3 Commercial Windows Password Recovery Tools

A List of the Best Commercial Password Recovery Tools for Windows

In addition to many free Windows password recovery tools, several commercial programs are also available that will recover Windows passwords.

Realizing that you've forgotten your Windows password is guaranteed to strike panic in anyone. Luckily, there are several programs and services that can help "hack" into your own Windows PC!

Important: Please read my Windows Password Recovery Programs FAQ before you pay for any Windows password cracking program.

Below are the top commercial Windows password recovery tools available today.

Active Password Changer Professional Password Recovery Program
Active Password Changer Professional v5.0.

Active Password Changer Professional is the best premium password recovery program I've tested. It's very easy to setup and use, making it an appropriate password hacking tool for even the most novice of computer users.

Like other programs listed here, Active Password Changer Professional deletes passwords - it does not recover them. The end result is the same though - you get access to your computer again!

In a test on a Windows 10 computer, Active Password Changer Professional successfully deleted my 20-character password instantly. I also tested it in Windows XP with a 10-character password with the same results.

Active Password Changer Professional is currently priced at $49.95 USD.

Active Password Changer Professional v5.0 Review & Purchase Link

Active Password Changer Professional officially supports Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 & 2003, and Windows XP. I used it in Windows 10 as well, and it cleared the password without any issues. More »

Windows Password Reset v8.5 Password Recovery Tool
Windows Password Reset v8.5.

Like many of these password programs, Windows Password Reset Standard does not actually recover the password but instead removes it.

The program was very easy to burn to a CD using the included image burning software and was even easier to use.

I tested Windows Password Reset Standard v8.5 using their demonstration version which verified compatibility with my computer but did not actually reset the password. I'm working on a review with the full version of the program.

Windows Password Reset Standard is currently priced at $19.95 USD.

Purchase Windows Password Reset Standard v8.5

Windows Password Reset Standard supports Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows 2000. More »

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The Login Recovery service is currently priced at $35.00 USD per use.

Purchase the Login Recovery Service

The software used by Login Recovery supports Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 & 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Windows NT. More »

Windows Password Recovery Tools Aren't Necessary if You're Proactive!

These Windows password recovery tools really come in handy when you need them but there's a much easier way to access your account if you forget your password - create a password reset disk!

How to Create a Password Reset Disk

A password reset disk is a special disk you can insert in your PC during the logon process that will allow you to reset your Windows password. You will need to create this disk before you lose access to your account!