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Editors' Review

by   / February 15, 2015

Free RAR Password Unlocker helps you recover passwords, especially those you don't use very often -- such as RAR archives. Free RAR Password Unlocker employs three methods to crack your password, so you can extract the archive: Brute Force All, Brute Force Masked, and Dictionary. They vary in speed and power, and which method works best depends on factors like the strength of your lost password.

Pros

Brute Force options: We could set the pass length under the Brute Force options to keep Free RAR Password Unlocker from spending too much time trying to crack tough passwords.

Dictionary options: If you tend to use the same password elements or think you remember part of a password, entering it in the Dictionary options tab could help the software do its job.

Logs: Activity is recorded in a text log you can review (and, who knows, possibly jog your memory of a forgotten password).

Cons

No guarantees: It can take a long time to plow through every combination, and some passwords may be unrecoverable (or practically so).

Confusing options: The layout could be clearer. For example, the Recovery menu lists three methods, yet the Recovery Method tab only lists two.

Help button: The software's description promises instructions, but the Help button does nothing, and the Web link leads to a list of other freeware.

Bottom Line

Your choices are limited when you can't remember an archive's password. Free RAR Password Unlocker gives you several choices to help you retrieve that lost password.

What do you need to know about free software?

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Full Specifications

General

Publisher Media Freeware
Publisher web site http://www.mediafreeware.com
Release Date March 08, 2016
Date Added July 11, 2016
Version 1.0

Category

Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None

Download Information

File Size 3.47MB
File Name External File

Popularity

Total Downloads 270,046
Downloads Last Week 45

Pricing

License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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