Introduction: Hack Windows XP Passwords

Quickly recover/hack your windows xp password for free. Watch and learn how to recover lost/forgotten windows password. No administrative rights needed. Disclaimer: ... More» This video not intended to teach someone how to hack into another person's pc but how to recover from lost or forgotten passwords.


wuhdth188509 (author)2016-10-13

For now, UUkeys Windows Password Recovery is the best program to reset XP login password. I followed the tutorial and it recovered my password in just 5 minutes:

Nova_Logic (author)2008-05-22

...ummm i have used this once before and it worked fine but now its not working, and i really need it for some reason the password on my computer jsut randomly changed by its self. I tried using this but it said something out false data, but it also didnt work on the computer im using now (i used this on the computer im using now and it worked perfect before) so it think i did it wrong, can you give better instructions on how to do this? I ahve both a CD-Rom and a USB drive and i tried booting from both. Thank You. also do you have any clue what could change my password with out me knowing it?

Shagglepuff (author)Nova_Logic2008-07-27

Simple; a virus. This password cracking thing must be full of them.

MohsinA44 (author)Shagglepuff2016-10-05

Giving hackers viruses just makes for angry hackers, so it might actually be reliable.

gogl92 (author)Shagglepuff2009-12-03

Dude this is just a Linux distro.

theburn7 (author)Nova_Logic2008-06-11

use the new version, a new update made it so tyhe old version doesnt work

gordie3131 (author)2015-12-04

What I would suggest is that you find a computer that you can download iSeePassword Windows Password Recovery tool and burn a copy of "Boot CD" or "Boot USB" and follow the instructions given below:

1. Download
2. Burn to CD
3. insert into your CD drive
4. reboot
5. Set bios to boot from CD[press F1; F2 ; F11; DEL]
look here if you even NOT understand it:

Hope this information helps you!

rfrancis (author)2011-09-04

dhranrebb (author)2010-11-22

thank you for giving me idea for to fix my problem of xp by pass my password.. i already solve this problem of my... if ever i have some problem just ask here in this furom! have good day! thank you!

izzi303 (author)2010-07-07

For computers that don't have a CD/DVD drive, or it's been disabled, you can use UNetbootin. You will need a flash drive for it to work.

NOTE: Some computers will have the BIOS password protected. This means that you can't boot via CD or USB.

BinaryMage (author)2010-07-02

If you want an easier way to do the same thing, go here.

account3r2 (author)2010-06-23

Hello... can u explain a little better that the video? thnx

scarecrow100 (author)2008-08-21

Mine boots up and it says that the program is running but the a space appears for me to type and I have no idea what to

thekid (author)scarecrow1002010-04-19

try startx if it is a command prompt like terminal

Zorgarath (author)2009-03-19

Need help! Have to deal with LivNet filters and nothing works! email anyhting you think would help to ASAP....

jaxxster1 (author)2009-01-01

my computer crashed after using this for about ten minutes what went wrong?????

Shagglepuff (author)2008-12-15

Sorry about that, its just that these things almost always screw you over.You are right though, ophcrack is clean.

mattccc (author)2008-12-09

mine has a virus on it

Brother_D (author)2008-07-14

I have to ask... What video editing software are you using? Is it Adobe Premiere?

fwjs28 (author)2008-06-23

i've downloaded this and popped it onto a winblows 2000 machine(says it works on the website) and it goes through a bunch of boot stuff then turns itself off.....

Alpha-Critik (author)2008-06-20

Please note that if you download Ophcrack Live then you have to pikey the proper software of the disk. Put the disk in after boot-up, and explore it. You'll find Ophcrack and all the proper rainbow tables associated with it.

darth2o (author)2008-02-27

It is a heck of a lot quicker to start the computer in safe mode (with command prompt) and go in as the administrator, change anyone's password through command prompt.

