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How to Crack Your Forgotten Windows Password Here at How-To Geek, we’ve covered many different ways to reset your password for Windows—but what if you can’t reset your password? Or what if you’re using drive encryption that would wipe out your files if you changed the password? It’s time to crack the password instead. To accomplish this, we’ll use a tool called Ophcrack that can crack your password so you can login without having to change it. Download Ophcrack The first thing we will need to do is download the CD image from Ophcrack’s website. Once the .iso file is downloaded, burn it to a CD using the guide below. If you are going to be cracking your password on something that doesn’t have a CD drive, such as a netbook, download the universal USB creator from PenDrive Linux (Link Below). To create a USB drive that works with all versions of Windows, download the free password tables from Ophcrack’s website. Now extract the tables to \tables\vista_free on the USB drive and they will be used automatically by Ophcrack. Boot from CD/USB
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