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Ophcrack v3.4.0 (LiveCD v3.4.0)

User Rating 3 out of 5
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
ophcrack LiveCD v3.6.0 is incredible!June 19, 2013 By None
ophcrack works great... though you need to know what you are doing. If your computer is not set to boot from your CD/DVD drive, the autorun feature of ophcrack will not be able to run!! (It's not the program's fault, it's your computer!!) Also without your computer booting automatically from the CD/DVD drive, running ophcrack will not be as automatic as it could be, but still is easy enough to remedy and works wonderfully! Once I was able to restart my computer and have it boot from the DVD drive, the program ran, discovered available passwords, and revealed my missing password within 3 minutes! Knowing now how well this program works, I would have been very happy to pay for it! Thanks, ophcrack!!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Works Like it says on the pageMay 12, 2013 By None
Burned to a Cd. Followed the instructions and 4 minutes later password found. Cannot praise high enough.
5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Ophcrack won't work for my w7pcMay 08, 2013 By None
sir, i just tried Ophcrack ,but it won't recover my w7 password
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
very usefull toolMay 07, 2013 By None
Ophcrack has beein of great help to thousands of people and i wish it will continue to render this help in a more secure way to avoid hackers with wrong intent gaining advantage of it! am really glad to be assoiciated with this little but great tool!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
dead end kidApril 15, 2013 By None
Program never successfully loaded so I really can't say whether or not the program works to recover passwords. It never even located the partition - just stopped in mid-install as did the CD ROM drive. Waste of a blank disk.
5 of 14 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
lame broken batchApril 03, 2013 By None
Doesn't download correctly. Causes registry infiltration. Would be nice if it actually did something useful besides being malware. ...Try for yourself! :D Maybe it'll work for you. 0_o
3 of 11 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Excellent - ophcrackMarch 02, 2013 By None
the software didn't work the first time. When I booted up the second time I installed it manually. Less than four minutes it had found my passwords. Easy. brilliant instructions/guide. thank you
7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Does Not workJanuary 23, 2013 By None
Second time I've used this, second time it has failed and I've had to use another software to delete my password instead. Used on 2 separate machines on 2 different operating systems, the longest password I've ever created was 11 characters long, but I do use capitals and numbers. So, unless some virus has hacked both computers and changed the password to something very complicated, this software is $#!+ hmmmmmm
7 of 17 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
Works for short passwords obviouslyJanuary 11, 2013 By None
It worked immediately by me on Windows 7 Professional 32 bit, but only regarding relatively weak passwords - 4 characters, without any numbers or special characters. When I tried it on the account which has a 14 character password with letters and digits, it coudlnt find anything.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
May work for some, but not for all.December 27, 2012 By None
I have a medium strength password (rated medium by various online password strength checking utilities) on my laptop and decided to test to see if this program could recover it. It couldn't. I tried on a friend's computer who has forgotten the password, wouldn't recover it there either. Both computers are Windows 7 and both currently remain with a secured password. I tested using the default values. There are other options available with this program, but all require loading tables that have to be saved to the hard drive or loaded from a USB key. Not for the novice computer user. I currently haven't found any alternatives that do work.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Worked perfect for meDecember 08, 2012 By None
I couldn't remember a password on my laptop and had to use this on a USB Flash Drive since I don't have a CD burner on my desktop. It took all of about 5 minutes to find all the passwords for all the accounts. The laptop runs Windows XP, if that helps anyone reading my review. I would highly recommend this. It was incredibly simple to use, did exactly what it was supposed to do, and did it quick.
9 of 10 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
December 01, 2012 By None
hoping this works like it says im super happy to try and imready to access my password like it says
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
OphcrackOctober 08, 2012 By None
I downloaded this to gain access to a Windows 7 64 bit machine that I already had access to through a non admin account after forgetting the admin password. I feared that my password was one of the longer in my catalog and it would not find it, and eventually didn't. However, I created a password on my non admin account to make sure it worked. I used a simple A-L string in the alphabet, 12 characters, and Ophcrack FAILED to find the password. I changed it to a four letter word, ""home"", and again it failed to crack the password. As another reviewer did, I was able to access the files from the Oph desktop and transfer them to a flash drive. I will not recommend this to anyone.
30 of 38 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
it didn't crack passwords for me BUT...August 05, 2012 By None
it did enable me to open up two dysfunctional hard drives - I had one hard drive that had hidden junk malware files that I was finally able to delete... and another hard drive that belongs to a friend - I was able to take and rescue all of the pictures from it by copying & pasting the files onto a usb. I am happy with the program and would recommend others to try it.
12 of 14 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
July 31, 2012 By None
very good software to restore passwords. it;s so easy to used
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
July 29, 2012 By None
thak you to this programm and many other programm with this site
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
worked for me Windows 7July 28, 2012 By None
The first time I wrote the iso file to the disk I did not use the suggested ISO burner and it did not work. (I used the windows iso burner) I tried it again by downloading the free burner first, then downloaded a fresh image file (just in case virus software screwed up the first one). I used the free iso burner to burn the file to the disk from my downloads folder. Restarted and it worked in a snap.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Didn't Work for MeJuly 16, 2012 By None
I wish these reviews were dated, because I'm thinking that maybe a Windows Update changed something so that this password cracker doesn't work anymore. I tried it twice from a CD on Windows XP, and each time I clicked on Show Passwords, it just said ""file not found."" This was in July 2012.
13 of 15 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
fantasticJune 12, 2012 By None
I spent about 10 hrs trying to get the password or to get the data off the sata drive of my windows 7 laptop. This free software found the password in about 3 minutes. Many others say they're free, but then when you get to the last step, they want you to buy it. This just requires burning the ISO CD using another computer.
28 of 30 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
May 31, 2012 By None
i am a instructor of the institute. i am too much head pain because to keeping password by the students. this software helps me from my problem. thanks of lots
1 of 3 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Great ProgramMay 30, 2012 By None
This program is simple to use, just start your pc up using the dvd drive and it takes over from there. Did a wonderful job for me! It recovered the password, took a few minuites but was well worth it.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
Good, not greatApril 20, 2012 By HonestLogic
The instructions were good, the screen shots are easy to follow, the program worked as described to recover one of the passwords. However, the admin password was not recovered and this is the one that I really need. I guess you get what you pay for and for free this was a good program.
9 of 11 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
OphcrackApril 19, 2012 By None
Ran the ISO on a windows 7 home premium laptop. Accer machine. It starts great runs says there is no password on the machine. says there are 3 locations Admin No Password, Guest No Password and User No password. The owner knows part of the password says its 7 letters just cant remember the last 3. Wish it had worked i then tried it on my system for the heck of it and I only have a 8 letter password that i know and it said the same thing no password found. My system is a Windows 7 Pro 64 bit.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
April 18, 2012 By None
IT DOES NOT WORK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
Didn't work for meApril 01, 2012 By None
Windows 7 HP After runing the software, this is what I got in a cmd window: QIconvCodec:: convertFromUnicode: using ASCII for conversion, iconv_open failed QIconvCodec:: convertToUnicode: using ASCII for conversion, iconv_open failed /hom/tuc/launch.sh: line 100: 1138 Segmentation fault ophcrack -d / -t $TABLES_INLINE -w $FOUND/ -n $numcpu -o /tmp/ophcrack.txt $opts So I guess that means it didn't work? Judging by the number of positive reviews I can't be certain this software is the problem - I suppose it could be my brand new Dell that locked me out - but I can tell you it didn't work for me and the ""error"" message wasn't helpful.
