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Myth
24-03-2006, 12:55 PM
I was reading the March PC World, and they had a Q/A on how to change the admin password in case one got locked out of XP (or any NTFS based OS).
I was wondering, is it possible to do this using a linux live CD (like Mepis, Knoppix, etc)?
If it is possible, how does one do this?

bob_doe_nz
24-03-2006, 01:01 PM
Ophcrack based on Ubuntu (http://ophcrack.sourceforge.net/)

orrrr

John the Ripper (http://www.openwall.com/john/)

Myth
24-03-2006, 01:03 PM
Oops, just noticed what forum I posted this in...

Jennnnnnnnnn.... would you be a sweetie and move this please :p

ninja
24-03-2006, 03:41 PM
I personally prefer using this tool:
http://home.eunet.no/pnordahl/ntpasswd/