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Old 04-28-2011, 10:44 PM   #1
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Default How to retrive password of your windows machine using ophcrack?

If you want to retrive passord of your windows machine or you want to open your friends computer with password protected here's the solution using ophcrack.

Ophcrack is a free Windows password cracker based on rainbow tables. It is a very efficient implementation of rainbow tables done by the inventors of the method. It comes with a Graphical User Interface and runs on multiple platforms.
1. Download the liveCD of ophcrack.

* Click here for Windows XP

* Click here for Vista and Windows 7

2. Burn the downloaded ISO to disk

3. Boot your machine and set boot option to CDrom

4. Ophcrack will going to load wait until finish cracking password

5. Your done!

Hope it helps and enjoy!

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Old 05-05-2011, 04:12 AM   #2
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Default Re: How to retrive password of your windows machine using ophcrack?

You can create a Windows password reset disk to reset your password. Follow this 5 easy steps:

1. Enter a computer that can link to Internet. Download Windows Password Reset Tool and install the software on that computer.

2. Run the software and create windows password reset disk by follow the instructions.

3. Eject the created CD/DVD and insert it into the locked computer.

4. Reboot the locked computer (it's necessary for you to change your locked computer's BIOS setting to make it boot from CD drive) and then follow the instructions to reset Account password.

5. Now login Windows and set a new password.
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