3 of 5 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
March 05, 2012 By None
I would like to help people with legitimate administrator sign in problems, but we must all be aware that there are those among us who are unscrupulous. the question is can this app work with the USB flashdrive on a Dell inspiron notebook? This machine has no CD/DVD drive.
16 of 17 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
THIS IS THE GREATEST EVER!!!February 02, 2012 By None
OMG I HAVE BEEN STRESSING FOR WEEKS COULDNT GET INTO DAUGHTERS ACCOUNT ADMIN PASSWORD WAS FORGOTTEN BUT MAN THE ORPHCRACK IS SERIOUSLY THE BEST THING EVER DOWNLOADED THE ISO FILE BURNED THE DISK PUT IT IN AND WALLA WE GOT THE PASSWORD AND GOT IN CHANGED THE PASSWORD SO CAN REMEMBER BETTER TY SOO MUCH FOR YOUR PRODUCT AND HELP IN THIS MATTER OTHER COMPUTER PLACES WOULDNT EVEN TELL ME THIS PRODUCT TRIED TO TELL ME IT WOULD COST MORE THEN I PAID FOR THE COMPUTER JUST TO FIX BUT YOU SAVED ME AGAIN TY FOR SOO MUCH!!!
26 of 26 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!January 20, 2012 By None
I changed the administrator password on my computer and forgot to write it down (ouch!) After following your very specific instructions, I was able to recover it with the Ophcrack LiveCD password recovery tool. Thank you so much for providing these explicit instructions. I was worried about not being able to access the admin account!
6 of 6 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
HOW TO DO IT CORRECTLYJanuary 15, 2012 By None
Everyone who says that they can't load the disk needs to figure out the BOOT ORDER at the beginning. Normally, your computer boots from your HARD DRIVE because that's obviously where you keep your current OS (whether it be XP, Vista, or 7). To be able to use Ophcrack, you need to change the boot order so that your computer will try to boot from your CD drive first. To change the boot order, you probably need to press F2 or F10 or something on the boot screen. (You know that screen that comes up w/ the name of the brand your company is?) Then you need to go to the boot tab and change it. Then it should work guys.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
January 01, 2012 By None
This sounds like a great problem solver ! But my computer that is admin p/w protected, will not allow me to down load the program ! Any other help for me? sigh..........
1 of 8 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
OphcrackDecember 29, 2011 By None
I ran the program and got the following. For users I knew had no password it came up ""empty"" for the other two users, one of which is me, it came up ""not found"". What does that mean? Why didn't it find them?
2 of 3 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
OphcrackDecember 24, 2011 By None
Tim, I can't thank you enough for giving users access to this type of fix. You really made my day. Please keep sharing inspiring ways to help fix our PCs. Thanks,
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Very nice help! Thank you!December 10, 2011 By None
I spent some time reading through the guiding 10 steps. I have to thank the author for spending much more time creating all these and making them available all for free! The Ophcrack tool works very well with my computer. This is really amazing!
6 of 9 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Great ProductNovember 21, 2011 By None
Works like a charm, very easy to use. Use it on my laptop with windows 7- 64 bit. worked in minutes.
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
November 21, 2011 By None
nice app 100 % work ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
November 15, 2011 By None
Good one.... but damn it i need to download it first n den give u a proper review. jus let me download it first..... wht da hell is dis ah? come on............
2 of 5 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
Tried but failedOctober 28, 2011 By None
Tried to go through all of the steps in various articles. After an hour, downloaded OphCrack then followed steps for rebooting=did nothing. Tried downloading free iso burner thing=resulted in some other software that was scanning my computer not helping me to burn any software. All in all, I give up with trying this so we will have to re-install everything and start over.
8 of 17 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
all goodOctober 17, 2011 By None
its100% us full plaease use it frineds and it be a part for your software ....
4 of 5 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Under 2 minutes and logged in againOctober 10, 2011 By None
The title says it all. Very simple. No worries ever again.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
OPhcrackOctober 07, 2011 By None
I am sorry, I ran the software on 3 computers and none worked. Someone has better luck than I am.
4 of 5 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Does not work for strong passwordsSeptember 14, 2011 By None
Tool ran it's complete cycle and couldn't find the passwords. Even tried it on a machine that I knew the password which was just letters with one symbol/number and it couldn't figure it out either. Tool is probably only good at cracking weak passwords.
8 of 8 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
only gave partial passwordAugust 04, 2011 By None
it all worked great except that it only gave the last 2 letters of the password. I know this because I know the passwords I put on the other users. It's the admin account I cant remember the password for!!! Any ideas?
8 of 13 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
ophcrackAugust 03, 2011 By None
Worked like a charm! You'll have to be patient and give the program time to do it's magic:) Make sure you go to your BIOS and settup to boot off the CD.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
Writing a programmeAugust 01, 2011 By None
The reason software are written is to meet the need of user, that you have done. I'll recommend to others.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
worked like a charmJuly 29, 2011 By None
Ophcrack found my 4-numbers Vista password in 6 seconds. Great work!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
July 23, 2011 By None
Excellent product. I forgot my administrator password and this product helped me in rebooting the machine and locating the password.
6 of 6 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
July 21, 2011 By None
This is a very good password recover that works very good. I used it with windows vista and I was back into my system in min's
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
not currentJuly 13, 2011 By None
i found the program availiable, but it is not a windows image, i used tazusb to make it a bootable usb, but it could not make a bootable usb happen. i then downloaded the windows exe installer (which wont do in the first place as the system being cracked uses user account control and will need authorizing anyways) but alas the tables that are used for cracking the vista hashes 404 in the installation process, therefore this is a fail project. i rate as low stars as is allowed as this does not work at all. ps on my system it could not crack my password of 6 letters all lower case (it has no tables so this was not a surprise)
8 of 8 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Works like a CharmJuly 12, 2011 By None
Had a user pc that had been set up without the standard local admin and no one knew the password. She was unable to access her archived emails that were critical to her job and I didn't have the hardware to make an external drive out of her laptop drive to get the data off. Downloaded this, booted up (On Windows 7), found the local admin profile password and fixed the problem.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
Ophcrack didn't workJuly 11, 2011 By None
I bought a HP Pavilion laptop running password protected Windows 7 Enterprise at a rummage sale. Ophcrack loaded as advertised and ran for 30+ minutes and did not find any passwords. While it may work fine under other conditions, it didn't this time. Apparently it works for many so I gave it a recommended rating though it didn't work for me.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
July 07, 2011 By None
I will have to check it first, because i have not downloaded yet and even not able to find out download link, please specify clearly aboult link
0 of 4 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
What Gives?June 24, 2011 By None
I burned the ISO onto a disk from my desktop and inserted it into the laptop that runs Vista. Ophcrack was running fine and then the system just turned off before it was complete. I checked the power connection and started over. The same thing happened....three times. What gives? Thought maybe it was a screen saver issue, so I kept the machine busy by moving the mouse around, and it died again. By the way, 4 minutes in and it hadn't found my password yet. It appears that it would do as advertised, but does anyone have any idea why it keeps shutting off?
