A: It depends on many factors, such as the password complexity and length, your computer’s performance, etc. The time it takes may range from minutes to hours or even days. Selecting the right attack type and configuring its corresponding options will greatly shorten the time.
A: Brute-Force Attack: This attack type will try all possible password combinations to discover your Office, PDF, or archive file passwords. Mask Attack: It will try the password combinations with the character combinations and length range of the password you specify to recover password. Dictionary Attack: Recover lost password by trying the password combinations in the built-in dictionary. You can also create your own dictionary using various languages. Smart Attack: It will try all possible characters combinations including all printable characters to recover password automatically and smartly.
A: Brute-Force Attack: Best if you know nothing about the lost/forgotten password. Mask Attack: Better if you can remember your password partially. It will reduce password recovery time. Dictionary Attack: Best if you use the commonly used words or phrases for password or if you have your own password dictionary. This may be the fastest type. Smart Attack: If the three types of attack above didn’t work, you can try this one. You can click here to read more about the type of attack and the tutorial of this tool.
A: You can input your commonly used passwords or parts of your passwords in a .txt file using various languages including English, French, Japanese, Chinese etc. Remember one word per line, as shown below.
A: The trial version only can recover passwords that consist of no more than three characters. The full version can recover passwords with any length, and we guarantee thorough technical support for the users of the full version.
A: It depends on the operation system your computer is running. If it is Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2000, you can choose the Personal edition. If it is Windows 8/10, you need the Professional edition. And if it is Windows Server or if you want to reset Windows Domain password, the Ultimate edition is your best choice.