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Re: Breaking Windows XP user password?

 On Thu, 24 Jan 2008 09:09:17 -0500 (EST) 
Scott Ehrlich <[hidden email]> wrote: 

> Granted this is not for a UNIX-based system, but in case there is a  UNIX 
> utility that can accomplish the goal... 
> I am looking for a bootable CD/DVD (or application to be placed on a CD/DVD to 
> be made bootable) that can let me mount a Windows XP drive/partition (SP1 or 
> SP2), and force-crack the admin password (even if admin account name has been 
> changed, but I know what it has been changed to).  The application cannot write 
> to the hard drive - only mount it read-only, read the password file into ram, 
> and show the cracked password. 
> I know I can use the pnordahl utility to try and force-change the password, but 
> I actually want to crack it. 

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