Pros

  • Boots quickly
  • Free

Cons

  • Command prompt interface

At A Glance

Reset windows passwords with this free, command-line Linux utility that boots from CD.

Manufacturer’s Description

Forgot your Windows NT/2k/XP/Vista/Win7 admin password? Reinstall? Oh no... But not any more...

* This is a utility to reset the password of any user that has a valid (local) account on your Windows NT/2k/XP/Vista/Win7 etc system.
* You do not need to know the old password to set a new one.
* It works offline, that is, you have to shutdown your computer and boot off a floppydisk or CD or another system.
* Will detect and offer to unlock locked or disabled out user accounts!
* There is also a registry editor and other registry utilities that works under linux/unix, and can be used for other things than password editing.

Manufacturer’s Website

Petter Nordahl-Hagen

The Specs

Requirements
Operating System Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 3.x
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Starter
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 8 Desktop
  • Microsoft Windows 95
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows 98 SE
  • Microsoft Windows 9x
  • Microsoft Windows CE
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Download Details
License Type Free
File Size 3.683 MB
Total Downloads 68407