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Password forgoten................. Hi, Thank you for your assistance, but can you tell me where can I get this third party software to reset the SAM file?, or can you help me with this issue?????

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You can use this free software.
Read the instructions first, then scroll down and download the cd-image. How to make the cd is explained under the download link for cd.
Also the use is not difficult. Make sure your BIOS is set to boot from CD. restart the computer with the cd in the drive. follow the instructions, and answer the questions. Most answers will be the default answer, so it's really simple...

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SAM file Vulnerability in Microsoft Windows OS !



I’m introducing this tip to explain to you the dangerous vulnerability in windows (2000 ,XP, Vista and WIN7 ) Local users accounts .
The important question here is: am I safe when using windows user account with a strong password ?
Does this password prevents other people see or access my own and very private files?
The answer is definitely NO !!!
Because of SAM file Vulnerability that microsoft insists to use in every OS version starting with windows 2000 till now.
The local accounts you create in windows are stored in SAM file that exists in the following path “C:Windows\System32\config” .

The good news is that the file is encrypted but the bad news is that there is a lot of third party tools that can clear any password stored in that file Offline (via booting from a boot disk or CD or USB drive that contains the crack tool ) , and if anyone managed to apply such software on your pc that means that he is able to login with a blank password . but wait a second the victim can easily discover that someone missed up the his or her password (this is good but too late ) because the attacker has got what he wanted.

Some clever Hackers uses another technique which is : copying your original SAM file to some safe place , then apply one of the third party tools, then reboot and enjoys accessing your files eventually he restore your original SAM file (which contains your Non-blank password) by overwriting the cracked SAM . this way you won’t even feel any change to your VERY SECURE PASSWORD !!!!.


Putting all in a nutshell , nothing is 100% secure , i suggest to take these these best practices in to your concedratin :

- Use Bios Password instead of windows password specially with laptops(in laptops Bios password can not be cracked or cleared by Jumper )
- Never leave your confidential data on the same hard disk drive of your pc , it is better to save them to external hard drives or USB sticks or DVD.
-Convert Fat32 drives to NTFS and Use Encrypting File System (EFS) feature to store files in an encrypted format on your hard disk.
-Some laptops has a hardware encryption chip that can encrypt data on hard disk drive.
-windows vista and 7 (Ultimate and Business Edition) has a new hard disk encryption feature called BitLocker that prevents a thief who boots another operating system or runs a software hacking tool from breaking Windows files .

The end

on Jun 07, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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When we should consider recover lost or forgotten Windows password with third-party software? Which one do you know helpful?


When you don't have another available administrator account, password reset disk, when you couldn't make use of command prompt, WinPE, Chntpw etc, when you don't want to reset forgotten Windows password with installation disc, you could consider recover lost or forgotten Windows password with third-party software.
Windows password reset, Ophcrack, Windows Password Genius, and other free or charged software is so much. How to choose one from it? You need to consider its applicable Windows operational system, recovered password length, what devices it needs, advantages or disadvantages etc. You should know how to compare them and make a right choice. And then lost or forgotten Windows password can be recovered successfully.
Refer passage:
http://www.isunshare.com/blog/notes-on-windows-7-password-reset-with-third-party-software/

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Pls remove the Hard Drive and connect with another working PC as secondary .Login through administrator and open the drive where the OS installed which one not able to login and follow the path.

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delete the SAM file .after that connect the Hard drive as Primary and check hope fully it will resolve.

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THIS CAN BE FIXED BY RESETTING THE SAM FILE WHICH STORES THE PASSWORD CONFIGURATION, THIS NEED A THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE, CONTACT ME WITH UR DETAIL

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