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Recover lost root password

1) Reboot your system.

2) When GRUB comes up type e .

3) Now select entry that begins with kernel.

4) Add then end of the kernel entry type either s or single, now hit enter.

5) Type b, the box will boot up and now you can type in the cmd prompt passwd root.

This will reset the password to whatever you like.


Jhon David said...

Beautiful idea and suggestion,password issue is very important in our life so we can design our password by the using of special way like unique combination with complexity is more safe,then normal written password.Many thanks for well information and tips.

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