How To Hack Your Own Administrator Password To Reset
People forgetting their passwords are and not really uncommon scenario. It is quite obvious to happen, especially when they’re caught up with their hectic lifestyles.
Everyone has to remember hundreds of passwords such ATM password, social networking account login password, account number, etc. In case you forgot your computer administrator password, then you have to use Hacking My Own computer freeware.
Through this freeware you can easily hack your computer administrator password. Once you have hacked it, then you can easily reset with new strong password. It is best utility tool to have on your computer to ensure the continuity of the works on your computer without any hindrances.
This freeware is completely compatible with Windows XP and Vista. Since this tool is developed for the human welfare, never misuse it by hacking other’s administrator password. It is completely immoral and unethical activity.
It may be possible that the antivirus installed on your computer might mistake this freeware as virus. However there is no problem with that. You just need to login to other user profile and launch this tool to rest computer administrator password. Once this hacking process complete, you create your own password that should be easy for you to remember, but hard to guess for strangers.
Simple Procedure To Recover Or Reset Your Password In Gmail
Gmail users might have several different reasons for resetting the password which is required to sign in to the Gmail account through IMAP, web or POP3. While some might need to reset/change the password for security reasons, others might be looking to reset or recover the password as they have forgotten it and are unable to sign in to the account.
However, changing or resetting the Gmail password will change/ reset the password for associated Google account as well. Just follow the below mentioned steps to change/reset your password for Gmail as well as the corresponding Google Account.
- Go to Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer and type in https://mail.google.com into the address bar and press “Enter” to open the login page for Gmail.
- Below the button “Sing in”, there is a link that you need to click on if you can’t access your account. Click on the link.
- In the new window that opens, you need to either click on the radio button corresponding to the option that indicates that you have forgotten your password or click on the link for password recovery page.
- You will be prompted for entering username. Input the username of your Gmail/ Google account within the text field provided.
- Next, input the captcha letters by looking at the image shown.
- If you have not logged in to your Gmail account since the last 24 hours, you will be presented with a secret question that is set into the Google Account. You need to answer the question correctly in order to reset or recover your password.
Incase you are not able to answer the security question that you had entered at the time of registration and you have configured a secondary email ID, you will see a link displayed on the page that shows the results for the secret question.
The moment you click on that link, a message for resetting password will be emailed on your secondary email ID. You need to just open your secondary email and follow the link given to reset/ change your password.
Incase you have logged in to your Gmail account within the last 24 hours, the message for resetting password will be sent to your secondary email ID immediately, skipping the secret question step.
If you have not configured any secondary email ID during registration or if you are no longer able to access you secondary email account, you may repeat the above mentioned procedure again after 5 days.
Now that you are trying to access your Gmail account after 5 days, you will be presented with the secret or security question. Simply answer the question correctly and go ahead to reset or recover your password.
If you can’t remember the answer or after checking your secondary email ID if you notice that you have not received the email message for resetting password in your mailbox, you need to contact Google Help for further assistance.
Firefox Add-On: Reset The Passwords For Multiple Accounts Simultaneously
Due to the recent advancement of internet technology, it is not at all surprising that everyone is having more than ten accounts for fulfilling various applications such as, FaceBook, Skype, Gmail, Yahoo mail, Windows login, Internet banking, Internet access login, online shopping, etc.
To remember all the user IDs with passwords for so many accounts is a tough job. That person need to be so much disciplined to do that. He can save the entire list of user IDs along with passwords in a particular secure place in order to refer them anytime he wants to.
After understanding this common behavior of internet users nowadays, Mozilla Firefox has given the option of ‘Mass Password Reset’. This allows people to reset passwords of multiple accounts simultaneously.
The Mass Password Reset Firefox – another add-on from Firefox helps users to change their password of multiple accounts at the same time. You can reset the account passwords if they are of the same id simultaneously rather going into each and every websites and alter the passwords manually one after another. This tool so designed that it will let you change the passwords which is based on domain.
If you want to increase the protection for using this feature, Mozilla Firefox lets you make a master password in order to approach Mass Password Reset option which is optional. Anyone can download and use this add-on their PC. That person should have the knowledge of the master password, or otherwise he won’t be able to reset passwords.
Change or Reset Windows NT/2000 Administrator or User Password with chntpw in Linux
There are multiple ways to recover or reset forgotten administrator or user password of Windows NT, Windows 2000 and Windows XP. It often happens that users forget their administrator or user password.
However, there are numerous alternatives to fix this problem and get back the forgotten password using applications and software. There is one of the easiest and fitting ways to reset and change forgotten Windows NT/2000 administrator password is using the chntpw program. It is a Linux based program that will help users to reset password or change password.
It is especially designed to overwrite and set Windows 2000 and Windows NT SAM passwords of user, which has valid and logical account, by changing encrypted password in registry file (SAM file).
Now most of the users will think about how it will work when the computer will not start. This chntpw program is completely executable program and comes with bootable CD which can change password or reset user password. Another important point is that users do not need to remember passwords to reset or change password of administrator account or user account.
There are some points that need to be considered before starting this program.
- It works on NT system which is clearly offline.
- It can be used only in local machine i.e. users can not run this program on remotely computer to change or reset password.
- It comes in bootable CD which runs in startup process (booting) of computer.
- It can be installed on Linux System named, Ubuntu and then users can recover their passwords on windows by mounting or attaching windows drive, connected through IDE/SATA/SCSI interface or USB disk.
- It is quite easy to install and run on Debian based system in case any user use this system and You can download the source code from http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/editor.html
Chntpw Usage Guide
- Embed Windows NTFS, FAT32 or FAT partition to Linux system, allowing read and write access support.
- Browse SAM file for Windows XP, Windows 2000 or Windows NT which is usually located at \Windows\System32\config or\Winnt\System32\config. Alter directory in the folder, there are numerous files such as SYSTEM, SAM, and Security present.
Issue this command inside the folder in order to change administrator password: chntpw SAM
Now set the given command (reset the USERNAME with genuine name):
chntpw -u USERNAME SAM
This command is especially for single and specified user if you want to add more username then in SAM file then use this command: chntpw -l SAM.
- Now chntpw will display some notification and message on the screen afterwards it will prompt to reset or change passwords. Now you just enter new administrator or user password.
- Detached the drive and restart computer to implement changes. Now your computer will be resettled with new password of user and administrator.
Finally, you are done and your password has been recovered.
Another option of running chntpw program to recover forgotten password will be displayed by following this command: chntpw –h
chntpw help and usage
- h – for the Message
Chntpw version 0.99.3 040818, (c) Petter N Hagen
Chntpw: change password of a user in a NT SAM file, or invoke registry editor
Chntpw [OPTIONS] [systemfile] [securityfile] [otherreghive] […]
- l – list all users in SAM file
- u – Username to change, Administrator is default
- e – Registry editor. Now with full write support!
- N – No allocation mode. Only (old style) the overwrites of same length is possible
- i – Interactive. List users (as -l) then ask for username to change
- L – Create names of changed files to /tmp/changed
- t- Trace. Show hexdump of structs/segments. (Deprecated debug function)
- d- Enter buffer debugger instead (hex editor),
- v – Be more verbose (for debugging)
You could check out the readme file to know more about how to write/read/ extract the NT’s SAM file if your hard drive is having NTFS file partition.