Hacking Wifi- Accespoints Passwords stored in Windows 7 or Windows 8 PC

Prerequisite: You should have access to the command prompt with Administrator privileges

Open Command Promt

Step1:

Command: netsh wlan show profiles

Description: The above command gives us the list of access points our system is connected to, with their names.

Step2: 

Command: netsh wlan show profiles <ACCESS POINT NAME> key=clear

Description: The above command gives us the password of the selected access point’s password in clear text format

under the field “key content”

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Resetting the password in Windows with Hiren Boot CD

Change your Boot options to boot from CD drive after inserting Hiren Boot CD

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After that you’ll get the screen as below, in which you have to scroll down to

Offline NT/2000/XP/Vista/ Password Changer

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Step1:

By default it selects the option number for where windows is installed if not select option number the disk or partition where the windows installation is and then → PRESS ENTER

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Step2:

By default it selects the option number for: Path & Registry Files → PRESS ENTER

7 press enter

Step3:

By default it selects the option number for: Password Reset → PRESS ENTER

8 press enter to choose option 1 for password reset

Step4:

By default it selects the option number to: edit user data and passwords → PRESS ENTER

9 press enter

Step5:

From the list of users displayed choose the user of your choice and write the user name

after: “[Administrator]”  and then → PRESS ENTER

10 type the user name from the list above to clear his password

Step6:

Type “1” to clear the user’s password, without inverted commas (“”) → PRESS ENTER

11 choose option 1 to clear the user's password

Explanation:-

Here the user’s password is removed or cleared or erased, so you can login directly once the process is completed.

Step7:

Type “!” to quit, without inverted commas (“”) and then → PRESS ENTER

12 type ! to quit

Step8:

Type “q” to quit, without inverted commas (“”) and then → PRESS ENTER

13 type q to quit and save the changes

Step9:

Type ”y” without inverted commas (“”)  to save the changes and then → PRESS ENTER

14 type y to save changes

Step10:

Type “n” without inverted commas (“”) to end the process and then → PRESS ENTER

15 type n to end the process

Step11:

Remove the Hiren Boot CD and press Ctrl+Alt+Delete

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As explained below the step6, now you’ll logon directly without being asked for password.

So now you can change the password

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