How to Hack / Reset Win NT/2k/XP/Vista Password Using Ubuntu Live CD

You can easily hack Windows Password with Ubuntu. You may need to reset an admin password in windows (NT/2000/XT/Vista) for many reasons, such as you have forgotten it or you need to repair and don’t have access to the admin password. You can Easily Reset Windows password with Ubuntu.

Requirements

A little knowledge in Command Line , An Ubuntu Live CD. And a Wonderful package called chntpw.

Open a terminal

[email protected]:~$ apt-get install chntpw

Chntpw is a program designed to overwrite Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista SAM password.

Mount your Windows partition with read/write support :~
First verify if we have NTFS modules installed on our system.

[email protected]:~$ls /lib/modules/2.6.18-5-686/kernel/fs/ | grep ntfs

check for NTFS kernel support
NTFS module is presented. Let’s identify NTFS partition.Identifying partition with NTFS file system.

One simple way to identify NTFS partition is:

[email protected]:~$fdisk -l | grep NTFS

Identifying partition with NTFS file system

in my case There it is: /dev/sdb1

Mount NTFS partition

First create a mount point:

[email protected]:~$mkdir /mnt/ntfs

Then simply use mount command to mount it

[email protected]:~$mount -t ntfs /dev/sdb1 /mnt/ntfs

Then you need to locate (use your Command line Skills) SAM file which for Windows 2000 and XP is normally located at windows/system32/config or winnt/system32/config.

Once inside the ‘config’ folder , issue this command:

[email protected]:~$ sudo chntpw -h for help
[email protected]:~$sudo chntpw -l SAM for list of windows users
[email protected]:~$sudo chntpw -u USERNAME SAM for reset password

Also You can download   Bootable image HERE

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