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chntpw [2019/02/08 23:31]
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 +===== CHNTPW or Change NT password. =====
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 +If you need to reset a Windows password this is the tool you need.
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 +[[http://​pogostick.net/​~pnh/​ntpasswd/​|CHNTPW home page]]
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 +Start by installing the command line application.
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 +sudo apt-get install chntpw
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 +From the man page
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 +chntpw is a utility to view some information and change user  passwords in  a  Windows ​ NT/2000 SAM userdatabase file, usually located at \WINDOWS\system32\config\SAM on the Windows file system. It is  not  necessary ​ to know the old passwords to reset them.  In addition it contains a simple registry editor (same size data writes) ​ and  hex-editor ​ with which  the  information contained in a registry file can be browsed and modified. ​
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 +Please complete how to. . .
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