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Old 06-06-2010, 04:23 PM   #1
garvinj
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Windows Vista password recovery using Knoppix?


I am new to knoppix. I actually have never used it. I was under the impression that if someone could explain to me the process step by step, I could change or recover my password on Windows Vista. I only have one user and it is the administrator. I am not exactly sure why it is no longer working. It is on a laptop and I have let others use it at times. don't know if someone may have changed when it was open at work or something. Every time I boot up and my user account comes up. I put in my password and it looks like it will log on but then comes back and says wrong password. If someone could tell me if it is possible to do this with a knoppix I would really appreciate it. I did see a way to do it with Windows 2000, and XP. Will that also work with Vista?
 
Old 06-06-2010, 04:32 PM   #2
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Try using Kon-Boot. All you need is a profile (username), put in any password you like and voila. Once at the desktop you can change the password to something that will work without using the cd.
 
Old 06-06-2010, 05:27 PM   #3
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Thank you very much. I do appreciate your help. I will try this download. I hope that it is free because I am trying to save some money by going through this instead of spending the money. And thank you for your reply never the less... So I am going to assume if this isn't free that there is no way of doing it through a Knoppix disk'
 
Old 06-07-2010, 07:17 AM   #4
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I hope that it is free because I am trying to save some money by going through this instead of spending the money.
It's free.
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So I am going to assume if this isn't free that there is no way of doing it through a Knoppix disk'
Don't assume, at least check it out first
 
Old 06-08-2010, 01:37 AM   #5
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Thanks

Thank you for the info. I appreciate it. I will give it a try.
 
  


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