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I'm trying to log into my Windows 10 laptop that was using a Microsoft login. I used to mimikatz to retrieve the SAMkey, LSA secret, dpapi, System masterkeys, and the password hash but it's the generic hash for no password and no help. I have access to the admin account, just need the password for the other user. How do I use this info to get the password or be able to reset it?

I know I'm asking for a lot of help, but I haven't been able to figure this out after a week of trying to. All the guides I could find use older systems and methods that are no longer usable. Thank you for any help in advance.

Also I tried copying the SAM file earlier and wasn't able to. I just learned that it's inaccessible while the system is booted up. With the SAM file and SAMkey how do I then retrieve the user's password?

  • You have admin, just change the password? – wireghoul Feb 5 at 18:19

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