How to Unlock WinRAR Password When You Forgot WinRAR Password

Posted by on Jun. 16, 2016 15:34

A Winrar (a file with .rar as a suffix), when it comes to WinRar program, we all know it's a common utility for compressing files on Windows platform and often used for online downloads. A key feature on Winrar is that users can compressed some important files into a RAR archive and create password to protect the RAR file from prevents most people from using it. You may enter a new password to protect your Winrar files, but one day, you forgot Winrar password and can't extract files from Winrar, if it happened to you, it's really unfortunate. 

In fact, forgetting Winrar password is a very common thing that everyone faces and even though it is quite common, it is difficult to regain access to the Winrar or a particular file again if that is password protected and you have managed to conveniently lose track of it.

Now when it comes to the rar files, many of us lose track of the passwords and are thus unable to get through the RAR file and extract the data. iSeePassword RAR Unlocker is the one of the most professional password recovery software providers, which can safely and quickly unlock a password-protected RAR archive file without any data loss.  If you can partly remember one of the password information, like password length, letters, number and  prefix or suffix character in your password, then Mask Attack would be the best option to remove your RAR password. If your file was password protected by ZIP program and you forgot ZIP password, this program also works with ZIP effectively.

You can download the trail version to give it a try.

Tutorial: How to Recover WinRAR Password If You Forgot

1Install and Run Password Recovery Program on A Computer

The first step for you is to be able to download and install the RAR Password Recovery Tool on your computer. Once it has been installed properly then run it. On the main page you need to select option "Recover password from File and Archive" and next.


2Select and Import Your Password Protected RAR File to the Program

Click on "Open" button and select the password-protected RAR file that you want to recover. You're allowed to select one RAR file and import to the program at a time. After that, select the appropriate recovery mode.

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3Select Appropriate Password Recovery Mode

In the program you will notice that there are four types of attack for your choice to remove RAR password. But how to choose the right type of attack? In fact, it depends on the length of the password given and the character sets involved. 

Select Appropriate Password Recovery Mode

 If you remember part of your password information, like password length, characters, numbers. Then you should select Mask Attack mode. Click the drop-down button and select one attack type from the 4 types.

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Note: Each of these options will have specific requirements, such as the length, the range and the upper case, lower case or special character mentions of your password.

Brute-Force Attack: The brute force attack will try all the possible password combinations within the length and the range that you have decided. 

Mask Attack: The mask attack is for those who remember a part of the original password.

4 Start Unlocking Password from RAR File

After you have selected the mode of attack then simply click on the "Start" button to start the task. The process  will take some time to complete based on the password information you provide, the more password details you remember and provide, the faster the speed. Once the program find your RAR password, just click "Copy" button. This will enable you to get your original password and then you can simply paste it in the required box and then open the RAR file that you wanted.

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Is it easy to use? Before starting this program, I think and assume that you can recall the approximate length and what letters were absolutely not in and and your password length could be under 6-7 characters, then this RAR Password Recovery will help you to recover your RAR  password very fast.  The more information you have the less longer it will be .

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Just download the trail and try to remove password protected RAR archive all by yourself. Easy, and safe, never damage to your original RAR data.


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