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Locked Out of Win NT? Offline Reg Editor

Quick Post to highlight this great little Linux boot disk that can read and write to the Win SAM database, so change user passwords, amongst other things.

http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/

Download the 18MB iso zip file from the Downloads section here:

http://pogostick.net/~pnh/ntpasswd/bootdisk.html

cd140201.zip

Write the iso to a CD, boot to it and you're off...self explanatory or watch this:

This got me into a 2nd hand Vista PC account that I want to try to restore to factory defaults from the hidden partition.

https://youtu.be/xXFV1w-8jww

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