Bypassing a windows password using HIRENS BOOT CD
How did I do this?
- Load the Hirens Boot CD to a usb stick or a CD.
- Go into the victims BIOS.
- Boot from the USB/CD.
- Open the Lazesoft Password Recovery tool.
- Click next until you have to choose the user who you want to attack.
- Click on the account you want to attack and then click next.
- Click on RESET/UNLOCK, then click finish.
- Now the attack is complete and you can just power down the machine and remove the USB/CD.
- After booting back to windows you will see that you don't have to give a password anymore.
How can I prevent this?
- Best way to protect yourself against this is to set a password on your BIOS.