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
I Am Impressed!!!June 09, 2011 By None
I monkeyed around for days trying to get into my computer that I had forgotten the password for. I almost threw it in the dumpster but found Ophcrack and it recovered my password in 2m 39s!! The 1st CD I made didn't work because I just used XP's writer. Then I downloaded ""Active @ISO Burner"" and burned a 2nd CD with that. Worked like a charm! Thanks Much.
16 of 17 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
Works greatMay 27, 2011 By None
Found my Win 7 password no trouble, admittedly it was a fairly simple one (5 letters and a number). Could be a useful tool.
6 of 8 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Doesn't work on Windows 7April 15, 2011 By None
Got the program to run just fine but it said password not found on Windows 7. Any ideas on how to get it to work with Windows 7?
27 of 32 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
April 13, 2011 By None
yes , its a very fantaastic crack password software. which is very essential for forgetten password.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
ophcrackApril 05, 2011 By None
absolute quality ! easy to use and got my password within minutes
4 of 5 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
Might workApril 05, 2011 By None
I used it once and got my simple password, but when I tried to do it on a possibly more difficult password, it wasn't found to my dismay. It's probably more than 10 characters, but I really don't think so...
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Saved tons of timeMarch 11, 2011 By None
Worked exactly as I had hoped, saved me from nuking drive and starting over!!!
12 of 14 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
Ophcrack 2.3.1March 08, 2011 By None
Used this to audit passwords on a Windows 7 system. Ophcrack was able to crack 1 of two passwords. The cracked password was 7 characters long using mixed case letters, numbers and symbols. Ophcrack was unable to crack a 12 character password that also used mixed case letters, numbers and symbols.
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
WorthlessFebruary 28, 2011 By None
My computer wouldn't even boot this worthless junk-ware, skipped right over the ""boot-able"" cd and loaded into windows. I will find an alternative from a reputable (or less reputable as the case may be) source.
1 of 72 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
passwrod toolFebruary 07, 2011 By None
this is awesome. helped me a lot great and free. woow
15 of 17 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Ophcrack Password RecoveryJanuary 23, 2011 By None
This software is absolutely Ace!!! I was so ooo relieved when it worked.....and so quick too. Thank you so much for your assistance---what would we do without you people???
11 of 13 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
sunJanuary 20, 2011 By None
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1 of 20 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
limited!!!January 19, 2011 By None
I'm guessing that it would be OK for those people who use common words/names for their Windows p/w (but then they are the least likely to forget the password, anyway!)...if I read the info correctly, it uses a dictionary attack on Vista and 7...so anyone who uses ""safer"" passwords (as they should!) will not be helped. Certainly, it could even find my passwords (tested on two machines) even though it seemed to run OK...
3 of 4 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
Didn't WorkJanuary 13, 2011 By None
I did everything that was suggested and when I tried it, all I got was a message that stated ""Disk Error 3E, AX = 429F, drive 9F"" and I couldn't get it to go any father. So, I used a different program that worked. Thanks for nothing!
6 of 12 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
January 11, 2011 By None
Lost Administrator Password in Windows 7 or Vista use ophcrach review good
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
You are lucky when it works fine!December 18, 2010 By None
I tried the CD-version on an an offline DELL OPTIPLEX 170L SMALL MINITOWER - P4 3.0GH 256MB RAM with a quit fresh installed and fully updated Win XP Pro SP3 OS. Ophcrack started running, found the 7 user ID's, ran for 35 secs, got stuck and aborted with an error message referring to some command line. I repeated this several times. This software is really not reliable! There are to many users reporting similar problems.
14 of 20 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
oph on vistaDecember 10, 2010 By None
didnt work on vista ult...........................
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
niceDecember 09, 2010 By None
it's very amazing tool everyone should use it. i wonder how people are creating this kind of softwares thanks for the team
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Fast and effectiveNovember 29, 2010 By None
It took awhile to download the ISO file on my other laptop. However once I booted from the CD, the program found my password within a couple of minutes, so I'm back in business.
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Ophcrack is AMAZING!November 22, 2010 By None
The program worked! it wasnt that much hassle either. The download of LiveCD took about 30 minutes and the burn took about 10 minutes. All i had to do was put the CD in the locked computer, turn it off, and turn it back on and it had the password i was looking for in less than a minute! i was doubtful about using it on ym computer but now i cant be happier!
7 of 7 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
Did NOT find my simple passwordNovember 18, 2010 By None
I was so angry I forgot my password that I just had to use a program to ""recover"" not remove. I tried OPH first. The download took 1 hour over DSL. I had to then download the special CD Burner program to burn the special ISO file OPHCrack is. All went easy and I rebooted from the CD without problems, but it could not find my easy 8 letter password. So I then tried the NT password remover and that download took only minutes. Again an ISO file and burned easy to CD. As I was burning the CD my password popped in my memory and my own brain did the work afterall.
1 of 13 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
password recovery in windos 7November 13, 2010 By None
ophcrack couldn't find the password in windows 7, I then used ""Offline NT Password & Registry Editor"", that worked great
10 of 12 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
no tables foundOctober 29, 2010 By None
I tried this on two computers, Vista and Windows 7, got the same failed response, ""no tables found"". Cannot find any info on this message!
4 of 7 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
soo goodOctober 23, 2010 By None
It was working great for me till it told me that i did not have a partition. Not good.. Meant there wasn't a password? Soooo... I still could not log into the computer. It still came up under Administrator and I still need to know my password. Soooo I am moving on to another program tomorrow...
5 of 8 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Saved My ButtOctober 22, 2010 By None
Not much else to say. Booted my machine into this software, and had my lost password in seconds. A definite life-saver!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
AwesomeOctober 22, 2010 By None
Had to recover a password for a machine using Windows Server 2008 - Enterprise Edition. I just booted into ophcrack, and it had my password in seconds. Cool beans.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
worked a treatOctober 15, 2010 By None
Client had a Vista home prem HP laptop with , you guesed it.. lost password. apx 3 minutes to load and 1.5 minutes to recover password. Cheers and thanks
10 of 12 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
October 13, 2010 By None
Didn't work for me on an old works XP Pro machine. Didn't find any passwords, user or admin or even the user account name. As someone else has said, I don't think it picks this up where the computer has been set up for remote access connection, even though the computer has stand alone access.
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
worked on XP Pro SP3October 01, 2010 By None
did the job for me in 2minutes. Thank you very much!
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
stuckSeptember 28, 2010 By None
can't get any further after starting kernel log daemon: klogd it says it's ok but after 30 minutes still nothing
3 of 5 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
It got the admin password for XP PROSeptember 27, 2010 By None
I needed the admin password on a 4 year old Dell laptop, so I could use recovery console and repair from the retail CD. I had to wait about 5 minutes after boot (look at bottom box for % completed), and let it finish, but it gave the admin pw. I used the cd version with write image on my burn software, and prefer this since no installation of any software is required (only download and write image), so no way it could put any hooks or malware on the machine used to build the CD, like others could, as far as I can see. Whoever said it won't work on XP PRO must have not waited long enough, or it has been fixed since. Of course, maybe the admin password is all it will do, but it was all I needed.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
September 27, 2010 By None
I do not have any thing for this. I am sorry. This is very good tools. So this tools help us.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
mixedSeptember 23, 2010 By None
Tried this on two different computers. One running vista with a numeric password, another running ubuntu 10.04, password was all letters. Worked perfectly in under a minute on the vista machine, did not work on the linux machine. Used the xp download for the linux computer, will try the vista one and let you all know if it works. Also, I used a usb drive, not a cd to run the program.
