How to Decrypt a Rar File

You have found an old collection of photos that you saved on your PC a long time ago but you are unable to view the images that are contained in it because they have been compressed into a Password protected RAR archive? A classic. Forgetting the passwords of the archives you create to keep your documents can happen to everyone, but luckily there are solutions that allow you to easily remedy such problems.

One of these is called RAR Password Finder and, as the name suggests, it is a Windows program that allows you to discover the passwords of RAR files. Unfortunately it is not free, but it is available in a free 30-day trial version that allows you to discover passwords up to four characters long. Here how to decrypt a RAR file using it.

Be vuoi scoprire how to decrypt a RAR file, the first step you must take is to connect to the Softpedia website and first click on DOWNLOAD and then External Mirror 1 to download the program RAR Password Finder on your PC.

When the download is complete open, double clicking on it, the file you just downloaded (pt-rar101.exe) and, in the window that opens, first click on Yes and then Next three consecutive times e Finish to finish the installation process of RAR Password Finder.

At the end of the installation procedure, you can start RAR Password Finder through its icon in the menu Start> All Programs Windows. At the first start, the program will ask you to accept its terms of use by clicking on the button Accept.

At this point, you can decrypt a RAR file easily by clicking on the button KATEGORIEN located at the top right and selecting the archive whose password you want to discover.

Once you have selected the RAR file to decrypt, click on the button Go and wait for the program to try all possible combinations of characters to find the password. The procedure can take up to a few hours, depending on the length of the password and the power of your PC. However, as mentioned above, the trial version of the software allows you to find passwords up to four characters long.

When it finds the right password, RAR Password Finder shows a notice with the inscription Password founded and in the center the keyword captured by the archive.

You can reduce password processing time by placing "stakes" on the number and types of characters to use to try the various combinations. For example, if you are sure that the password being found does not contain numbers and is no more than four characters long, set Chars in the drop-down menu Characters set e 4 in the field up to before clicking Go.

You can also limit the type of characters to search for only numbers or only letters + numbers (without special characters, periods, etc.) by setting the Numbers or Chars and Numbers items from the drop-down menu Charcters set.