Beginners Guides: Decrypting Document & Zipped File Passwords

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 20 2007 @ 05:15 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Quick and simple ways to unlock those Microsoft Word, Zip, or PDF files that you've forgotten the password to. If you want to make sure that only you and your compatriots can access certain documents, encrypting and password protecting said documents is the obvious way to go. To this end, many popular software packages provide a method of safeguarding files, generally based on a password. This is fine, but what if you forget the password? You might as well have deleted your work, right?

Check it out over at PC Stats.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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