with SQL 7/2000, if you have a previous backup of the master database, you could restore it as a user database, and then manually script out / create the logins that exist in that database. you could export the has of the passwords with one hex to char function as well, but it has been a while;
alternatively, you could create logins for each of the users that exist in a database by querying sysusers, right? you'd assign new passwords if they were not windows users;
i've got a script like that for 2005 and above, of you think it might help; you'd have to substitute sysusers for sys.database_principals,a nd stuff like that to get it to work for previous versions.
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