4 of 6 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Wast of time! Won't recover Win XP Pro passwords!September 20, 2010 By None
I downloaded the ISO file, burned the CD, booted with the CD and followed the instructions. It was unable to recover any passwords. A total waste of time!
10 of 14 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Program doesn't workSeptember 15, 2010 By None
This program (Ophcrack v3.3.1 (LiveCD v2.3.1)) is 496MB in size. When you try and download it you only get 100 & something MB. It doesn't give you the whole file. Someone needs to fix this. If anybody has the hold file please make it availabe to others.
6 of 10 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
worked on Win7 Home PremiumSeptember 08, 2010 By None
Wife left me, and as a parting gift, changed the pw on the computer. First ISO burned with windows image burner DID NOT WORK. Used IMG BRN for the next CD and it cracked it in about three minutes. What is odd is that I can't change the PW on her user account but the cracked PW logs into the computer desktop.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
pretty worked on DEL machine but not for IntelSeptember 03, 2010 By None
i have installed win 7 ultimate(64-bit) on my intel machine and my friend on DEL same OS, i inserted this live CD on my frnd's del machine it workd pretty good but not for my Intel
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Disappointed after 400MB downloadSeptember 02, 2010 By None
After downloading ISO and burning (twice), when I attempted to boot kept getting error after the ISOLINUX 3.82 header that said ""Could not find kernel image linux"" and dropped to the boot: prompt
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
does not workSeptember 02, 2010 By None
Failed to find any passwords on Win 7 ultimate 64bit
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
It workedSeptember 01, 2010 By None
Somewhat easy to use. Was expecting immediate password results but took a few minutes. Might not be able to decode case sensitive passwords. Instructions should of been easier such as: Load disc Select option 1 Linux will load Be patient for password recovery (may take a few minutes)
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
September 01, 2010 By None
The live Cd worked like a charm. Found every local user and then after a few minutes waiting for the scan to complete, found everyones password. Excellent work !!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Worked Like a Charm!August 19, 2010 By None
This program worked like a charm! Wasn't difficult to use, and it recaptured my lost password!
8 of 8 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
it didnt workedAugust 18, 2010 By None
i seems that every thing was going well. ophcrack gave me a password that actually didnt opened my pc.i have a windows 7.
1 of 5 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Does not workAugust 12, 2010 By None
Failed to find any passwords on Win 7 Pro 64bit PC
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Worked great on XP ProJuly 20, 2010 By None
I removed a clients computer from their work domain and after I did, the user could not remember the old password that he used before the computer was connected to the domain. The password resetter that I have used for years would not even find the partition much less any passwords. I found this online, and it found all of the passwords, including Dells backdoor ones.
8 of 10 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Didn't workJuly 11, 2010 By None
Tried on Windows 7 Pro and it could not recover any login passwords.
8 of 9 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Almost WorkedJuly 02, 2010 By None
It seemed like everything was running okay. When it got to the page displaying the passwords, they were a mixture of lower case alphabet and numerals, no words. I retried it and the next few times it wouldn't get that far. A phrase came up, ""This is your box. Press Enter. When I did that, it ran some info on the screen, a line that read, "" Your passwords are saved in /tmp/ophcrack.txt (wherever that is) and then wants me to shut it down. That's all I get now when ever I try again!
8 of 9 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Worked. July 02, 2010 By None
My daughter ""accidentally"" created a password on her windows 7 pc that she subsequently forgot. We had made no password reset disk. On my pc, I downloaded the iso file for vista (and 7 ostensibly); burned the image to CD; popped into my daughters PC and booted from CD; and about 2 minutes later I had her password (once the tables were loaded into RAM it was really about 20 seconds!). Thanks!
3 of 4 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
PROBABLY WORK FOR very simple passwordsJune 28, 2010 By None
Could not crack admin passowrd, success rate of 99.9? No, there are better options out there: NT offline will do the job and more...very desapointed after dowloading a 400MB file.
2 of 4 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
OPHcrack doesn't detect domain accountsJune 09, 2010 By None
I tried this, but it failed on two counts. First, it only seemed to find 4 usernames, Administrator, Guest and two others. These are, I believe, local accounts on this PC. I need to find or reset the password on a domain account where I no longer have access to the domain controller (because my company made me redundant so I no longer have access to their network). OPHcrack didn't even seem to be aware that accounts on this domain existed, but I know they do because I've been logging in using one of them for the last 11 months via my fingerprint. Second, of the four accounts that it did find, it was only able to tell me the passwords of Administrator and Guest, both of which it said were empty. The two ""real"" accounts it failed to return a password. So it scored zero out of 10.
2 of 6 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Thanks for the programJune 02, 2010 By None
i like how the program work it was easy and fast for a beginer user and it helpe to open my labtop after one week of trying to open it .
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
May 24, 2010 By None
IF there is some files missing problem in windows os, You can solve this problem by sfc /Scannow command (Start - Run ) with OS cd must be in CD Rom
9 of 10 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
OphcrackMay 14, 2010 By None
This works Great. Found Password in aprox 45sec. ThankYou. Everything in Life should be so easy. Just ran in Autmatic
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
didn't work for meMay 06, 2010 By None
Turns out my account password in Windows 7 was disabled/locked. Ophcrack did not fix the problem, could not crack the password, not clear why. I tried a few times. Offline NT Password & Registry Editor did, although it was more complex to use. Automatic features of Ophcrack would be nice, if it actually opened my account again.
6 of 7 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
won't boot correctlyMay 06, 2010 By None
I boot my computer with the disk in the drive and the program starts up correctly... but, when i press automatic, it starts to type code but then stops after loading/... and turns off my computer. does anyone know how to fix this?
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
May 03, 2010 By None
Downloaded Vista/Win7 version and made iso with no problem using Nero. Worked great in my Windows 7 ultimate 32bit netbook, which took about 20 minutes to find to run completely, but failed and crashed in an eMachine win7 home premium 64bit laptop. I tried several times in the 64bit machine to no availe. Hopefully it will be updated for 64bit machines as that is how most laptops seem to be coming now. Great product to have in your toolkit.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Worked amazingly!April 17, 2010 By None
We work in technology, and the probelm of lost passwords or laptop exchange for exiting employees does come up, and this by far is one of the best tools we have found for this. We needed in a Windows 7 machine and the program ran automatically, then took about 20 minutes to find mixed num/letter random password. I guess it may not have worked for everyone for various reasons, but that is the nature of computers anyway. Worth the try, it worked beautifully.
