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  • To reset your password
    1: Turn on your computer and hold down SHIFT
    2: Select "Rescue Mode" or "Recovery Mode"
    3: Use the arrow keys to select "Root Shell"
    4: Type

    passwd yourname

    Type the username for the user whose password you want to change
    5: Type

    This works on a Deb based version of Linux, such as Ubuntu

    There is different method for RPM versions of Linux, such as Fedora

    Answered by dg457
    2 years ago
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  • Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor, Bootdisk / CD is probably the best tool for what you want to do

    download links are close to the bottem of the page

    i would suggest reading the information and the faq first though as it will help you get the best from this tool

    if you need any further help or advice feel free to ask

    Answered by ax2ax2
    2 years ago
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  • Yes use chntpw, an offline NT Password Editor.

    Here is the home page:
    Search for it on your distro's repository or compile from source.

    Answered by tioduke
    2 years ago
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