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Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2011 18:24:06 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: password with the sign "#"

On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 12:38:40PM +0200, Roland wrote:
> I am trying to Crack the Password of my Windows Laptop.

Is there a reason for you to crack it rather than reset it?  Just for fun?

Anyway, this should be pretty easy, especially if you have the LM hash
(and not only NT hash).

> But there is a "#" in the Password.

This is no problem.

> How does that work with the password list? Isn't the "#" the sign for comments?

No, only wordlist lines starting with "#!comment" (a 9-character
sequence) are treated as comments.


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