Reset Windows Passwords

article #322, updated 219 days ago

There have been many live CDs out there which have utilities to reset passwords on Windows. Unfortunately, many of them are long out of date and won’t work (or will do odd things) on recent hardware, and recent operating systems. This one, “MediCat”:

https://gbatemp.net/threads/medicat-dvd-a-multiboot-linux-dvd.361577/

Is the best of breed known to me at this writing.

This one:

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

may well be the original, last update 2014; it does fail to boot on some newer hardware.

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