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How To Make a USB Installation Disk for Windows 7

May 24th, 2012 by Admin

Imagine a situation where you have a computer or a laptop without an optical disc drive and want to install the new Windows 7 that is in DVD? What would you do?

Thinking about it, or perhaps to be more clear thinking about the users of netbooks, Microsoft released a tool that allows you to use a USB flash drive to install Windows 7. It would be good also for use in MacBook Air, but Apple itself still does not recommend installing the new Windows via Bootcamp.

This free tool called Windows 7 USB / DVD Download Tool prepares your USB flash drive and makes copying the installation files for Windows 7 so you can perform the process without the media installation.

Please download the Windows 7 USB / DVD Download Tool by clicking here, and follow the steps below to create your removable disk with the Windows installation.

Warning: Before starting the process, create an ISO image of the Windows 7 DVD as it will be used below. Also be sure to use a USB flash drive with at least 4GB of capacity.

1. Open the Microsoft tool and select the ISO image of Windows 7 that you created and click Next:

2. Then select USB device as the media type as we will use a USB flash drive:

3. Connect your USB flash drive if you have not already done so, and select the drive assigned to it. To continue, click Begin copying:

4. Now your USB flash drive is formatted to create bootable disk and then copying the files will begin:

5. Now just wait until you see a message indicating that the disk was created.

Now, your USB flash drive is ready. Just plugin in to your laptop or desktop computer, then simply reboot through USB flash drive to install Windows 7.

How to Unlock and Recover Password of Outlook PST File

May 23rd, 2012 by Admin

One of my friends asked me if it is possible to crack a password protected Outlook (. PST) Data File. The file contains some important project data but unfortunately he forgot the password. Is there a way to recover the password or unlock the Outlook PST file?

In my previous post I have covered the way to recover forgotten Outlook passwords from MS Outlook. For data security, MS Outlook provides a convenient way to set a password on Outlook PST file. If you forgot Outlook PST password, you’ll lose access to your entire emails, calendar, Outlook contacts and other data used by MS Outlook.

Just take it easy! There is always an easy way for you to recover forgotten Outlook PST file password. This article is intended for everyone who lost or forgot passwords of their Outlook PST files or just want to learn the basics of Outlook PST file.

What’s Outlook PST File

The PST (Personal Storage Table) file is usually used to store emails (and attachments), calendar events, contacts, journal and other items within Microsoft software such as Microsoft Outlook or Exchange. The PST file is also known as Personal Folder file.

If you’ve set a password to protect the content of the PST file, you’ll required to enter your password every time you start MS Outlook. Once you’ve forgotten the password, you can’t send and receive email at all.

How to Recover Password of Outlook PST File

Forgot Outlook PST password? Fortunately, the PST file is protected using a very weak encryption algorithm CRC32 that we can crack your password quickly and easily. Everyone can follow the instructions below to recover forgotten password to any protected Outlook PST file.

  1. Install Password Recovery Bundle on your computer.
  2. Start the program and then click Recover From File button, then select PST File Password option. You’ll be prompted to select your Outlook PST file.
  3. After choosing your Outlook PST file, click OK.
  4. The program will analyze the Outlook PST file and recover your forgotten password instantly.

Write down the recovered password and then start MS Outlook and enter the password, you’ll be able to log in successfully.

How to Recover Lost or Forgotten Outlook Password from MS Outlook

May 23rd, 2012 by Admin

Hello everybody, I am facing some tough situation where my brother forgot password of MS Outlook account which he maintains for my clients. Now my all important information stored there is inaccessible. Can anyone possibly give me potential solution for this particular problem? Thanks in advance..

Forgot Outlook password? I can understand your trouble, and you are not alone facing such problem. There are many instances where someone forgot their Outlook password due to intricacy of password, or moving all Outlook settings to a new system where password isn’t auto-saved. But don’t worry! If you go through similar problem, you can subsequently recover the lost or forgotten Outlook password using Password Recovery Bundle.

Password Recovery Bundle is the most powerful password recovery software you’ll ever used. It can recover over 60 types of passwords from instant messengers, email applications, web browsers, FTP clients, Windows login password, Office documents,  etc. Of course it can also recovers Outlook password from MS Outlook, Outlook Express.  Move on and see how can you recover forgotten Outlook password by yourself.

How to Recover Outlook Password:

  1. Install Password Recovery Bundle on your computer.
  2. Launch the program and then click Start Recovery button.
  3. It will display a list of supported passwords the program can recover.  Now we need to select the Email Password and then Outlook Password.
  4. The program will search the locations where MS Outlook stored your passwords, decrypt the passwords and display the details of email accounts saved in MS Outlook: email accounts, logins and passwords.