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
WOWApril 14, 2010 By None
this is such an amazing thing to have one of the best cracking password EVEr!!!!!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
What a joke!!April 06, 2010 By None
Every time I tried to download ophcrack, the site wanted me to fill out a form requesting info for meter mailing. I finally did it but alas no download for Ophcrack at all! Just something that promoted the site but no product. I tried the direct link and my computer kept saying it was blocking a Trojan horse and did not let the download continue.
1 of 4 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
OphcrackApril 05, 2010 By None
Marvellous..... It worked exactly as described.... just need to get some disks and I was there. Excellent solutiuon to a problem I had been told was unfixable!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
Didn't succeedApril 02, 2010 By None
Program is pretty easy to use, but it didn't find any of two user passwords (Vista 32 bit). It made its best, and tried no less than 36 minutes, but failed to find passwords. I happened to know the other password (out of two), and its 9 characters long, plain letters (no special marks nor numbers), so that shoudn't be that difficult to find.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Not worth downloadingMarch 28, 2010 By None
Did not find password just gave error. So would not recommend this free product.
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
iso image fileMarch 26, 2010 By None
It took 24 minutes to download ophcrack,and 10 minutes to burn using roxio. I booted my mothers vista program and had recovered her password in under 40 seconds. Excellent product.I will rocommend to all my friends.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
It doesnt work/reveal password for windows 7March 22, 2010 By None
For me it failed in windows 7 when it comes to alpha numeric passwords. Do we need windows 7 version now? (it is not yet out and vista version doent work as stated.)
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
cracking vista/win7March 22, 2010 By None
lost password, locked out... downloaded and booted ophcrack and it was able to ""see"" the user account, but said it had no password. needless to say, I am still locked out. the ophcrack website says that fixed a hole that existed in XP with regard to LMHASH making it a trillion times hard to crack. They offer other tables for $$$ for Vista and no mention of Win7 at all. Before I spend any money on those tables, I want to hear about others experience. There are so many scammers out there, it is hard to tell if you are getting ripped. Just my 2 cents.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Ophcrack download had Trojan VirusMarch 22, 2010 By None
I just tried to download Ophcrack and my virus pkg stopped it because it contained a Trojan virus in the download.
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
ophcrack LiveCD, Great free password recoveryMarch 17, 2010 By None
ophcrack LiveCD : Large 416MB download, but easy to burn/write ISO image to CD with any free burning program. Boot from the created CD and it works perfectly on Windows XP with no user interaction, fully automatic. Found all three passwords in 9 seconds. Excellent for beginners, simple, and does not require any Windows access. The only minor problem was that the CD tray wouldn't open until I restarted, but opened immediately with restart so that I could remove the CD when finished. No malwares detected in download. A very nice program !
10 of 11 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
simple, functional, greatMarch 16, 2010 By None
downloaded ophrack iso, booted into graphics, ophrack tool was started automatically, loaded images with data and in just a minute found password, not simple dictionary word, contained ""random"" chars and digits. simple use, great results. thanks.
16 of 20 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
good program but not for WIn7March 13, 2010 By None
this is nice and cracks almost every not too long PW for vista and XP ... but it does not work for Win7 yet there is no release for Win7 OS as it is wrongly indicated to work with 7 , too ...
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Worked GreatMarch 01, 2010 By None
Forgot admin password and needed to run repair utility. It was easy and fast.
6 of 7 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
it´s pretty good but has a bug on Windows 7March 01, 2010 By None
I don´t know why is not working on windows 7 do you? I used it many time on xp and always ROCK!
2 of 3 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
HELLLP!!!February 25, 2010 By None
IT IS NOT WORKING!!! I followed the instructions and burned it into a cd and when it came down to running the cd i got nothing...HELLLPP
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
maybe it works maybe it doesn'tFebruary 24, 2010 By None
Scanned it for viruses and never found any which is a plus point. Had to run it twice, it took about 15 minutes after loading to tell me ""password not found""
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
OphcrackFebruary 20, 2010 By None
It does not work on Win 7. Could not crack even a 3 letter password.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Live Linux ISO imageFebruary 13, 2010 By None
This program was a waste of time. All this program seemed to be was a version of Linux called Slitz or something like that. My computer booted to this linux operating system and that was it. No Password recovery program at all.
3 of 5 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
yesFebruary 10, 2010 By None
yes you can, if the computer does not boot from the cd, turn off your computer. when it starts back up, tap f2 a couple times right after you power it back on. this will bring you to the computers BIOS menu. there should be a tab that says boot or boot order, go to that. after you get to the boot order menu there will be a list that has things saying ""1st boot device"" ""2nd boot device"" and so on. make sure that ""cd/cd-rw/dvd/dvd-rw drive"" is the first boot option. after you do that make the ""hard drive"" the last boot device option. and then press f10 or esc to exit the BIOS menu and it will boot from the cd.
13 of 15 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Worked perfectlyFebruary 09, 2010 By None
Got my complicated admin password in a few mins. Great program.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
awesomeFebruary 07, 2010 By None
I can't believe this found my password. Thank you very much.
6 of 8 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Many thanks!February 06, 2010 By None
Daughter forgot her Vista password. This software worked an absolute treat and was so easy to use. The step by step guide was also very useful so many thanks!
4 of 5 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
no goFebruary 06, 2010 By None
i ran it three times and each time the result was ""password not found"" thanks anyway
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
Didn't work :(February 04, 2010 By None
Couldn't recover either pw on a Win 7 Pro 64bit system. Darn! Otherwise, nice interface and if it could figure out my pw then I'd recommend it. Hard to recommend when it didn't work however it is clearly a nice product. Started automatically and ran with no input on my part.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
win7January 28, 2010 By None
Thanks a lot! it work's for windows 7 too! all you have to do is to write an .iso image of this stuff on your cd/dvd disk. Then it will do all work without you.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
ExcellentJanuary 28, 2010 By None
My daughter was crying she couldnt remember her password. This tool solved it excellently. It worked when I burned it in free cd burner but not when i unrared it and burned it in windows.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
Seemed like a nice program, but no go on win7 64January 27, 2010 By None
Worked as advertised right up until it couldn't find the hash on a new win7 64 bit OS on a HP Laptop (Pavillion Dv7).
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
GoodJanuary 26, 2010 By None
Is a good program to use Is a good program to use Is a good program to use Is a good program to use
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
HelpJanuary 25, 2010 By None
i've installed this software to a CD but i want to crack the password of another PC...so can i use this software for that purpose..?
