If you have a file that you suspect is housing a virus but your antivirus software does not detect it, you can submit it for further analysis online. This guide shows you the best online virus scanners available today. If you’d like to scan one file, follow the instructions under Scan Individual Files for Viruses. If you’d like to scan your entire PC, follow the instructions under Scan Your Entire PC for Viruses.
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- Access your files without your password
- Reset your Windows account password
- Crack your Windows account password to access encrypted files
If you have a Windows PC that you can’t log in to but you need access to the files, the easiest way is to get to them through a live distribution of Linux. While that might sound a little daunting, this guide will walk you through the process and show you just how easy it can be.
Create a Bootable Linux Disc
1. Download the latest version of Ubuntu Desktop
2. Burn the Ubuntu ISO to a disc (how to burn an ISO to disc)
An ISO image is an archive file of an optical disc, which contains all of the contents of the optical disc it represents. ISO files are useful because you can archive a bootable disc (see examples below) and distribute it to users to burn and use locally.
Examples of useful ISOs:
Have you ever forgotten your Windows password? Ever had a friend ask you if you know how to retrieve their password? Ever needed a password for other reasons? In this guide you’ll learn how to retrieve your Windows password using a tool named ophcrack.
If you want access to your Windows account (and not just access to your files), you can reset your password quite easily. Learn, in this guide, how to burn a password reset disc and how to boot from it and reset your Windows account password.