The recovery procedure is very easy and everyone can follow it to recover lost or forgotten Outlook password from MS Outlook.

How to Reset Forgotten Windows Password for Your Laptop

May 22nd, 2012 by Admin

I change the password on my laptop and didn’t log out for 2 days. When I finally did I forgot the password. Now I can’t get in anything on my computer. How do I reset a forgotten password on my laptop without erasing anything?? Help me please!!

If you forgot Windows password for your laptop (or buy a used laptop with an unknown password) you can’t log into Windows. The first thing to do is try all the passwords you think it might be.

After a few incorrect guesses you will be prompted with a password hint (if one was set up) which may help you remember what it was. If you still don’t know and have tried all the passwords you can think of, it’s time to reset your laptop password.

Password Recovery Bundle is reliable and easy-to-use Windows password recovery software that we’ll use it to reset forgotten laptop password. We need to download the software on another computer you can log in. The software enables us to burn a Windows password reset disk (CD, DVD or USB stick). Have your locked laptop to boot from the password reset disk and it allows you to reset forgotten Windows password safely and easily!

Let’s see the detailed instructions on how to reset forgotten Windows password for a laptop:

  1. Install Password Recovery Bundle onto another computer you have access to.
  2. Launch the program and then click Windows Password button.
  3. On the prompt dialog, follow the on-screen steps to create a Windows password reset disk.
  4. Boot your locked laptop from the Windows password reset disk.
  5. After a while you’ll see the Reset Windows Password screen.
  6. Select the user account with a forgotten password, then click Reset Password to continue.
  7. The program will immediately reset your forgotten Windows password on your laptop.

Now reject the password reset disk and reboot your laptop. The computer will boot as usual and get to the Windows logon screen. Just leave the password field as blank, and you’ll able to successfully log in the system. It’s so easy to reset laptop password if you forgot Windows password and can’t get in.

How to Hack Windows Password with Free Linux Live CD

May 20th, 2012 by Admin

Forgetting Windows password means losing access to important files and settings on your computer. A password hint can provide clues to help you recall your password. But in most situations, we can’t recognize the importance of password hint and leave it as blank when set a new password. How to hack or recover Windows password so you can regain access to your computer?

In this tutorial we’ll show you how to hack Windows password with a Linux live CD – Ophcrack, which is a freeware that can crack Windows password so you can login without making any changes to your computer.

Step 1: Download Ophcrack and Create A Linux Live CD

The first thing we will need to do is download the CD image from Ophcrack’s website. There are two options to download: XP or Vista. So make sure you grab the right one. The Vista download works with Windows Vista or Windows 7, and the only difference between XP and Vista is the “tables” Ophcrack uses to hack the password.

Once the .iso file is downloaded, burn it to a CD using any CD/DVD burning software you like, such as BurnCDCC or ImgBurn. If you are going to be cracking your password on a computer that doesn’t have a CD drive, such as a netbook, you can also burn the ISO image to a USB flash drive using Universal USB Creator.

Step 2: Hack Windows Password

Boot the computer from the Linux Live CD that you created.  On some computers you may have to go into the BIOS settings to change the boot order or push a key to show the boot menu.

Once the disk is done booting, Ophcrack should start automatically and will begin hacking the passwords for all of the users on your computer.

If you have a complex password it will take a lot longer than simple passwords, and with the free tables your password may never be cracked. Once the hack is done you will see the password in plain text, write it down and reboot the machine to login. If your password isn’t hacked, you can also log in as one of the other users with admin rights and then change your password from within Windows.

With the free tables available you will not be able to hack every password, but the paid tables range from $100 to $1000 so you may be better off just resetting your password with Reset Windows Password utility.

How to Recover AOL Password Saved In AOL Instant Messenger

May 18th, 2012 by Admin

I sign-into my AOL Instant Messenger every day. The messenger logs in automatically because the password is saved on my computer. I want to login into AOL Instant Messenger on another machine but I don’t remember my password anymore. How can I see it?

Every now and again, you may forgot your AOL instant messenger password. It’s very convenient to keep your AOL password remembered by AOL instant messenger, so you can log in to your account without typing your password every time you start your computer. The problem is that it also makes you easy to forgot the password you rarely used. How to recover AOL password saved in AOL instant messenger?

