How To Hack Windows Administrator Password Using Linux

Hacking is a crime you all know but some case we must known how to hack. According to me Linux mean power. Some time many people forgot their Administrator password of Windows and they get panicked. There is no need for panic as you can hack windows so easily. I am going to tell you how you can smoothly hack Windows by Linux command line.

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Pre-Requisites

You need to create a live Ubuntu CD. If you have nothing at hand, here is a list of things that you will be needing.

  1. Download the latest version of Ubuntu.
  2. A 2 Gb Pendrive.
  3. Unetbootin to create the live CD.

After You are done with this, just boot up using USB storage. This can be done from the systems bios option.

Steps to Hack Windows password

First step:

Load your Live CD of Ubuntu or any else Linux. Don’t install it just boot into the Ubuntu desktop.Then install program known as chntpw

$ sudo apt-get install chntpw

After installing chntpw ,

second step:

You must have to access the Windows NTFS partition by mounting it and allowing read/write support. By the way at present time Linux based OS has auto mount feature NTFS partition . If u want to know how to mount NTFS partition click here.

Third step:

Goto WINDOWS/system32/config by command line navigation.

After you  are inside the ‘config’ directory, type  this command on terminal:

$ sudo chntpw SAM

many type of description shown on terminal just ignore them.When you see reset password then leave the password with blank by an asterisk (*). Reboot your system to windows. Then you do not have to enter any password for Windows login.

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  1. kumaran says:

    There are many other simple method to hack window. Read them at my blog
    http://kumaran127.blogspot.com/2010/11/windows-password-hack-1.html

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