5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
January 21, 2010 By None
thanks this software really helps to recover lost password (vista
15 of 17 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Brilliant piece of softwareJanuary 19, 2010 By None
When I saw the size of the download was a bit disheartended but loaded it up, followed the on screen instructions and the password for my Vista laptop was recovered in a flash. Plan to recommend this to all of my IT associates.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
userJanuary 19, 2010 By None
great product and will use in the future and on all machines
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
niceJanuary 18, 2010 By None
Im gonna make it short and sweet.... this worked great it was easy to use and save us so much trouble not having to go to a tech. thanks to who ever made it.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Execellent SoftwareJanuary 17, 2010 By None
This only works for most basic passwords, initially I tried to do it automatically on a Dell Laptop. Did not work, I re-started it, and selected ""Manual"" .... and it ran perfectly. Sorted out the problem in about 3 minutes.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
ExcellentJanuary 16, 2010 By None
its an excellent software.It help to recover forgetted password.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
January 12, 2010 By None
great it worked for me and i love it no problems after using this program
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
Ophcrack v3.3.1January 11, 2010 By None
It is OK but there is a problem with certain configurations of partitions, for example Notebooks where window is in the second partition after a non standard restore or install partition created by the manufacturer of the computer. Then, the program is unable to find the registry directory. The only solution i have found is to copy the sam file with another computer on a NTFS partition from another HD in a created windowssystem32config directory, let run the program and then restore de corrected sam file on the original HD. This issue is also true for the Offline NT Password program.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
OphcrackJanuary 10, 2010 By None
It worked for me and I found my password but it doesn't display full password (only few charactors of password). Can someone tell me where to find the Ophrack .txt file ? It creates the file after cracking the password and saves somewhere in the computer? I can't find it... Help would be appreciated.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Ophcrack for VistaDecember 28, 2009 By None
My sister forgot the password for her HP desktop with Vista operating system and I used Ophcrack to successfully retrieve her it! I really appreciate for this wonderful free and easy to use software and I recommend it highly! Thank you very much again and Happy New Year!
17 of 19 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Password not found on Windows 7 64 bit systemDecember 22, 2009 By None
I ran the program as recommended, but Ophcrack didn't find the password.
4 of 5 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
ophracrackDecember 21, 2009 By None
ophracrack is a nice softwere to crack the windo password.
2 of 3 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
ophcrsck 7 WINDOWS 7December 12, 2009 By None
NOT WORKING ON WINDOWS 7 64 RC1. BUT IT MAY BE USEFUL FOR OTHER OPERATING SYSTEM. EASY TO USE WITH USB STICK. ALL 500 MB. MAKE SURE COMPUTER BOOTING FROM USB. i AM STILL SEARCHING PASSWORD CRACK BECAAUSE I COULD NOT USE MY COMPUTER ANYMORE. ENJOY IT.
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Great SoftwareDecember 10, 2009 By None
A friend could not remember his Vista Home password. Downloaded this software to my computer, burnt the CD and ran it on his system. Within 30 seconds we had his information. Great Great Great! I had visions of having to do a complete install but thanks to this neat piece of software the whole process took no longer than 15 minutes
15 of 17 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
WowDecember 10, 2009 By None
After reading all the reviews I figured I was wasting my time and this was a scam, BUT, after running it a second time on my Dell XPS laptop with Vista, it got the password in 10 seconds!!! Awesome!! Thanks!!!
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
recoveryDecember 10, 2009 By None
its really good . thanks keep it up one more time thank you so much
16 of 18 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
OPHcrackDecember 05, 2009 By None
Didnt work what so ever just said password not found.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Not FoundDecember 05, 2009 By None
ohh, pity.. i try to crack my password login on vista ultimate by this softwarw ( ophcrack) but after step by step it's said that password was not found. :( i can't login to my vista
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
Did not find password for meDecember 03, 2009 By None
I create a password ""thehulk"" on my Windows Vista Premium system, and Ophcrack was not able to find the password :(
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Didnt workNovember 30, 2009 By None
Downloaded it, and let it work like its supposed to. Showed admin / guest as 'empty' and then 15 min later a dialogue said that the password for owner was not found.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Worked Like a CharmNovember 28, 2009 By None
My tween daughter decided to change the admin password on her computer... and didn't tell me until she couldn't remember it to login. Tried every possible combo she thought it might be without luck. I looked online for ideas and found this review for Ophcrack. I decided this appeared to be the best option so I downloaded it and gave it a try. It took quite a while to download the disk image as it's something like 400MB, so plan to do something else while you wait for the download. Burning the disk image for the live boot cd only took a couple of minutes. I loaded the CD into my daughter's computer and crossed my fingers. Ophcrack started to work it's magic and in less than 5 minutes up popped a box with all the passwords! It was way easier and quicker than I ever imagined. After exiting Ophcrack, I was able to log in immediately and reset the password. I also made a password recovery disk (really a usb drive), which I highly recommend. Better yet, we're keeping track of our passwords the old fashioned day -- with pen and paper. Although, after all the flack she received and losing internet and tv privileges during the week of school break, my daughter will probably NEVER change a password again.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
WORKS FOR WINDOWS 7!!!November 24, 2009 By None
IT TOTALLY WORKED FOR WINDOWS 7!!!! THANK YOU SOOOOO MUCH!!!
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
black screen o deathNovember 21, 2009 By None
I was hopefull for this to work......... I forgot my password.....downloaded this ""freeware"" and all it did was send me to a dead screen..... Now I cannot even see anything !!! IDK tried all help screens ........ NADA ! nothing zero zip zilch !! I was hopefull though :(
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
November 19, 2009 By None
thanks for this great software verrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrryyyyyyyyyyyyyyy thanks
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
November 05, 2009 By None
Worked for me. The only problem at first was that it found 2 partitions and didn't know which one to check. I tried the first one and it didnt work so i restarted and tried the 2nd one. Worked fine. Just let it have some time to find the pw after loading up.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
BOSH - Cracked in 13 seconds! Windows Vista.November 04, 2009 By None
The reviews seem to give this programme a 50/50 success rate but it came up trumps for me. Took 12 minutes to download to my laptop and 40 seconds to burn to disc - all with automatic prompts. When put in the locked laptop it booted up in around a minute and had the password ( K10D ) in 13 seconds. Not a long password I know but I never would have guessed it. If it doesn't work you've lost 15 minutes of your life - I spent longer than that trying to guess!
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Did not work for Vista HomeOctober 28, 2009 By None
It does not work for my Sony Vista laptop. The product doesn't recognize display card at the first time. I tried TEXT mode. It did boot in Linux. But unfortunately it just doesn't work. Vista is still asking me ""password"" to login.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
worked for meOctober 24, 2009 By None
my friend keeps forgetting her passwords so i use this quite a bit. vista 64bit/32 bit. all platforms of windows not a problem yet. sounds like some of you are trying to crack the ""hidden"" recovery partition that store the recovery software. which can NOT be opened except by windows recovery command. avg. time to password is about 30 seconds.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
fast and easyOctober 21, 2009 By None
i'm not an expert, so it took a minute to figure out that i needed to burn the iso file as an image onto my cd. apart from that, it went so fast that i was back on my computer within a few minutes of running the cd!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Ophcrack v3.3.0October 19, 2009 By None
I downloaded recent Microsoft updates onto my son's computer and somehow his login password was changed. This is the second time that a MS download has ruined my computers. In an attempt to correct this, I spent over two hours downloading the DVD burn software and the Ophcrack software. Ophcrack did not find my son's Windows Vista password. Now I have to spend $30.00 and wait for another two hours, so that the Geek Squad can try to help us.
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Didn't work for meOctober 18, 2009 By None
I downloaded it and booted on the lost PC . Unfortunately the only account it could find was Guest which was never used. Still hunting for a password recovery before I start to rebuild the machine.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
It worked for meOctober 18, 2009 By None
It took about 2 minutes and my password was right in front of me.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
windows vistaOctober 13, 2009 By None
ok i have to start off by saying that this was pretty simple tool to use. however, it was unable to recover my password. i have windows vista home premium....has anybody else had trouble using this on vista? thanks
2 of 3 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
not succesfullOctober 13, 2009 By None
The program didnt get the password, at the end it said that sometimes the password maybe its too long and it recomends try another programs.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Best Free Password Recovery ToolsOctober 07, 2009 By None
Its works 100%. Thank you very much. Who develop it he is the BOSS!!!!
