Crack Windows Passwords

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There is no such thing as forgetting your Windows Password or being locked out of your computer...

Pre-Requisites

  • Create a Kali Linux Bootable USB

Process

  1. plug in USB. Boot into Kali
  2. mount partition
  3. cd to /mnt/partition
  4. cd to /windows/System32/config
  5. Run chntpw -l SAM* to list all usernames on Windows
  6. Run chntpw -u “username” SAM to view all options available to do with user's account.
  7. Choose 1 to remove password in prompt when executing previous steps command

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