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How to log on widows 7 without a password

by 28248 / January 5, 2018 5:57 PM PST

the owner has forgotten password

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So far, 100 per cent and free.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 5, 2018 6:12 PM PST
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Bypass Windows 7 log on
by Raulers / January 9, 2018 6:17 PM PST

If you don't mind losing the files on the computer, just format the drive and reinstall. When you need to reset the password, you can use third party freeware Offline NT Password & Registry, Ophcrack, Hiren's BootCD, etc.

Another way is to reboot your machine and press F8 key to access Safe Mode. At the login screen, press Ctrl + Alt + Del key combinations to open the classical logon window. Type administrator and leave password as empty to login. When the hidden administrator is disabled, you can enable it with registry hack.

If you search on youtube, you should be able to find many amazing tricks.

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How I did it
by James Denison / January 9, 2018 6:25 PM PST

I needed to get password on deceased relative laptop. I put in a LIVE LINUX DVD. That installs to a RAMDRIVE, not on hard drive. I then installed ophcrack and downloaded the Vista .5 GB sized rainbow table, since that was the smallest. There are more complete rainbow files, but that was enough that after running ophcrack against the hard drive from the laptop, I had the password in less than a minute after starting the crack. You locate the SAM files in windows and aim it at those.

http://ophcrack.sourceforge.net/

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If you just need to save files
by James Denison / January 9, 2018 6:27 PM PST

Boot a LIVE LINUX DVD, open it's file manger, it can access all files on it, including those with windows protection on them. Copy off to a FAT32 partition, so permissions will be cancelled on the files, making available to anyone on any windows computer. That way when windows system is reloaded, the files can be put back on the new install.

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