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This is a tip explaining how to recover lost RAR file passwords. I will also provide you with a link where you will be able to download the software required to recover your password. You need to remember, that this process of recovering the password, may take a few hours.
For this purpose, i will password protect a rar file, and recover the password by using this software, RAR password recovery magic.
Click HERE to download the software. You will need to wait 1 minute before the download will start. Choose the "Regular download" option to download.
Once you have downloaded the software, we can extract and install it. Here is how it is done.
I set the download directory for the file to be saved on my desktop
When the download completed, i extracted it to my desktop.
Now , i have opened the extracted folder, to have a look at the contents.
YOu will see a couple of files, but, you only need the first one. Open the first folder. You will see a rar file once again. All you need is to extract this folder. It contains the install file, as well as the serial.
Now, open the folder you have extracted. You will note that there is a serial code as well. After installation, we will enter the serial key, and star recovering.
Now the software is installed, all you need to do now is to enter the serial code. You can have the serial code, as well as the name in the folder with the serial file, as above mentioned. Choose the enter code option to enter the serial.
You need to fill in the same name and serial as shown. You can leave out your email address.
Ok, now we are done installing. Now we can start to recover. For this purpose i created a password protected rar folder. The password is 123. This is a easy password, but the software can manage up to 6 letters and charters.
Here is how we insert the rar file and start recovering.
Open the software, you should have a icon on your desktop.
Click on the OPEN tab, and brows to the password protected folder you want to recover.
Select the settings tab, and choose if your password was either letters or numbers, or a combination. Mine was only numbers, so i selected only the number box.
Now, just click on start, and wait for the software to recover your password. This might take a while, so you can minimize the trey, and continue with other work if you like.
When the password is recovered, you will hear a sound notification, and see a pop up. This pop up will contain the password.
I really hope you can find this helpful. Please rate accordingly.
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