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Recovering Windows Password with the Linux System Rescue CD Posted on

Follow this guide to recover your lost windows password seems to work to all windows versions from 2000 to Windows 7. First mount windows partition so you can access it with your bootdisc then use this commend to reset the password.

cd /mnt/windows/Windows/System32/config

chntpw –l SAM

chntpw –u “username” SAM

That’s it, umount and reboot.

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