Forgotten password recovery software has a simple user interface, supports multiple hard disk drives, detects several SAM databases (if multiple OS were installed on one volume) and more. New Ultimate package includes linux-based Active@ LiveCD.
Version: 11Active@ Password Changer is designed for resetting local administrator and user passwords on Windows versions 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Windows server platforms: 2012, 2008, 2003, 2000 in case an Administrator's password is forgotten or lost. You do not need to re-install and re-configure the operating system. The password cracker detects and displays all SAM (Microsoft Security Databases) files automatically.
License: Free To Try $49.95
Operating System: Windows
Manual SAM file selection is now available. Support for MBR and GPT disk partitioning styles. Supports FAT, exFAT, NTFS, HFS+ file systems. Supports IDE SATA eSATA USB SSD SCSI disks & RAIDs.
Old operations systems supported: DOS version for MS-DOS, PC-DOS, DR-DOS, FreeDOS, OpenDOS and Windows version for Windows 95 / 98 / ME. Ultimate package includes linux-based Active@ LiveCD, being able to boot on the latest x86 & x64 UEFI secure boot systems!
With Active@ Password Changer you can log in as an Administrator or a particular user with a blank password.
Version 11: Boot Disk switched to the latest WinPE based on Windows build 2004 Improved Bootable Disk Creator for media formatting Recovery improvements & security library update LiveCD & Boot Disk full support for PCI-E & SATA NVMe M.2 disks Ultimate package: Active@ LiveCD upgraded to openSUSE 15.2
Version 10.0.0.0: Improved Bootable Disk Creator Improved password recovery logic Added the skip formatting option Added support for SATA & PCI-E NVMe M.2 disks Boot Disk switched to the latest WinPE 10 64-bit You can now create & save Desktop shortcuts and save & restore Boot Disk customized settings
Version 10.0: Boot Disk switched to the latest WinPE 10 64-bit Improved Bootable Disk Creator for bootable media, skip formatting option added Support for SATA & PCI-E NVMe M.2 disks You can now create & save Desktop shortcuts and save & restore Boot Disk customized settings Improved password recovery logic
Version 10: Improved Bootable Disk Creator Improved password recovery logic Added the skip formatting option Added support for SATA & PCI-E NVMe M.2 disks Boot Disk switched to the latest WinPE 10 64-bit You can now create & save Desktop shortcuts and save & restore Boot Disk customized settings
Version 9.0.1: Improved software stability while working with damaged disks Improved Bootable Disk Creator for media formatting Included the latest recovery kernel Improved Active@ Boot Disk switched to WinPE 10 x64 base Improved Active@ LiveCD switched to KDE5 base Issue fixes and minor UI improvements
Version 8.0.3: Minor improvements and bug fixes. High DPI display resolutions support improved. Recovery of passwords located on a new ReFS file system now supported. Added software updates module available for the registered software. New security based on software registration and activation.
Version 7.0.9: Introduced 64-bit executable for x64 platforms, still supplied 32-bit for x86 platforms. User interface is improved and adopted for monitors having large resolutions (HiDPI). Registry (SAM) backup can be created before Account’s password being reset. Registry (SAM) backup can be restored, reverting the system back to the original state. Professional packages: Active@ Boot Disk now boots UEFI secure boot systems and legacy BIOS. Ultimate package: the latest Active@ Boot Disk (64-bit) and Active@ LiveCD (64-bit) included
Version 6.0.619: New Ultimate package beyond professional features includes linux-based Active@ LiveCD. Enhanced universal Boot Disk Creator. Added option to locate SAM registry file manually. Added support for GPT disk partitioning style. New interface design, stretchable dialogs.
Version 4.0.111: Recovers passwords from multiple partitions and hard disk drives. Detects and displays all Microsoft Security Databases (SAM). Displays all local users. Displays full account information for any local user. Resets administrator's password. Resets user's password.