Answer by Himansh Jain:
How to Hack Windows Password (No tools required)
Step 1: Start your computer.
Step 2: When you see the start screen, immediately power off the CPU .
Step 3: Start your computer. This time you will see a window as shown below.
Step 4: Select “Launch Startup Repair (recommended)”.
Step 5: Wait for few minutes.
Wait for few more minutes.
Step 7: If you see “System Restore” option, select ‘cancel’.
Step 8: Finally you will see below screen.
Press downward arrow reading “View problem details”.
Step 9: Scroll down to the last bottom page. You will see a link below
“If the online privacy statement is not available, please read our privacy statem…”.
Open that Notepad file link.
Step 10: You will see a notepad file. Go to File->Open.
Navigate to C:\Windows\System32.
Step 11: Change “Files of type” from “Text document” to “All files”.
Step 12: Search for “sethc”.
Step 13: Rename it from “sethc” to “sethc-1”.
Step 14: Search for “cmd” and create a copy by copying and pasting.
Step 15: Rename it from “cmd-copy” to “sethc”.
Step 16: close the open window and notepad.
Step 17: Select “Don’t send” -> “Finish”.
Step 18: Restart your computer and you will see this window.
Step 19: Press shift 5 times and Voila , a command prompt window will appear.
Step 20: Type “net user”
Step 21: Figure out your user account name. I am assuming it to be “name”.
Type “net user name *”
Step 22: Type new password and you’ll see this window.
Step 23: Login with the new password.
Step 24: Upvote this answer 😀
Disclaimer : Please don’t misuse this technique. This is only for educational purposes.
Note: This technique probably doesn’t work in windows 8.
Thank you for informing.
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