Last updated on November 23rd, 2019 at 08:03 am
How many times did you forget the Windows computer password then got locked out of the system? How to recover or reset an administrator password when forgotten? If you are looking for a way to recover the computer password then the best way to achieve it is by using Windows password recovery tools.
Most password recovery tools use brute-force attacks, LM & NTLM hashes attack, dictionary attaches or even rainbow attack. However, Windows password resetting tools will completely erase the user administrator from the computer and let you log in without any password.
So, combining all the tools together, let us take a better look at the top 5 best Windows password recovery software in 2018.
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Top 5 Best Windows Password Recovery Software of 2020
Everyone knows it’s an old and outdated product but truth to be told, it still works in 2018. It is a password recovery software that uses the rainbow table to speed up the process and cracks the password instead of deleting it. It works pretty fast if you are using a simple and short password but gets difficult if you are using a long and strong password.
Basically, Ophcrack uses Brute-force and dictionary attacks to find out the computer password in case you are using an easy password. But it can even use the rainbow table to recover the Windows password that you can download freely from the internet. But if you are using a stronger password then you will have to purchase the tables from the internet that could cost a couple hundred dollars.
#2: PassFolk SaverWin Free
The star product of all Windows password recovery tools in 2018 is PassFolk SaverWin Free – A free Windows password resetting tool that can bypass any Windows computer password almost instantly. It is a totally FREE program and has become one of the most favorite tools amongst Windows users.
It works with Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10 whether you are using local or Microsoft account as the default user profile. It doesn’t matter if you are using 32 or 64 bit Windows versions as it works in both terrifically. Moreover, it allows you to create password reset disk with a USB pen drive and CD/DVD so that you can reset the computer password as many time as you want when you forget the password.
#3: Cain & Abel
Cain & Abel is another password recovery software that cracks the computer password by sniffing the computer network and decrypts the password by using Brute-force or dictionary attack. It also uses the latest cryptanalysis attacks depending on the rainbow tables used by the user.
It gives more reliability than any other Windows password recovery tools and additionally, it can even crack internet explorer, Windows mail and other old dial-up passwords in case you need them. However, it is slower if cracking a harder password.
#4: NT Password
NT Password is not a password recovery tool but it is a password resetting tool that can blank our the administrator password of the computer by editing the registry entries offline. It is one of the most popular software and even works in 2018. However, it does get in trouble cracking Windows 10 64 bit version computers but works flawlessly with any other version.
It does require a user to create a password reset disk by downloading and burning the ISO image file that can be further used to reset the locked computer password. But still, it is worth using in 2018.
#5: Trinity Rescue Kit
Another password resetting tool worth checking out in 2018 is Trinity Rescue Kit. It didn’t get as popular as NT Password due to its poor publicity but it works just fine in 2018.
This program better works with computer experts and programmers who understand the command prompt programming. It requires going through a series of instruction in order to reset the computer password. It works 9 out of 10 times but sometimes gives fatal errors in 64 bit Windows versions.
Unlike any other Windows password recovery tools, SaverWin does have a dedicated support staff that could help you to go through the password resetting process if you are stuck at any point. It has been tested on all computer and laptop brands and has a success of 100% rate yet. It works great with HP, Lenovo, Toshiba, Acer, Asus, etc. and other big brands without any issues. Basically, if any device is using Windows operating system, SaverWin can reset their password within few moments.
If you’re Windows 10 users, you can find other free ways to reset your Windows password without losing data.
In this article, we have disclosed 5 top Windows password recovery software that you can use in 2018. Depending on the strength of the password, there’s a high chance it can’t be cracked by password recovery tools but it is guaranteed that it can be reset by SaverWin by creating a bootable password reset disk with it. On the other hand, if you have a new computer then you can even format it and re-install the operating system all over again.
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