How to run Command Prompt On a Computer that has it locked, and get into the Administrators Password

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The name says it all.
This instructable will tell you how to run CMD (Command Prompt) and change the password.
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Step 1: Getting the Stuff

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Now you need the Application.
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I recomend saving it onto a flash drive if you are doing this at school.

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Step 2: Installing Please Wait...........

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Now is the "Fun" Part. Now once you downloaded the Application you need to install it. Fun Fun! NOT. Follow the wizard and if youre using the flash drive, save it on the flash drive.

Step 3: The REAL Fun Part

Alright, this is really the fun part. Now you get to use CMDP (Command Prompt Portable) to hack the password of any user. Type net user and you should get a little chart of the users. Then type net user USER"S NAMEWhere USER"S NAME is type guess what? The user's Name. You should get a long line of data like last logon, etc. You should also get a line saying type new password here type the new password there and logoff and sign in administrator, and tada. You are done.

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nairbdryb3 days ago

hi, im trying to hack into my own computer just to see if i can do it. i go to my guest account and i can see the net user list. but i try to pull up their information and it says "access is denied"

cchou12 years ago
how did he get the change the password line????
i need it!!!!
You type in "net user USERNAME *", without the quotations and fill in USERNAME with the username @cchou1
drmjj55 (author) 6 years ago
sorry about that. I will be removing this instructable and working on it. I will then re-post it drmjj55
Gymcap drmjj551 year ago

you probably wont see this and you probably wont care but if you can get it to open in the lock screen then you have complete access over the whole computer and thus can change the admin password ect ect.

cchou12 years ago
how did that work all it showed was info and logons thats it
i didnt get the change password line. which wondows were you using??
then you tupe in " net user (name of user) *
(be aware of the space after the name of user)
Sublivious6 years ago
Doesn't work when CMD is disabled via Group Policy.
i found a crack around this the other day! download dosbox 0.72 from source forge this is how i play nintendo emulation I had on usb drive at library and tried it and it let me in dos cause it didnt know what it was you have to mount c c:\
its not a crack... its an emulator for dos games...
awace awace6 years ago
make shure you get it from source forge they dont have popups or virus
Can't install that software if you're in the Users group.
install on an usb flashdrive...
@echo off command @echo on save as .bat open and you have the unlocked cmd. worked on my schools comps
thats probably batch...
echo off
start cmd /K
echo off
cmd /K
or make a batch file with all containing commands (like you said), but at errors it will throw you out-.-
That works! Nothing fancy though, like being able to hit the up arrow to get the previous commands. Thanks!
i downloaded the software N installed it N opened it N also made it run... but after i type"net user user-name"....i get all the deatils of last log.....but still cant understand how to change password????????.....
you could not change passwords of others, in school it wouldn't even work fo your account, 'cause your data is saved on an other computer...
This also only works if you already are an administrator. <---- Most kids forget this...
bjman6643 years ago
my administrator is an IT business law teacher and so i need to unlock any type of command prompt before i can log on or change password etc. that makes me shad :(
collard416 years ago
to add urself as an administrator typenet localgroup (username) adminstrators /addto find out what groups you have on your computer, just type net localgroupthis is quite useful sometimes cos instead of /add you can put /deland it removes that username from that group.

Sorry collard41, It might be a localized issue but for me your comment is unreadable, as it runs out of the edge of the text box. Incase anyone else has this issue I have copied your comment below!

to add urself as an administrator type:

net localgroup (username) adminstrators /add

to find out what groups you have on your computer, just type:

net localgroup

this is quite useful sometimes cos instead of /add you can put /del and it removes that username from that group.
kwebber3214 years ago
this is smart and stupid. u do realize that some schools block you from opening applactions from a flash drive?
ampaxx4 years ago
If I did this, could I have it restore the old password? This is nice, but if it ends up getting me kicked out of school for messing with the administrator password (which would happen) it would not really have done anything for me
esalaka4 years ago
You know, you could've just used instead of Command Prompt Portable.
drmjj55 ment to fill in the blank. My user is "nathan", so type net user nathan to change my password.
a4great5 years ago
acctually there is a much simpler way, look for a program called and it is the same thing. good instrucable though.
Sublivious6 years ago
Doesn't work unless you're an Administrator.