Password recovery utilities for Windows NT

Offline NT Password Editor is a freeware utility that can change the password of the Administrator account. Useful when having lost the password for a machine or just gotten ones hands on a machine where no one knows the password.

Other free utilities that can help you:

There also exist utilities one can pay for:

There also exists tools for extracting the password hashes (the calculated value based on the password) from the local or a remote system, and tools for turning the calculated value into a password using bruteforce and dictionaries.

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