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How to Unlock Protected RAR Archive - Extract Locked RAR Files


Programs to recover (crack) forgotten RAR/WinRAR passwords.

If you are looking for free softwares to extract rar files without password, then here are some simple tools to open locked rar file archives. Simply download them you might jut be able to extract files from password protectedRar files.

Extract Files from Password Protected RAR Files

1. Winrar Unlock

Winrar Unlock was designed to unlock winrar archives (including SFX) allowing you to modify the content freely. With Winrar archive lock to prevent modification, people cannot change the content in it, cannot change the comment and so on. Through some patching of few bytes, you are able to modify your archive with ease.

Download Winrar Unlock

2. RAR Password Cracker

This program is intended to recover lost passwords for RAR/ WinRAR archives of versions 2.xx and 3.xx. The program finds by the method of exhaustive search all possible combinations of characters ("bruteforce" method), or using passwords from lists ("wordlist" or "dictionary" method). Self-extracting archives and multivolume archives are supported.

Download RAR Password Cracker

The program is able to save a current state (you can interrupt the program at any time, and restart from the same state later).

3. Advanced RAR Password Recovery

Advanced RAR Password Recovery allows users to recover the lost password for a RAR archive. At the moment, there is no known method to extract the password from the compressed file; so the only available methods are "brute force" and dictionary-based attacks.

Here are some key features of "Advanced RAR Password Recovery":

  • ARPR has a convenient and easy to use user interface;
  • ARPR works with one protected file at a time (multiple uses of ARPR is possible);
  • all compression methods are supported;
  • self-extracting archives are supported;
  • you can select the custom character set for "brute-force" attack (non-English characters are supported);
  • you can interrupt the program at any time. Resuming is supported;
  • ARPR can work in the background, using the CPU only when it is in an idle state;
Download Advanced RAR Password Recovery

4. Acubix PicoZip Recovery Tool

Acubix PicoZip Recovery Tool is an easy-to-use program that helps you recover lost or forgotten passwords from password protected Zip files created by compression utilities like PicoZip, WinZip, PKZip, etc. It's an award winning file compression utility for Microsoft Windows users. Its intuitive user interface is extremely easy to use, while its wide ranging support for most file compression formats and comprehensive feature set makes PicoZip the only archive utility you will ever need.

Download Acubix PicoZip

5. RAR Password Recovery

RAR Password Recovery is a powerful tool to recover lost (forgotten) passwords for a RAR/WinRAR (2.xx and 3.xx) archives. The program supports the "brute-force" attack, dictionary-based attack and dramatically fastest "Booost-Up" attack. The program is able to resume the previous interrupted attack. The software is shareware.

Download RAR Password Recovery

Note : Most of the time for password protected RAR files for eg. the password is in the name it self. In this case the password is

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1 comments to "How to Unlock Protected RAR Archive - Extract Locked RAR Files"

Alex said...
July 28, 2010 at 11:00 AM

I quite often work with rar files. Yesterday I downloaded a new film from I-net. But I couldn't unpacked it. As it turned out it had been corrupted. I called my friend and he suggested me - rar recovery tool download. He was completely right. It solved my trouble for short time and free of charge.

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