Removing Windows password from Linux

You can remove your Windows password from your Linux system, just install this software:

sudo apt-get install chntpw

Then mount your windows partition and go to this directory:

cd /mnt/windows/Windows/System32/config

To list users on Windows system execute:

chntpw –l SAM

To remove/change a password just type the chntpw command followed by -u “user name” and SAM:

chntpw –u Administrator SAM

Source: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows-vista/change-your-forgotten-windows-password-with-the-linux-system-rescue-cd/

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One thought on “Removing Windows password from Linux

  1. Seem like very easy trick!
    But it will not work in some limited account!
    I think the best way for you is to reset your windows password. The Windows password Reset Standard
    can solve all your problem within a few minutes. Importantly,No need to call a technician, no need to re-install anything, and you certainly don’t need to reformat.

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