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How to Use ZIP Password Recovery

If you have a password protected ZIP file, and you lost or just don't know about the .zip password, this ZIP Passwor Recovery Tool provides you good solution for this issue. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to recover ZIP password with ease.

Overview of the steps

Step1. Click Open to import the password protected ZIP file.

import the ZIP file

Select your WinZIP/ZIP file in the Open File window, and click "Open".

select ZIP file

Step2. Select an Attack Option to Recover lost ZIP password:

There are three attack types in our program for you to recover your password. They are Brute-force attack, Brute-force with Mask attack and Dictionary attack.

Option 1: If you choose Brute-force Attack, the program will try all possible combinations by default, so no need to define any setting.

Option 2: If you choose Brute-force with Mask Attack, you then need to click "Brute-force" on the taskbar. Later you should define the sets such as Min Length, Max Length, Character Set etc. by yourself according to the possible clues about the password you could recall of.

Option 3: If you choose Dictionary Attack, then click "Dictionary" on the taskbar. This attack is highly recommended. If use properly, it is the fastest when compared with the above two attacks. This attack is intended to seek the possible password based on a dictionary. This dictionary can be the integrated one or the one you provide. The integrated dictionary is a text file listing common character combinations, such as a, ab, 123, 4, AB, etc. that people may frequently use for passwords. You can also create a dictionary by listing your character sets that you frequently use to let the program base on when seeking passwords. If so, the seeking scope is largely reduced and it is bound to save time for the process.

Select ZIP attack type

Step3. Click "Start" button and then you will get zip password.

Click "Start" to start zip password recovery process. Within minutes, the ZIP file password will be recovered successfully and displayed in the File Opening Password Box. Next, just close the box and exit the program, then use this password to access to the target or locked ZIP file.