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Linux distro/image with windows recovery tools


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hi. im looking for a linux distro or image including recovery tools specific for windows installations.

i saw a youtube video of a image where there were included a program that was able to scan the harddrive for windows installations. and discover user accounts on those installations. and allow to reset the password of the accounts.

i home someone knows of such a image file out there.


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I don't know of all the Linux distros out there with Windows specific tools in them but one I have used in the past to repair and recover a Windows installation was KNOPPIX.

The version of KNOPPIX I used had some programs/tools specifically for working on Windows installations. Check it out :)



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if you look here : http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/ftp.uni-kl.de/pub/linux/knoppix-dvd/

eg http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/...ux/knoppix-dvd/KNOPPIX_V8.6-2019-08-08-EN.iso

There is knoppix iso 8.6 in english . By first doing a dd to a usb ; firing that up then from the knoppix Desktop there is a icon to install to a usb , this time allowing persistence. Thus i installed extra stuff just using : apt There is already GPArted on there and testdisk ; if clamav wasn't on it put it on etc

Also chntpw (reset password) but i think that was for Windows prior to Windows 10

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