Five password recovery tools to use in a pinch Summary: When you've lost a critical password for a system you administer, one of these tools may save the day. By Jack Wallen | May 24, 2012 -- 09:13 GMT (02:13 PDT) Previous | Next Image 8 of 11 Windows Password Unlocker also creates a USB or CD that can then be booted to recover passwords. Topic: Security Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.