Last week I give my student a list of questions in the form of survey. What is the main problem they face when they use Windows. The result vary like :
- Forgot windows password
- Virus problem
- Play multimedia
- Read pdf file
Variation of their keywords they use are : xp password reset , reset windows xp , windows xp password , windows vista password, vista reset password , windows administrator password , reset administrator password, windows password unlocker, password recovery vista, windows 7 password, windows vista password, windows password recovery, reset password vista.
Huff. A lot of keyword 🙂
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But I’m sure the destination is clear :
They want to enter their Windows Box and I’m going to explain step by step guide reset windows password for free.
As title state, I’m going to use USB Flash Disk as media for hacking my windows box 🙂
Choose quick format and wait the process until complete.
Download ntpasswd from http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/ or from here (in case main source is down)
Extract the iso
Use winrar or izarc for extract the content and copy to flash disk.
Make usb flash disk bootable
Next step to do is make usb flash disk bootable.
Click Start -> Run
Type cmd and hit Enter.
You should enter command promt session.
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator> f:
Volume in drive F is ALAM
Volume Serial Number is 9C31-BB4D
Directory of F:\
[boot.images] BOOT.CAT BOOT.MSG INITRD.CGZ ISOLINUX.BIN
ISOLINUX.CFG README.TXT SCSI.CGZ SYSLINUX.CFG SYSLINUX.EXE
10 File(s) 3,335,607 bytes
1 Dir(s) 61,491,200 bytes free
F:\>SYSLINUX.EXE -ma f:
Yes, summary of the command are :
- Go to usb flash disk directory ( f: )
- See the file list ( dir /p/w)
- Make it bootable ( syslinux.exe -ma f:)
Make sure to change F: to other like G: or H: , depend on your Windows setting.
The process should work smoothly and the only addition to our usb flash disk is ldlinux.sys file.
USB Flash Disk ready to use for reset windows password.
I’ll post the process in other post as I’ll try it in Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 system.
Happy New Year!
New Update (May 14 2011) : I have test the software for that compatible with all Windows version, you can click here to read more.