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Cracking Windows XP Administrator Password

Cracking Windows XP Administrator Password



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cracking windows xp administrator password

windows xp is said to be the most secure operating system, it is said to be an
invulnerable operating system. 80% of the computer users in this world use windows
xp. mic*ft has said that windows xp has will help you to have a safe and secure
computing experience. i am completely agreeing with this, but i want to tell that
windows xp is not invulnerable; there are some security holes in this operating
system. here, i will be discussing a security hole. through this security hole,
you will be able to penetrate the administrator password.

note: please note, here, i am assuming that your windows xp box has an
administrator password.
first of all, get a windows xp bootable cd, if you don t have one , please read
the section hacking techniques
okay, after you get a windows xp bootable cd, place it in your cd rom or cd re-

writer, now boot your computer through cd.
in windows xp, during the splash screen, press f4 and then choose boot from cd.
now, you will see a message on the screen saying that

press any key to boot from cd

once you get into the setup, you will observe that setup is inspecting your system and loading setup files. once you get the welcome to setup screen, press enter to setup windows. the licensing agreement will be displayed next press f8 to agree it. the next screen will give you an option to do a repair. you will see that if

one of the following windows xp installations is damaged, setup can try to repair
use up and down arrow keys to select windows xp installation and then press r to
begin the repair process.

you must let the repair run. setup will now check your disks and start copying
installation files, this may take few minutes. after the copying file process, you
will be required to reboot.

note: reboot will happen automatically, you will see a red progress bar.
your computer will reboot in 15 seconds

during the reboot, do not press any key to continue because if you do then the
normal boot up process will start.
setup will automatically start and you will observe that installing windows is

you have to keep your eye on the lower left side of the screen, when you see
installing devices , press shift+f10, this is the security hole in this operating
system, you will now see a command console which will enable you to access your

now, you have to type nusrmgr.cpl and then press enter, to execute your command. believe it or not, you will now gain a graphical access to your user account in the control panel.

now, you can do anything, you can change the passwords of the accounts or you can
even remove the passwords. after you have completed the manipulations, go to
command prompt and type exit. wait for the repair process to get over, then reboot
your system and find the change.

you can also stop the password prompt, for this you must follow the same procedure given above. but, only one thing you have to change, in the command prompt type in control userpassword2, a screen will popup, choose log on without being asked for the password.

note: after making changes in the command prompt or through the command prompt,
always exit using the exit command, this will save the changes.
password reset disk

have you ever thought of a password reset disk? i will teach you how to make one,
i am sure this will help you guys.
okay here we go; firstly you must have a blank formatted floppy disk. go to
control panel and open user accounts. choose your account, under related tasks,
you will see a category called as prevent forgotten password , enter a blank

formatted floppy in your floppy drive and then click on prevent forgotten
password . this will initiate a wizard; click next until the wizard asks for your

login passwords. enter your login password and then click next.
the creation of your password disk will begin, once it is finished, give a label
and save it in a safe and secure place.

you now know, how to create a password reset disk, but you must be wondering how you would use this disk. it is very easy to use; you must restart your system for this, when you get the login screen, leave the password box blank.

this will bring in the login failure box; you will see the option of password
reset disk. don t panic, insert your password reset disk and follow the procedure.
through this procedure you will be able to put a new password.
cracking windows xp user accounts
now, that you how to crack windows xp administrator password, now you will learn
how to crack windows xp user accounts.
note: here, i am assuming that you don t have an administrator password.
okay, here we go, first of all you must reboot your system, during the splash
screen, press f8 and choose safe mode.

note: in safe mode, the system takes up 16 color screen resolution and 640 x 480
pixels video mode.
once you get the login screen, enter through the administrator account. once you

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