Restore Access to Locked Windows Accounts
Up to 40% of support calls are related to forgotten passwords and locked logins. Recover or reset Windows system passwords easily and automatically! There is no need to format the disk or reinstall Windows. Just boot from the CD and unlock your system in a matter of minutes! Elcomsoft System Recovery can reset account passwords instantly, while supporting full-scale attacks to recover the original passwords. ESR also unlocks locked and disabled user and administrative accounts in Windows Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2012/2016.
Features and Benefits
•Ready to boot with Windows PE (Preinstallation Environment) licensed from Microsoft
•Recovers or resets user and administrative passwords
•Original password recovery may be possible to provide automatic access to EFS-encrypted files
•Unlocks and enables user and administrative accounts
•Assigns administrative privileges to any user account
•Resets or disables password expiry options
•Broad hardware compatibility and genuinely native FAT and NTFS support
•Genuine Windows GUI for convenient operation
•Supports Windows NT 4, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10
•Supports Windows Windows Server 2000/2003/2008/2012/2016 (including Domain Administrator password and all users' passwords)
•Supports US and localized versions of Windows and multilingual user names and passwords
•Detects all Windows installations automatically
•An option to dump hashed passwords from SAM/SYSTEM files or Active Directory database for further analysis and off-line password recovery
•An option to dump Domain Cached Credentials
•Supports Microsoft Live! accounts
Ready to Boot, Instant Unlock
Elcomsoft System Recovery comes as a program that makes it easy to create a bootable CD image (ISO) or USB flash frive. No need to create a reach for a Windows setup disks to make one! ElcomSoft has licensed the Windows Preinstallation Environment (Windows PE) directly from Microsoft, allowing the company to distribute the completely working bootable Windows environment based on Windows 8.1.
If there are no EFS-encrypted files on your Windows account, an instant unlock option is the quickest and easiest way to gain access to user and administrative accounts. Elcomsoft System Recovery resets forgotten passwords with a new password supplied by you, allowing for immediate login without the time-consuming password recovery operations.
Elcomsoft System Recovery bootable environment supports a variety of hardware components, including the most popular hard disk controllers, thanks to Windows drivers. Unlike the various emulation environments, Elcomsoft System Recovery is genuinely compatible with the latest revisions of Microsoft file systems, including the latest versions of the FAT (FAT32, exFAT) and NTFS.
Recovers Original Passwords
In case you must know an original password to a Windows account, Elcomsoft System Recovery is fully equipped with everything needed to recover the password. Common passwords and dictionary attack are attempted first hand, and take only minutes with good chances of retrieving a password.
Elcomsoft System Recovery knows places where system passwords are cached, often allowing for instant password recovery.
Offline password recovery is easily possible by dumping hashed passwords from SAM/SYSTEM files or Active Directory database for further analysis off-line analysis. ElcomSoft recommends Elcomsoft Distributed Password Recovery for highly scalable, GPU-accelerated recovery of system passwords.
There are two versions of the ESR: Standard and Professional:
The following manual describes the features of ESR Professional.