Overview

Introduction

The Resetting Windows Passwords module provides you with the instructions and devices to develop your hands-on skills in the following topic:

  • Working with Trinity Rescue Kit (TRK)

Lab time: It will take approximately 20 minutes to complete this lab.

Exam Objectives

The following objective is covered in this lab:

  • System hacking

Exercise 1 - Working with Trinity Rescue Kit (TRK)

Trinity Rescue Kit (TRK) is a free live Linux distribution utility. You can use this utility to perform maintenance, recovery, and repair operations on Windows and Linux systems.

To gain unauthorized access to network applications and data, an attacker can reset the password of the administrator account of a Windows system and facilitate entry into the network.

In this exercise, you will learn to change the password of the administrator account on a Windows system using TRK. To achieve this objective, you will perform the following tasks:

  • Download TRK on PLABHYPV01.
  • Connect to PLABWIN101 virtual machine using Hyper-V Manager.
  • Boot the virtual machine with TRK ISO image. Reset the password of the administrator account on PLABWIN101 virtual machine.