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Old 06-10-2006, 11:37 PM   #1
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i didnt really know where to post this, but does anyone know of any good software that can help you to recover your password on your computer? i have windows xp pro and i need to recover one of my passwords. what should i do, thanks.
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Old 06-10-2006, 11:42 PM   #2
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What is the program, and give us the story so we know that your not tring to get your friends stuff.

Because for some odd reason, I just dont trust you.
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Old 06-10-2006, 11:46 PM   #3
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well u have no reason to not trust me. and its not a program its the password to the login screen when u turn the pc on. i need to recover that password for another user. i dont know what to use or how to do it
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Old 06-10-2006, 11:53 PM   #4
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Just the way you worded it sounds really sketchy.

Just boot into safe mode, go to the admin account, and take off the password, restart log in, and then create a password again.

Just to let you know, I still dont beleive you, Lol, doesnt matter you know know.
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Default Re: password recovery

yeah, "...you to recover your password on YOUR computer?". but anyway, i don't think there is.
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Old 06-11-2006, 12:07 AM   #6
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There is no program that can run in the user log in space. Its just a matter of manipulating the OS.
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r u still using the same pc/os? i'm guessing u r using a different user account.
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Right click on my computer
Hit manage
Select the folder called "Local Users and groups"
then hit users
right click on the user and hit "Set password"
and you should be good
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well u have no reason to not trust me. and its not a program its the password to the login screen when u turn the pc on. i need to recover that password for another user. i dont know what to use or how to do it
You may well be an honest guy, asking a perfectly legit question, but we have to be very cautious as we get a lot of new members asking CF for ways of getting round passwords, Arrizx was right to query your intentions, he & I are both moderators in a fourteen-strong band, do you consider that you have told us enough to satisfy our concerns?
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Right click on my computer
Hit manage
Select the folder called "Local Users and groups"
then hit users
right click on the user and hit "Set password"
and you should be good
Hmm, if any files have been encryted or privatised, this method may render some files inaccessable. To make sure that that doesn't happen, your best to used a brute force password decryptor.

There's a Linux Live CD (I forgot the name of it) that boots directly of your cdrom drive and it can brute force decrypt windows passwords. If I'd known the name, I'd tell you but I don't - sorry.
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