I would recommend you to try it. This is very easy to do, but rather than explain it all here, ive found two articles that show you exactly how to do it. By default, the default Administrator account has no password. Great tool for hacking your own box you can only change the pass, you can't see the old one From the site: Kon-Boot is an prototype piece of software which allows to change contents of a linux kernel and now Windows kernel also!!! Now restart the window you will see a new Administrator user login without password an make it to change password of the lost account. If you want to log on without having to enter your new password, you can type control userpasswords2 at the prompt and choose to log on without being asked for a password.
Select your Windows installation, right-click, and select Mount. I've tried all known admin paswords, including blank, admin, password but did not work. It is a program that works instantly to remove any lost or forgotten password. At a very basic level, Active Directory puts all computers at a business within an organizational structure that centralizes resources and authentication verifying your username and password , affording greater security, flexibility and control. The next screen is the Setup screen which gives you the option to do a Repair. Under the User Edit Menu, select Clear blank user password.
Disabling accessibility options will partially prevent this. If you don't have another account like this set up or don't have the password to it, you'll need to log into the built-in Administrator account. I personally would use using , it bypasses all windows password checking, so you can boot to windows and change the password. Click it which will initiate the Password Reset wizard. Once in Safe Mode, you will see the normally hidden Administrator account. Cracking a password is a last resort, and unless the password is less than 15 chars, is close to impossible.
Setup will now check your disks and then start copying files which can take several minutes. Boot with the media you created. Once the Repair is done, you will be able to log on with your new password or without a password if you chose not to use one or if you chose not to be asked for a password. This is an easy way and mostly works if default hidden administrator is not changed. Select Safe Mode with Command Prompt. But you will have to remove your hard drive from its host machine, connect it to another machine to complete a backup, and then format the drive. Select disk partition where your Windows installation is.
To disable this, you need to get into the Display Properties screen. Start by right-clicking My Computer and selecting Manage. Find your user account, right-click, and select Set Password. In the current compilation state it allows to log into a linux system as 'root' user without typing the correct password or to elevate privileges from current user to root. Is there any way to access the recovery console without the password? So many people have set passwords for their computer.
Actually that's not the only way to help you out. There are at least two ways to get there. In those cases, you can use the Command Prompt from within Safe Mode. You have just gained graphical access to your User Accounts in the Control Panel. Of course, a Product Key will be needed to continue with the Repair after making the changes, but for anyone intent on gaining access to your system, this would be no problem.
Under certain circumstances the security provided by this inconvenience should be considered benefit enough to cope with it. Here are three easy methods to reset your Windows administrator password and get back into your computer. Choose Safe Mode and press Enter. You can also access the Registry and Policy Editor, for example. Now simply pick the account you need to change and remove or change your password as you prefer. Ok, now that your logon problem is fixed, you should make a point to prevent it from ever happening again by creating a Password Reset Disk. Before disabling it, be mindful of the potential consequences.
Method 6: Using regedit again 1. This is a floppy disk you can use in the event you ever forget your log on password. Setup will now check your disks and then start copying files which can take several minutes. These files cannot be decrypted as they have one way encryption but they can be accessed offline so as to reset the passwords. Then do a double click on newly created option and enter value to 1 and press Ok. Navigate using your Up arrow key; the mouse will not work here.
Once you get the console type regedit. Remember: You did not boot on your hard disk - you booted into the Hiren's desktop. It allows you to set a new password. Now It will open a command prompt! When loading driver is finished, it shows what to do next. Follow the Setup procedures and accept license agreement by hitting F8.