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Kon-Boot Alternatives

Kon-Boot is described as 'application which will silently bypass the authentication process of Windows based operating systems. Without overwriting your old password! In other words you can login to your Windows profile without knowing your password' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Kon-Boot for Windows, Linux, BSD and Haiku. The best alternative is ophcrack, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Kon-Boot are John the Ripper, Lazesoft Recovery Suite, Offline NT Password & Registry Editor and Trinity Rescue Kit.

Kon-Boot alternatives are mainly File Recovery Tools but may also be Hard Disk Recovery Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Kon-Boot.
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    ophcrack

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    8 alternatives to ophcrack 

    Ophcrack is a Windows Password cracker based on Rainbow Tables.

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    Cracks LM and NTLM Windows hashes Free tables available for Windows XP, Vista and 7 Brute-force module for simple passwords Audit mode and CSV export Real-time graphs to analyze the pas.

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    1.  Password Recoveryophcrack can help you recover your passwords for software applications and hardware devices.
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    • John the Ripper icon

      John the Ripper

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Haiku
      15 alternatives to John the Ripper 

      John the Ripper is a fast password cracker, currently available for many flavors of Unix, Windows, DOS, BeOS, and OpenVMS. Its primary purpose is to detect weak Unix passwords. Besides several crypt(3) password hash types most commonly found on various Unix systems, supported...

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      1.  Password RecoveryJohn the Ripper can help you recover your passwords for software applications and hardware devices.
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        John the Ripper vs Kon-Boot opinions
        This alternative is disputed. John the Ripper is still a legitimate alternative to Kon-Boot, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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        John the Ripper is a password cracker where Kon-Boot bypasses the login password all together.

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        Password bypass function isn't there, which is present in KonBoot

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      • Lazesoft Recovery Suite icon

        Lazesoft Recovery Suite

        • Windows
        155 alternatives to Lazesoft Recovery Suite 

        Lazesoft Recovery Suite is a very easy to use ALL-IN-ONE boot disk that repair your crashed Windows, recover data from deleted, formatted, damaged partition, clone or backup disk, reset your forgotten Windows password.

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        1.  PortableLazesoft Recovery Suite can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
        2.  Password RecoveryLazesoft Recovery Suite can help you recover your passwords for software applications and hardware devices.
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      • Offline NT Password & Registry Editor icon

        Offline NT Password & Registry Editor

        • FreeOpen Source
        • Windows
        • Linux
        13 alternatives to Offline NT Password & Registry Editor 

        Windows stores its user information, including crypted versions of the passwords, in a file called 'sam', usually found in \windows\system32\config. This file is a part of the registry, in a binary format previously undocumented, and not easily accessible.

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        1.  PortableOffline NT Password & Registry Editor can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
        2.  Password RecoveryOffline NT Password & Registry Editor can help you recover your passwords for software applications and hardware devices.
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        The last update was in 2014.

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        Trinity Rescue Kit

        • FreeProprietary
        • Linux
        27 alternatives to Trinity Rescue Kit 

        Trinity Rescue Kit or TRK is a free live Linux distribution that aims specifically at recovery and repair operations on Windows machines, but is equally usable for Linux recovery issues. Since version 3.

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        1.  Password RecoveryTrinity Rescue Kit can help you recover your passwords for software applications and hardware devices.
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        Password Recovery Bundle

        • Windows
        18 alternatives to Password Recovery Bundle 

        Password Recovery Bundle 2012 is a handy toolkit to recover all your lost or forgotten passwords in an easy way!

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        1.  Password RecoveryPassword Recovery Bundle can help you recover your passwords for software applications and hardware devices.
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          PCUnlocker

          • Windows
          10 alternatives to PCUnlocker 

          PCUnlocker is a bootable utility to bypass, remove or reset local and domain administrator or user passwords on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2012/2008/2003/2000. Instantly gain access to your computer if you have forgotten administrator password or user account has been locked...

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          Tenorshare Windows Password Recovery

          • Windows
          17 alternatives to Tenorshare Windows Password Recovery 

          Forgot your Windows login password? Tenorshare Windows Password Recovery Tool has a neat trick that will get you back in. It is an all-in-1 password recovery program for Windows that can recover local password in Windows 8/7/Vista/XP and domain password in Windows Server 2012...

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          1.  Password RecoveryTenorshare Windows Password Recovery can help you recover your passwords for software applications and hardware devices.
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        • Reset Windows Password

          • Windows
          15 alternatives to Reset Windows Password 

          Reset Winddows Password is a bootable utility to bypass, remove or reset local and domain administrator or user passwords on Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2008/2003/2000. Instantly gain access to your computer if you have forgotten administrator password or user account has been locked...

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          1.  Password RecoveryReset Windows Password can help you recover your passwords for software applications and hardware devices.
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          PassFab for PPT

          • Windows
          15 alternatives to PassFab for PPT 

          PassFab for PPT is always the top PowerPoint password recovery tool for opening or modifying encrypted PowerPoint files.

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