This tutorial we’ll show you an easy way to recover AOL password you forgot. To get started, we need to use AIM Password Recovery program. Then follow the steps below:

  1. Download and install AIM Password Recovery program on your local computer.
  2. Launch AIM Password Recovery program.
  3. Click Start Recovery button.
  4. The program will search the AOL profiles for your AOL instant messenger,  then decrypt and recover your AOL passwords instantly.

This tool can be used to recover AOL passwords for AOL instant messenger 6, 7 and AIM Pro.

How can I Access Windows 7/Vista/XP/2008/2003 if I Forgot Administrator Password

May 6th, 2012 by Admin

Hello, how to reset the administrator password that has been forgot? I cannot log in Windows and my administrator account is disabled. How can I change the my Windows 7 password? I will be thankful that if you give me the idea.

As it’s well known to us, the administrator is the built-in administrative account which has unrestricted access to everything on the computer. So if you have forgotten the administrator password, it’s a daunting task for you to reset the administrator password, especially when it’s the only user with administrative rights.  How can you get out of this situation without formatting and re-installing the operating system?

One method of gaining access to the system is to remove the administrator password using a password reset disk. What’s the most important is that we must create the Windows password reset disk before we forgot administrator password. However I don’t think this approach will help you, otherwise you wouldn’t be sitting here reading article, would you?

Another method is to recover administrator password using Ophcrack LiveCD. Ophcrack is an open source (GPL licensed) program that cracks Windows passwords by using LM hashes through rainbow tables. The program includes the ability to import the hashes from a variety of formats, including dumping directly from the SAM files of Windows. It is claimed that these tables can crack 99.9% of alphanumeric passwords of up to 14 characters in usually a few minutes.  If you’re not ‘techie’ or are short on time, we always recommends the third method below.

A third method is to use Password Recovery Bundle, one of the most popular Windows password recovery software, which will enable you to reset lost Windows password and logon with a blank password. Download and install the software on an accessible computer, it enables you to create a password reset bootdisk. Boot your locked Windows 7/Vista/XP/2008/2003 system from the bootdisk and it enables you to reset / unlock your lost administrator password easily and instantly. Additionally Password Recovery Bundle can also be used to reset domain administrator password on Windows Server 2008/2003/2000.

There are several options for you to regain access to Windows 7/Vista/XP/2008/2003 if you forgot administrator password.  With these methods you should be able to reset Windows administrator password and log on your computer successfully.

How to Stop Programs from Accessing the Internet on Windows 7

May 6th, 2012 by Admin

If you have installed a lot of applications on your computer,  you might wish to stop and block some programs from accessing the Internet on your Windows 7 operating system. In this way you will be able to better control your computer, decide which applications really need to gain access to the Internet and know what it is going on in your computer background, while you are writing a document or watching a movie, for example. Being in charge of your computer  background processes is also a way to prevent being hacked by  spyware and malware which often attempt to connect to the Web in order to allow hackers  to steal your private file or inject viruses .

  1. Click Start.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Windows Firewall.
  4. On the Firewall section, on the left pane, click the  Allow a Program or a Feature through the Windows Firewall.
  5. Click the Change Settings button on the right side of the window, right above the list of programs which have got Internet access.
  6. Untick all applications or those suspicious features you want to check, control or know what they are for. This will stop them from accessing to the Internet.
  7. Click the OK button at the end of the list.
  8. Next time these applications will need to gain access to the Web they will need your approval.

How to Recover Firefox Passwords In 3 Steps

May 3rd, 2012 by Admin

Firefox is one of the most popular browser and my favorite also. I have been using it for about five years. Often we tend to use Remember Me option when we log into any password protected website. This saves the password inside Firefox and next time when we open the same site, password field is automatically filled. This saves our lot of time but indeed this method is also at high risk compromising password. Password saved inside Firefox could be easily revealed with Password Recovery Bundle. Firefox hidden password with asterisk characters so normal users will not see the actual password. But the password could be easily decrypted with Password Recovery Bundle. It’s able to decrypt all password saved inside Firefox. It’s a great software to test security and protect password from compromising.

Let’s see how can we recover Firefox password in just 3 steps:

  1. First install Password Recovery Bundle on your local computer.
  2. Launch the program, then click Start Recovery button. The program will pop up a drop-down menu that displays all supported password types.
  3. Select the Firefox Password option. The program will instantly reveal all saved passwords with website URLs, logins and passwords.

Additionally, Password Recovery Bundle also supports Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Apple Safari. It has ability to uncover any saved password saved in all popular web browsers.