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Forgot the winzip password

Is there any possible faster way to recover the password of a winzip folder?...Tried few free software ; but take a lot of time.
Thanks in advance

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    Jay May 11, 2010

    have patience try the software.


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Hi Sunny,

you might have along way ahead of you, but I once tried this solution.

The main difference is that you will need a zip file which contains at least one of the files in the encrypted archive. Read the readme!

So...if it is your own zip, you might be lucky...;-)

Otherwise - have you tried one of these solutions?

Good luck!

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Use either a commercial password recovery or commercial password remover utility such as or 

Depending on the value of what you're trying to access the small fee may very well be worth hours of guessing.

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