Ophcrack is a Windows password cracker based on a time-memory trade-off using rainbow tables. This is a new variant of Hellman's original trade-off, with better performance. It recovers 99.9% of alphanumeric passwords in seconds.
- 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 passwords
- LiveCD available to simplify the cracking
- Loads hashes from encrypted SAM recovered from a Windows partition
I have been trying to use this program for about a month now. I tried burning it to a cd and booting up my laptop. It doesnt register. It just loads windows. It takes a minute longer to load to log in screen but thats it. If i log in, it picks the cd up as "Ophcrack livecd". I then tried it on usb. Downloaded usbboot, copied/burned ophcrack to the 8gb usb(fat32). The system sees the usb as "ophcrack livecd". i restart, open boot menu, select the usb and still nothing. It loads windows. I have ophcrack v3.6.0. I am running Windows 7 ultimate. Why is it not working? Im so sure i have done everything 100%. Please help.
Hey kaywat716, download Hirens ISO. It has pwd reset tools for any account. Interesting tool, but even using the largest table, unable to crack my Upper and lower case alpha-numeric with special character password. I imagine testing the security etc of passwords can be useful, yet resetting takes minutes.
I tried it on an embedded windows thin client and it does not work- image goes black after loading..
just signed up having trouble with my desktop
Great tool. Saved my but a few times.