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I'm looking for a CHNTPW equivalent that I can use from Linux to recover, clear or change a Windows password.

chntpw is not quite working for me, I'm planning to boot this from portable.

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Is there an error it throws, what isn't working about it... – X-Istence Sep 10 '11 at 7:41
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Ophcrack will likely be able to recover the existing Windows password. http://ophcrack.sourceforge.net/

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