Windows 7 Help

Resetting a Windows 7 password with Linux

  • cd to windows/system32/
  • rename Utilman.exe to Utilman.bak (or whatever)
  • copy cmd.exe to Utilman.exe

  • restart windows
  • open cmd prompt by clicking on the left-hand bottom widget
  • compmgmt.msc
  • change password of user

  • restart machine -> linux
  • delete Utilman.exe
  • rename Utilman.bak to Utilman.exe

-- Tim McDonald - 2015-06-30


Topic revision: r1 - 2015-06-30 - TimMcDonald
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