RAR is a file type, and it has become popular because it has powerful compression abilities than any other programs. You can add encryption or password to the RAR files to add protection to the files.
We forget the password that we have set for the RAR files, and then we land into problems because we no longer remember the password. But, some solutions enables you to remove the passwords from the RAR files and allow us to show those solutions.
I have created a new RAR file, and I have added a password to it.
You can see in the above Image that the newly created RAR file is password protected.
Now, it’s time to show you the solutions that can help you access the password protected RAR files.
1. Look For Saved Passwords
I have a good habit to keep a record of the password that I add to files and folders, so I can access the password enables data without any issue, even when I lost it. Winrar allows you to save password on your administrator account on Windows 10, and you can always access it from your PC.
Let’s assume that you have created a password to a RAR file from your Windows machine; then you have moved the file to somewhere else.
Now, copy the password enabled file, and paste it on your desktop, and remember, your Winrar version recognize the file because it has created it in the first place.
Overall, you are the administrator, who has created it in the first place.
Step 1: Open the password added RAR file. Now, click on the “file,” then click on “set default password.”
Step 2: A small window will pop-up on your screen, and click on the “organise passwords.”
Step 3: As you can see that there is a password entry that enables you to find out the passwords that you have added to your RAR files.
Step 4: Double-click on them to view the contents in it. Remember, the first “password text” is the RAR file password.
Now, you can call this RAR Password Unlocker because it helps you to unlock RAR files without any issues.
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2. RAR Password Unlocker
On the web, a new RAR Password Unlocker launched that offers unlocking features.
Now, is it capable enough to remove the password from a RAR file? I have tested it on the same data that I have created earlier.
Step 1: Download the RAR Password Unlocker from the official website. The Installation process is straightforward, and you don’t need special instructions.
Step 2: Launch the program and click on the “open” and “RAR password recovery.”
Step 3: A small window will pop-up on your screen, and you have to locate the RAR file and click to open it.
Step 4: Now, you have three options that let you find the RAR file password.
- The first one enables you to attack the file with every password combination.
- The second one adds combinations of letters and number including the characters.
- You have a dictionary attack as well, and it uses the words from the dictionary.
Once you have selected the 1, 2, and 3, then you are good to go.
Step 5: Now, click on start to begin the process, and you are good to go.
Step 6: The process will take a few moments, and it will show you the password.
Step 7: The password is on your screen, and you can copy the password to your clipboard.
I assume that your RAR password protected file is unlocked and you can access the data in it.
Limitations & Facts of the RAR Password Unlocker
There are a few limitations & unknown facts that you should know about it.
- It is a paid software, but you can use the trial version to check whether you can unlock the file or not. I would recommend you to try the same method that I did to check whether it works or not.
- I don’t think that RAR Password Unlocker will work 100% because it can fail.
- The premium version cost $22 per license.
The chances of the second method to work are 50% / 50%.
Is These Methods Legal?
The first method that I have shown it 100% legal because the Winrar offers the feature to the customers. However, the second is 100% illegal because it uses various types of combinations to unlock it, but it doesn’t hack it.
In the web market, there are many tools or hacking tools that can penetrate the encryption, but I recommend you to avoid downloading hacking tools.
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There are many RAR password unlockers in the market, but I recommend you to avoid downloading and using them because they are not registered, and they might contain harmful files in it. Let us know what do you think about the RAR password unlockers in the comment section.