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Crack a lost password

Kevin Beaver offers a tool you can use when you forget your Windows login password.

My computer had a virus. I wiped the hard drive and reinstalled all of the programs, but now I can't get past the login section. The username shows administrator and I don't know a password to get logged on to where I can change the username or password.
You should try using the live CD version of Ophcrack. This is a tool you can burn to CD and then boot your computer from to try cracking your Windows passwords.
This was first published in December 2006

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