Ophcrack -Windows Password Cracker

Ophcrack  is a free Windows password cracker based on rainbow tables. It is a very efficient implementation of rainbow tables done by the inventors of the method. It comes with a Graphical User Interface and runs on multiple platforms.

  • Runs on Windows, Linux/Unix, Mac OS X, ...
  • Cracks LM and NTLM hashes.
  • Free tables available for Windows XP and Vista.
  • Brute-force module for simple passwords.
  • Audit mode and CSV export.
  • Real-time graphs to analyze the passwords.
  • LiveCD available to simplify the cracking.
  • Loads hashes from encrypted SAM recovered from a Windows partition, Vista included.
  • Free and open source software (GPL).

Ophcrack is available in two versions (Vista Ophcrack and XP Ophcrack).You can download the latest version from the following link

Creating a bootable Ophcrack flash drive:

In the following tutorial, I will explain how to create an All In One USB Ophcrack Flash Drive. which can be used to recover, reveal or crack both Windows XP and Windows Vista login passwords.
  1. First download the Ophcrack XP Live CD ISO form the above link
  2. Insert your USB Flash Drive
  3. Download and run Universal USB Installer, select OphCrack XP, and follow the onscreen instructions
  4. Create a folder named vista_free inside the tables folder on your USB Flash Drive
  5. Download and unzip the tables_vista_free. zip to the tables/vista_free folder on your USB Flash Drive
  6. Reboot your PC and set your system to boot from the USB device
Hope this information helps you .In my next tutorial I will explain How to Hack windows password using Ophcrack Live CD/USB .Till then have a Nice time and keep visiting 

 If you have any doubts regarding the installation .Please feel free to post a comment 

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