how do i check the password on windows 10

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  1. lcie nimbus
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    so here's the story, my dad let my uncle use his pc at work, (I work there too) as a public pc, only problem is, the jackass constantly changes the password to keep me off of it. at this point I'm completely fed up and want to know if there's a way to check what it is without knowing it.my dad lets him do cuz he thinks I'm on it too much (hour and a half a day) while said uncle is on facebook 24/7. unfair ? yeah...
     
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    If you can't get into a guess account and dont have admin, it's impossible as far as I know
     
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    Is it using a Microsoft Account? If so, standard password recent procedure applies, just log into live.com or wherever the domain is nowadays.
     
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    You could also use a Linux persistent key to boot on it
    You could also install it via systemd-boot so it boot windows by default on windows but by pressing the e key it show a menu that allow to boot Linux
     
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    Unless he choose a good password (most people don't) you can use a tool like hashcat to recover it in cleartext. If the bios isn't locked, just boot into Linux on a usb disk.
     
  6. Youkai

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    eh ... what ?
    I don't really see the problem ... create your own account next time you have access ...
    or just boot a WinPE if you only want to go online this should do the trick.
     
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    if you are able to, boot a linux distro, (in Windows\system32) rename "Utilman.exe" to "Utilman2.exe", then copy cmd, and rename it "Utilman.exe"
    then press that button thingy in the bottom right corner (i think), then type "Net user (username of account here) *" to change the password, unless he is using a live account
     
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    Use safe mode, access CMD, enable Admin account, reset password.
     
  9. lcie nimbus
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    lcie nimbus 100th degree asskicker

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    here's the thing, I don't want him knowing that I can check the password, so I cant reset it. is there an program or something that can check your current password ?
     
  10. vinstage

    vinstage Zero Fucks Given

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    I remember there being a way via cmd. Only works on an admin account, so assuming you have that, then let me try searching for it lmao.
    Here.
    You can try it, I suppose.
     
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    Yes. Just boot Linux and use Hashcat.
     
  12. lcie nimbus
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    lcie nimbus 100th degree asskicker

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    I tried doing that but it says "access is denied" yes, I'm using the admin account.
     
  13. vinstage

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    Probably got patched, I think the uploader was on windows 7 if I remember correctly.