Hacking Windows Password Using Chntpw

Sorry  folks for the late Updates.... I had gone to my native place so i was not able to update my blog .In this article we will see How to hack windows Password using Chntpw - (Change NT passwords ) utility

Concept :- 
Windows Stores user accounts passwords in a file SAM . Which is located in ( C:/windows/system32/config ) With chntpw  software utility we will be able to reset or blank local passwords used by Windows NT, 2000, XP, Vista, and 7. It does this by editing the SAM database It is included in many security focused Linux distributions such as BackTrack and Knoppix STD.

Things Required :

1. Chntpw utility

I will be using chntpw which is pre-installed in Backtrack 

Procedure :- 

Special thanks to josh for the video

If you have any doubts please feel free to post a comment 

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reset or blank the password - you mean, next time there will be no password prompt?

John ( Admin ) said on June 1, 2011 at 7:56 PM :

ya you can blank the password ......and there will be no password prompt when you login in .......you can also reset the password if u wish ........there are various options please watch the video for further details .........


great video and alot of people leave out the fact that the accounts sometimes lock which can be really annoying for a newbie and pretty sure chntpw is short for change the password

Pranay Kumar Piyush said on June 13, 2013 at 1:52 AM :

How can i download it
The link opens a lot of adds but doesnt starts the download


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