0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
No SYSTEM file has been found inOctober 06, 2009 By None
Hi, i downloaded ophcrack 3.2 and installed it successfully,but when i ran it --load encrypted sam ,it showed :No SYSTEM file has been found in .the directory is not wrong ,sam and system file also existed
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
waste of timeSeptember 26, 2009 By None
Did not find any passwords and looks like advert for this strange operating system it comes with(that is probably the reason for the size of the file).Useless!!!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Did not work. It needs work.September 25, 2009 By None
Ran it a couple of times on a customer's Vista machine. The old lady forgot her passwords. Two hours with auto and manual modes, it loaded the four accounts but could not crack any. It said ""empty"" for the admin and guest accounts. I finally booted Peter Nordahl and had the passwords reset in 3 minutes.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Display model locked down!September 22, 2009 By None
Unbelievable software, easiest thing I have ever done. Read the write up but afterwards you'll think that it wasnt even necessary! Great download, and huge save!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Ophcrack for VistaSeptember 22, 2009 By None
What a magnificient piece of work. Easy to use, highly efficient, cannot comment highly enough. And all for the price of a blank DVD! Have been trying for aeons to resurrect my laptop... is now working again. Thank you so much. Go n-eiri an tadh Ophcrack.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Doesnt workSeptember 10, 2009 By Fletch55
I downloaded the live iso for xp used free iso burner and booted the cd. It starts to run and boot. Comes to a table of option and I leave it at the first one automatic.It runs some more then opens a desktop area with a table as it runs. It shows the names administrator and the name of my account over to the right its has some has info then in pass1 and pass2 2 accounts say empty then the one I am trying to crack just says 9! no other passwords show up. Its still running something with the ram then it finishes and asks to pres y/n to exit....It says password found 2/6 but none are shown just the words empty twice in password 1 box of the table???
1 of 3 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
Save Me, Yes!August 28, 2009 By Wizard0
I have spent hours in getting my system right, after a moving failure, that I was in shock to find out after all my hard work I forgot my pw for admin/user accts. on my system. I was in tears to find out that I couldn't use the windows cd to capture my pw. But I found this program to be helpful and quick. Not to much I can say fo Microsoft Help Line, but we all know that! Thanks for sw like this and the people who design them!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Great utility and also OSAugust 02, 2009 By njibo
This is a great tool. It just does what it is said to do and the best way possible. I saw some people talking about the size of the downloaded iso file as a problem. But I do not think so because behind this utility, there is a full OS that you can use! Great product!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
it didnt workJuly 27, 2009 By snowflakeluva
Orphcrack only cracked 4/6 of the window users on my computer, 3 of the four being empty, as in no password, and the other was a password i had already knew.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
It Worked for meJuly 19, 2009 By DizzyNits
I am a bit of a numpty when it comes to taking time to read instructions I get bored and rush ahead. This was one of my mistakes with this tool. I thought I knew it all and rushed ahead. When all else failed I read the instructions. It worked on pentium 4 xp professional machine beautifully. It didn't work on my old pentium2 windows xp home addition. Advice to all read the instructions carefully
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
ophcrackJuly 17, 2009 By kevplumb
spot on piece of kit worked first time no problem
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
goodJuly 13, 2009 By jags1979
this product is usefull to us and this power ful tools we recommend to others
8 of 9 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Sure looked good-butJuly 05, 2009 By Sly_Cat
Was happy to see something that would fix my problem without breaking the bank. Followed the instructions to the letter. When cd loaded it opened up what looked like a GUI of some other operating system. There was nothing there about searching for a lost password. Many options, but nothing for finding password. In all, a waste of over an hour of my time. Don't bother with this one.
0 of 3 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
a No-GoJune 17, 2009 By m16a4sniper
It did not find any hashes in partition, which means this software just wasted 1hr of my life
14 of 17 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
ophcrackJune 03, 2009 By dekattsmeow
Very good directions on your site and once I followed the instructions and burned the ophcrack program I was able to successfully get the password for Windows VISTA!!! Great program and FREE!!
6 of 8 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Ophcrack Review LiveCDJune 02, 2009 By chazman1951
I ran this program but was not successful. I created 3 Very Simple passwords on my computer & this program was unable to detect any of them. The ""user accounts"" all show up but in the NT Pwd column...the EMPTY is incorrectly displayed. I am curious as to what mistake I may have made in running this program; but everything lines up just as described in the ""10 steps"" by Tim Fisher....EXCEPT THE PASSWORD! At a loss of what to pursue next...
7 of 8 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Ophrack reviewMay 19, 2009 By mikeytyrrell
That was shocking it worked untill it came to the patitions and it gave me three. none of them worked and there was a problem? not as easy as it has been praised for it was shocking can someone help??
6 of 7 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
Tried this - didn't work - need suggestionsApril 18, 2009 By Alysette
Tim - I tried both of your top two free recommendations, to no avail. I am wondering if it is because of how my laptop is set up. I have a Toshiba Tecra M7 Tablet PC with a fingerprint verification reader, which worked well until recently. Unfortunately, the password I have written down as my Windows password does not work - and I have tried every other password that I have ever used. I am thinking that one of my issues with this free software (and that now makes me hesitant to by any software) is that the computer is set up to unlock the BIOS/HDD before it does anything else. It will prompt me to do this (and I do remember the password, luckily) just after the Toshiba logo flashes on the screen. Another issue is that I inadvertently turned off the fingerprint scan for my Windows logon (I thought I was turning off the password entirely). I'm not sure how (or even if I can) to use it to override the password prompt. Is there anything that you know of that can help me unlock my Windows password, or am I stuck doing a re-installation? Thanks!
0 of 2 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
forgotten vista passwordApril 05, 2009 By larrytc1
The first review ive written for anything but just wanted to say how fantastic and easy this product was too use. im not technically minded or anything but was able to follow the steps all listed and was able to see the forgotten password in under 5 mins, after downloading the iso file then burning to a disc then putting in the forgotten password computer!!! Thank you, you have helped me so much.
3 of 4 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
Very Frustrated/VISTAApril 03, 2009 By jwhittecar
I decided today that I needed to set up adminstrator password - big mistake! :-( So found this site with review for Ophcrack, followed instructions to the letter. After 2 attempts to recover password, I clicked on the help tab and discovered 2 mandatory steps in the process that were not mentioned in PC Support step by step directions; loading hashes w/ load button, detailed directions that I don't understand and installing the rainbow tables. The 3rd mandatory step is obvious, the crack button. Not as easy as it is hyped up to be. Do I need to load a single hash (don't know what that is) and download and install the rainbow tables to make this work?
2 of 5 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
ADMINISTRATOR PASSWORD RESETMarch 22, 2009 By kotes2
This piece of software and easy method is remarkable. I forgot my administrator password so basically could do nothing with my laptop apart from turning it on. I downloaded the live software (about 500MB - 45 mins) on another PC, burnt it to a CDR and then put it into my problem laptop and restarted it. The first attempt did not seem to work so I tried it again and the password showed up on the MS-DOS screen automatically and bingo I was back using my laptop again! This is fantastic - thank you Ophcrack!!!!!
