Ophcrack LiveCD: Ophcrack Windows password cracker is the best free tool to recover Windows passwords. Ophcrack is quite fast and easy to use even for a beginner.
Ophcrack v3.7.0 comes in LiveCD format and is simply the best way to recover your Windows password. The LiveCD naturally requires some preparation that we will outline below.
The success rate of the application reaches 99,9%, while on operating systems like Windows XP, finding the password is a matter of seconds.
Any code with 14-characters and below that uses any combination of numbers, small and capital letters is crackable.
The Ophcrack LiveCD method does not require any installation.
How can I use Ophcrack LiveCD?
On the next page, select the operating system you are using (XP, Vista, 7, and Windows 8). Do not stick to the opccrack option LiveCD (without tables) just download the correct ISO for your operating system.
An ISO file contains everything you need to write to a DVD or a USB stick. Ophcrack LiveCD ISO contains SliTaz (a Linux distribution), Ophcrack software, and other files required to retrieve the passwords you want.
Ophcrack LiveCD is completely automated, so it will be quite easy for you even if you have absolutely no experience with Linux.
After downloading Ophcrack ISO, you should choose to pass Ophcrack to a disc (DVD), or to a USB.
Create one bootable DVD ή USB and you are ready to get started. If you use the Universal-USB-Installer to transfer the LiveCD to USB, do not forget to select "Ophcrack" from the list of operating systems and tools contained in the application.
Once you have the tool ready for you, start the computer that you have forgotten your password with the USB or DVD that contains the LiveCD.
To Ophcrack θα εντοπίσει τους χρήστες του συστήματος των Windows και να ξεκινήσει να “σπάει” τους κωδικούς πρόσβασης. Η διαδικασία είναι αυτόματη – συνήθως δεν πρέπει να επιλέξετε ή να πληκτρολογήσετε τίποτα. Όταν τελειώσει οι κωδικοί πρόσβασης που βρέθηκαν στο σύστημα σας, θα αναγράφουν στην screen you.
Remove the drive or USB, and restart your computer. Now you can log in to Windows with your password
Once you've been able to retrieve your Windows account, change your password to someone you remember and then create a password reset disk.
Some programs antivirus δίνουν false alarms για ένα ή two of the two files included with Ophcrack that identify them as Trojans or other malware. samdump.dll and pwservice.exe. Both of these files are part of an open source program called pwdump that is included with Ophcrack and is necessary for it to work.
The pwdump program is more of a "bad" program as it can be used to recover passwords.
Supports Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8 and 10