Spike002 (author)darth2o2008-02-27

lol yaah dude, or even easier, you can just launch command prompt from any user, type in: "net user" find the user you want to change the password for, and then simply type: "net user (user name) *" itll then ask you for the password you want it to be. and yr done!

Arbitror (author)Spike0022008-05-27

only works on admin account

darth2o (author)Spike0022008-02-28

Yes, this was what I was talking about, no old password needed.

branedge (author)Spike0022008-02-27

u can't change the password to a new one if u dont know the old one.

gamer (author)branedge2008-02-28

you can with command prompt

branedge (author)gamer2008-02-28

are u talking about going into the recovery console? i dont think u can im building an xp box now i'll test it

gamer (author)branedge2008-02-28

u can change the password, its not recovery, its... umm.... i dont know what its called but it says like type a new password: retype the password: and then your password is changed... i dont know what u r talking about when you say "recovery console" -gamer

dancereaper (author)darth2o2008-04-24

you cant just do it that easely how u gonna get the admin password huh?. my school has an admin and a administrator acc u have to log onto 1 of them to get in

branedge (author)darth2o2008-02-27

you have to know the admin password for this...

MODX (author)2008-04-08

ophcrack is available for free download on


alvin hckr (author)2008-04-04

hey new trick to hack the computer password.if the administrator password also locked.

HardCoreHacker (author)2008-03-25

All I get is and embed code

jrimz (author)HardCoreHacker2008-03-27

coz of your name i need to how to crack in side my boss password of his email add. coz he normaly uses the company one

branedge (author)jrimz2008-03-28

sorry not following your question.

branedge (author)HardCoreHacker2008-03-27

when, where do u get this?

edmund1 (author)2008-03-23

so i have it on a cd but idk what the hell to do with it next i looked around on the website and i couldn't find anything anyone want to help?

branedge (author)edmund12008-03-24

reboot your pc go into your bios set your pc to boot from your cd rom. put the cd in the drive reboot your pc and ophcrack should automatically start.

gamer (author)2008-02-27

what happens if you dont have the password needed to go into the BIOS?

BorisSpencer (author)gamer2008-02-27

There'll be a jumper on the motherboard that clears the Bios password.

gamer (author)BorisSpencer2008-02-28

oh... i see... so, when i wanna hack into my friends 2000$ macbook, i just have to open it and try to find a stupid little jumper...

copycat42 (author)gamer2008-03-02

does your friend's macbook run windows xp?

gamer (author)copycat422008-03-03

good point... it could, but my point was to open up a 2000$ laptop... it could be a dell (they have really expensive laptops)...

nerocon (author)2008-03-02

Gamer, your method will not work if the user of the comp has changed the default admin password (witch is blank)

As for Ophcrack live cd its the way to go if you do not know how to use JTR (John The Ripper) Ophcrack live cd is bloatware.

Also Bitty is correct, Ophcrack will not function with LM cache disabled and a half decent password, all brute force cracking software will take much to long with a proper password for practical cracking.

See here for proper password help

Also keep in mind this is not hacking, its cracking. I really hate the false image hackers get from crackers and people spreading improper terms that gets productive members of the open source community labeled as criminal! Get your facts straight before you (sometimes accidentally) slander an entire group of people responsible for nix and more! The computer world would not be what it is now without hackers.. it would be a horrible horrible place controlled by companies like M$.

/rant off (sorry, but the subject irritates me to no end)

Bitty (author)2008-02-28

If you want to keep your passwords safe from this kind of attack, be sure to disable LM hashes ( ), and as an extra precaution, make your passphrase longer than 14 characters.

GorillazMiko (author)2008-02-27

Pretty cool, and nice video! :-)

branedge (author)2008-02-27

yes it is a large file but i think it's worth it... bios password -- if you can't find the jumper unplug the PC take the cmos battery out (about the size of a quarter) what about 5 minutes that should set it back to defaults clearing the bios...

PetervG (author)2008-02-27

Cool, too bad the file is 445mb!

joejoerowley (author)2008-02-27

Cool! Nice video!

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