May 17, 2015

How to Find RAR Password after Forgot or Lost It

  • I just downloaded a RAR file from Internet. However, when I began to open it, I found it is encrypted.
  • I have ever encrypted my RAR file, but I forgot its password when I want to open it.
  • RAR file is protected with password and saved in my computer safely, also the RAR file password. But it is strange that, I cannot find RAR file password on where I have ever saved. RAR file password lost
From the above cases, we can see that RAR file cannot be opened because of password forgot or lost. So how can we find RAR forgotten or lost password?

First, try to find RAR password in RAR archive or from where you got.

If your RAR archive is gotten from Internet, turn back to where you got it, probably password is provided there, but you have never noticed. Or RAR password is saved in a text document of the folder you downloaded. It is there all the time but never opened. So why not first check the RAR archive carefully or website you receive the RAR file?

If RAR password cannot be found with above tries, then it should be found with other more effective ways or tools, such as RAR Password Genius. You won’t have to consider anything, just need to prepare RAR archive and RAR Password Genius. And follow steps below to do.

Second, find RAR password after forgot or lost with effective RAR Password Genius.

Step 1: Run RAR Password Genius after successful installation on computer.

When you take cost into consideration, you had better choose trial or full version according to the possible RAR password. Trial version is free, and it supports no more than 3-characters password. Full version should be paid, but it supports any forgotten RAR password find regardless of password length or complexity.

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Step 2: Add encrypted RAR archive to RAR password finder tool.

With Open button on toolbar, or File - Open File menu, you can easily browse all your computer hard drive and look for RAR archive you want to open. When you see it, select it and add it to rar password finder, RAR Password Genius. If there is no problem, it should be in Encrypted File box.

add encrypted rar archive to rar password finder

Step 3: Choose recovery method to find RAR password.

In RAR Password Genius, there are four password recovery methods in all. Everyone has its features. Therefore, before you make password recovery settings for recovery method you choose, think about which one is better for finding RAR archive password. Select it from drop-down list of "Type of attack".

password recovery settings to find rar password

At last, click "Start" button to find forgotten RAR password.

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May 5, 2015

How to Bypass WinZip Password after Forgot or Lost

After WinZip password forgot or lost, the first step may be to get WinZip password. Then bypass WinZip password can be come true.
  • Step 1: Get WinZip password with zip password recovery freeware or shareware
  • Step 2: Bypass WinZip file simple or complex password

Now see how to use freeware or shareware to bypass WinZip forgotten or lost password.

Method 1: Bypass WinZip password with free zip password recovery tools

If you have no freeware for winzip password recovery, in the following passage several freeware are introduced. You can choose one from them.

According to the detailed introductions about zip password recovery tools, choose one that is suitable for your WinZip file. After getting password with free zip password recovery tools, check whether the software you choose can help you to recover your winzip file password. If not, you should turn to Method 2.

Method 2: Bypass WinZip file password with shareware ZIP Password Genius

This shareware would be your saver when you cannot extract WinZip file without password. It helps you easily find WinZip password.

1. Prepare ZIP Password Genius and install it on your computer where WinZip file is stored.

2. Run it after complete installation. Then import WinZip file with Open button. Also, you can click File - Open File tab to open WinZip file in ZIP Password Genius.

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import winzip file to bypass password

3. It’s time to set password recovery attack method.

Under Type of attack, Brute-force, Mask, Dictionary and Smart, these four password attack types are provided for you to recover WinZip password powerfully. According to the possible WinZip password features, Brute-force and Dictionary are best choices. Brute-force can recover WinZip password forcibly. And Mask makes full use of password possible features to recover WinZip password.

4. When all of things have been prepared, click Start button to recover WinZip password. In the pop-up window, you can copy the WinZip password to save or open WinZip file directly.

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5. Extract WinZip file with recovered password in WinRAR.

extract winzip file with recovered password

6. Create new WinZip file with contents in previous WinZip file. Remember don’t set a password to protect the new WinZip file.

bypass password to create new winzip file

Now do you have any questions about how to bypass WinZip password after forgot or lost? If you have, you can learn more about freeware or shareware for WinZip password recovery.