Offline NT Password & Registry Editor, Walkthrough 2014, NOTE: This is now a bit old, some are the same, some look a bit different..
The following is a walkthrough of using the CD to reset one user (admin) on a test Vista computer.
** Will now try to auto-load relevant drivers based on PCI information ---- AUTO DISK DRIVER select ---- --- PROBE FOUND THE FOLLOWING DRIVERS: ata_piix ata_generic mptspi --- TRYING TO LOAD THE DRIVERS ### Loading ata_piix scsi0 : ata_piix scsi1 : ata_piix ata1: PATA max UDMA/33 cmd 0x000101f0 ctl 0x000103f6 bmdma 0x00011050 irq 14 ata2: PATA max UDMA/33 cmd 0x00010170 ctl 0x00010376 bmdma 0x00011058 irq 15 ata2.00: ATAPI: VMware Virtual IDE CDROM Drive, 00000001, max UDMA/33 ata2.00: configured for UDMA/33 scsi 1:0:0:0: CD-ROM NECVMWar VMware IDE CDR10 1.00 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5 sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 1x/1x xa/form2 cdda tray Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.20 ### Loading ata_generic ### Loading mptspi Fusion MPT base driver 3.04.04 Copyright (c) 1999-2007 LSI Logic Corporation Fusion MPT SPI Host driver 3.04.04 PCI: Found IRQ 9 for device 00.0 mptbase: Initiating ioc0 bringup ioc0: 53C1030: Capabilities= scsi2 : ioc0: LSI53C1030, Fw Rev=01032920h, Ports=1, Max Q=128, IRQ=9 scsi 2:0:0:0: Direct-Access VMware, VMware Virtual S 1.0 PQ: 0 ANSI: 2 target2:0:0: Beginning Domain Validation target2:0:0: Domain Validation skipping write tests target2:0:0: Ending Domain Validation target2:0:0: FAST-40 WIDE SCSI 80.0 MB/s ST (25 ns, offset 127) sd 2:0:0:0: [sda] 83886080 512-byte hardware sectors (42950 MB) sd 2:0:0:0: [sda] Write Protect is off sd 2:0:0:0: [sda] Cache data unavailable sd 2:0:0:0: [sda] Assuming drive cache: write through sd 2:0:0:0: [sda] 83886080 512-byte hardware sectors (42950 MB) sd 2:0:0:0: [sda] Write Protect is off sd 2:0:0:0: [sda] Cache data unavailable sd 2:0:0:0: [sda] Assuming drive cache: write through sda: sda1 sd 2:0:0:0: [sda] Attached SCSI disk Most of these messages are from the drivers themselves. But all give info on the brand and model and size of the disks found, if any.
------------------------------------------------------------- Driver load done, if none loaded, you may try manual instead.
If you use the floppy version you will be asked to swap floppies at this point.
Drivers are then tried based on PCI hardware indentification.
In stage 2 Spawning shells on console 2 - 6 Initialization complete!
How to boot from a CD varies from computer make to computer make, so I cannot help you much.We create user data security plugin for securing the user data, because now a days some company and persons are fetch the user data from sites and misuse for wrong purpose.When I click "OK", nothing happens, I can't get into another screen, I can not log in as administrator nor as myself as it just doesn't have any other screen options to select. Windows user account password, you've done a factory reimage/reset on your Windows OS and the account has a password you don't know what it is, and things of this sort of nature so you can log into Windows as some account WITHOUT a password just to get in, and then set the password from the Windows Control Panel, etc.------------------------------------------------------------- ** If no disk show up, you may have to try again (d option) or manual (m). ************************************************************************* * Windows Registry Edit Utility Floppy / chntpw * * (c) 1997 - 2007 Petter N Hagen - [email protected]* * GNU GPL v2 license, see files on CD * * * * This utility will enable you to change or blank the password of * * any user (incl.administrator) on an Windows NT/2k/XP/Vista * * WITHOUT knowing the old password.
Just press enter/return to accept the default answer. Look over these instructions and just pick the appropriate options as instructed—it should make sense so just read it over until you get it. pick the Windows disk partition on the hard drive the bootdisk inspects b.