Reset Windows10 Password

This article shows you how to reset a windows password.

Boot up your PC from you linux partition or an usb stick. Then you replace the Utilman.exe with cmd.exe in C:\Windows\System32 as shown below:

cd /<mount_point>/Windows/System32
cp Utilman.exe Utilman.exe.orig
cp cmd.exe Utilman.exe

Now boot up your Windows and click on the accessibility tools icon or press WIN+U. This will open an administrator command prompt for you. With this prompt you are able to create new users or enable the administrator account.


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