know the username of a local account, how can I perform LogonUser
and retrieve a token?

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