How to Crack Windows Admin Password

Written By Kapin Raj.S
Crack Windows Admin Password

Crack Windows Admin Password

Do you want to penetrate Windows 7?


Did you forgot your admin Password?

Let me show you some cool trick to manipulate.

Reason for Windows 7 is, a recent survey shown in the below image. Windows7 is widely used operating system.

Crack Windows Admin Password


Step 1: Hard Disk access to Victim PC.

  • Use any Linux live CD like Kali
  • Boot the cd
  • Now, you will be inside Linux machine which will give you the HDD access

Step 2: Creating a Dummy ‘sethc.exe’.

  • “sethc.exe” is the Microsoft system file that has the Administrator password on Windows.
  • Now go to C:\Windows\System32\
  • Find & copy “cmd.exe” and paste it in some other drive like D:\
  • Now, rename “cmd.exe” to “sethc.exe”

Step 3: Backup original ‘sethc.exe’ to restore it to previous state.

  • Again go to C:\Windows\System32\
  • Copy “sethc.exe” and paste it on other drive like E:\ (Not in D:\)
  • Copy newly create “sethc.exe” file (in step 2) pasted in D:\ copy that.
  • Paste it in C:\Windows\System32\ all of the sudden, it show you the file already exist.
  • Do overwrite, and click yes
  • Now, shut down and remove the live cd and power ON the PC

Step 4: Assigning new password.

  • On your PC, at login screen press Shift key 5 times you will get command prompt.
  • Type “net user”, it will show you the users list.
  • Now, type “net user administrator password” without quotes where “password” could be any password of your desire and administrator is user account name.
  • If you wish to change password for any other user. Then, replace administrator with your username.
  • Example, if my username is kapin and want to set my new password as “hacker”, then command will be ‘net user kapin hacker’ without quotes.
  • Restart your pc and login with new password. In my case password is “hacker”.

Step 5: Setting up the new password for permanent.

  • Copy the backup “sethc.exe” from E:\
  • Now paste it in C:\Windows\System32\
  • Now, replace it and click yes.
  • Restart the PC.

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Kapin Raj.S


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