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Access Password Refixer User Guide

User Guide - Recovering Access Password in a Simple Way!

Do you worry about the lost/forgotten password for opening the encrypted Microsoft Access data file? You needn’t to reinstall your MS Access; you just need Access Password Refixer. It is an efficient access password recovery tool for recovering lost/forgotten MS Access password. And it is easy to use. Follow this user guide and see how to recover Access password in a simple way.

Video Guide:

What do you need?
Software: iSumsoft Access Password Refixer
OS Support: Windows NT4/ 2000/ XP/ 2003/ Vista/ 2008/ 2012/ 2016, Windows 7/ 8/ 10.
Hardware Requirements: 50 MB or more; 256 MB or above.

1 Add file

Download and install Access Password Refixer, launch this app. Click on the “Open” button and import the Access files you want to recover password for.

open access file

Select the locked Access file.

select access file

2 Attack Type Selection and Recovery

Select one of the 4 password attack types (Brute-force Attack, Mask Attack, Dictionary Attack and Smart Attack) and make the attack settings if needed.

select attack

Then press the “Start” and wait for the recovering for a few seconds.


A few seconds later, a dialog box will pop up to inform you of the successful recovery. Then you can click the “Copy” button and paste the password to open your lost/forgotten password Access data file.


3 Password Attack and Settings Instruction

Brute-Force Attack: This attack will try all possible password combinations to recover lost Access password. Best if you know nothing about the lost/forgotten password. You can just click the “Start” button if using this type of attack.

Mask Attack: Better using this type to recover your forgotten Access passwords if you can remember your password partially. If you choose Mask Attack, you should offer some password symbols which you can remember. A Password Mask must be defined to use Mask Attack. And it will reduce password recovery time.

mask attack

Dictionary Attack: Recover lost Access password by trying the password combinations in the built-in dictionary. You can also create your own dictionary using various languages. Best if you use regular words or phrases for password. The picture below is the instruction of dictionary attack.

dictionary attack

Simply select the desired dictionary file. In addition, you can select an option "Smart mutations" or "Try all possible upper/lower case combinations".

settings for dictionary attack

Smart Attack: It will try all possible characters combinations include all printable characters to recover Access password automatically and smartly.

4 Other Setting

Range: Setting the range options you can be sure about the lost/forgotten password of the encrypted MS Access data file will shorten the recovery time and increase attack success rate.

range options

Length: The minimum and maximum possible length for the password can be set as your will.

password length options

Auto-save: Automatically save the process if you enable this option and resume the process when you run the program next time. It makes you more convenient to recover your lost/forgotten password of Access document.