6 of 7 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
OphcrackMarch 13, 2009 By mwjames
Have a VISTA system and thought that this was the answer to my prayers, but after taking over an hour to go through its scanning it could not unlock it. So am still stuck. Why oh why did Microsoft do away with the hidden administrator that was so useful in XP. Hope they bring it back in Windows 7, but i am not holding my breath.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
3 out of 5 3 out of 5
Didn't work for me, but I am not a computer personMarch 08, 2009 By awood80
I couldn't get the graphic mode to work (monitor stopped getting a signal?) and couldn't figure out the VESA graphic mode or text mode. I also tried the Offline NT... and I didn't know the path so it would work either. I ended up buying a $50 software at http://www.password-changer.com/ that work in less than 10 minutes. It was worth the $50 for me to stop spending time on this. I think that if I had more computer knowledge Ophcrack would have worked great.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Ophcrack ISOMarch 06, 2009 By texassanchez
WHAT A WONDERFUL TOOL! I converted a physical server to a virtual server and after completion the newly created virtual server was not in the domain. I did not have enough foresight to create myself a local administrator account on this newly converted device and when it booted up, I could not login. It was not on the domain which meant I didn’t have trusted rights. After using several different methods to gain access and or change the local administrator password, the ‘Ophcrack’ ISO worked wonders. Amazing product that everyone should know about. Where do I send my money?
3 of 5 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
5February 13, 2009 By mannesri
Last night, my wife decided she needed a password for her XP laptop (This after using it for 2 years without a password) Today when she powered it up, guess what? Wrong password. I found this program
0 of 2 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Thank you!!February 07, 2009 By vdavisson
Ophcrack let me log into my old laptop and access my precious genealogy files and scanned historical photos. I had forgotten the Admin password and my user id got deleted somehow but the utility gave me the Administrator password! The instructions worked even on this laptop that dates back to 2004. I was so scared I'd be locked out of my files forever. Thank heavens, you saved my thousands of hours of work. Now I must sign up with an online update service. Carbonite, here I come!
39 of 44 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
It didn't work for meFebruary 02, 2009 By luroe
I can see that it is a great program. It did everything up to the point of finding my Vista passwords. It simply didn't find the password I had to find. I feel it probably would work and I would try it again. Does anyone have a fix for why it won't find a Vista password?
2 of 3 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Simple and EffectiveFebruary 01, 2009 By reckenrod
My youngest daughter decided to change her Vista password without writing it down or making a password disk. This program saved her computer from becoming a $600 paperweight. Thank you! The instructions were easy and precise, the program worked precisely as described.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
SAVED ME!January 27, 2009 By praxus
I reset my vista password about a month ago before going away for Christmas. I didn't need the pasword for an entire month...until last night....and I could NOT remember it for the life of me. To make matters worse, i never set up a password recovery disk. Thought i'd have to restore. Found Ophcrack, burned it and within 5 min I was back in!! Amazing. Kinda scary that it works as well as it does! The software is free, but i donated $50 bucks to them. Wouldn't have hesitated to pay up front though, cuz this program really works! Thanks a million!
4 of 6 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
One great piece of softwareJanuary 26, 2009 By museolog
I had to unlock an XP Professional laptop returned by a departed member of staff. Only the Administrator login came up and I had no password. Ophcrack found the correct PW in about 5 minutes and I was in! You have to remember to write the .iso file correctly to disk (use something like Iso-Burner.exe) or the disk will not boot. This is less complicated, faster and si,pler than most of the commercial versions - and it's free!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
This does not work!!!!January 24, 2009 By Daaj
After reading the various reviews and coming from a technical background I thought this thing would be a breeze. I intially tested on my computer with a simple 6 letter password = muffin. This tool didn't locate jack. Not even the user name. I again tested on a laptop by first creating a simple user and password and again it returned nothing. Either I am dumb or this is just hype. I ran it as instructed by downloading the liveCd and burning to CD. everything is fine ran well just didn't find anything. Would love to know if anyone else has had this issue..or how i could get this thing to work? Also how do I add tables to the liveCD. I guess these would need to be downloaded and added else where e.g USB stick an access via this when liveCD is in operation??
6 of 7 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
GREAT program.....and FREE, too!!!!! ThanksJanuary 04, 2009 By blefever1004
Last night, my wife decided she needed a password for her XP laptop (This after using it for 2 years without a password) Today when she powered it up, guess what? Wrong password. I found this program, followed the instructions, and lo and behold, all is well again. WOW! I am impressed. Thanks to all who contributed to this effort. blefever1004
156 of 173 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
:(January 03, 2009 By Jonny_S
Didn't work. Tried many many times. Nuttin. Anyone have any ideas?
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
OPHcrackJanuary 03, 2009 By hs10
does not work on XP32. I tried many times to reboot and still same message can't find file.
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Best recovery program I have usedDecember 24, 2008 By robhel
Used others but this is A++ with ease. This is great for XP and Vista. All you need is to burn to disk and run it. It could not be any easier. Requirements for this is to be able to burn a disk. recommend to all!!!!!!!!
8 of 9 people found this review helpful.
2 out of 5 2 out of 5
Didn't work with VISTADecember 23, 2008 By sparepa
recognized dual boot (XP + VISTA), but unfortunately didn't retrieve password. came back with result ""not found""
6 of 8 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
Great price! Even better product!December 05, 2008 By vanmankline
This free program is quicker and works better than online services. The hardest part was downloading it and burning it to a disk. I was given a laptop to repair, but the student did not know her mother's administrator pass word. I popped the bootable CD in and, I had the password in less than twenty minutes. It took almost twice as long to download and burn it to the disk. A great utility I highly recommend to any one!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
WORKS INCREDIBLY WELL & EASY!!!November 30, 2008 By mowgli23
If you've forgotten your XP password - don't panic. This software works amazingly well and I had my admin pwd recovered in under 15 minutes after much searching and hand-wringing elsewhere. HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT! A++++++++++
42 of 47 people found this review helpful.
1 out of 5 1 out of 5
Could not recover passwordNovember 15, 2008 By admiral79
Ran the program and for my admin account it could not find the password. Tried PC Login Now to erase the password and it worked well and fast.
5 of 6 people found this review helpful.
4 out of 5 4 out of 5
Try ItOctober 27, 2008 By mcvelarde
I hope that this utility will be resolved my problem on my laptop. I forgot my password in Vista and i'm ot able to recall or remember the password. After reading the information and instructions, it seems that this utility is very helpful ad it's easy to use.
3 of 14 people found this review helpful.
5 out of 5 5 out of 5
ophcrackOctober 19, 2008 By sarge1077
ophcrack live cd really does what it , boots up and automatically starts the password process my friends laptop was in storage for several years and he forgot xp password and well it did take a few times of running the boot cd to work but when it ran it took about 20 - 40 minutes to finally check every sector of drive to find more passwords thanks all those others that reset and or find the passwords for a freebie this is best....
92 of 108 people found this review helpful.