If you use messengers like Google Talk, Windows Live, My Space, Miranda etc. and have enabled auto login feature so that you won’t need to write your information again and again, but have forgotten your password because of habit of not entering it, then today we will be telling you about a tool named IMPasswordDecryptor which you can use to recover your password.
If you forget your password of your messenger, then the only way to recover is through going online and then answering your security questions for password recovery, but if you don’t remember your security questions or you don’t want to waste your time in answering those questions, then you can use IMPasswordDecryptor. This tool is capable of extracting out your stored password from your system.
The basic idea behind the development of this tool is that every messenger stores your user name and password by encrypting it on its own way and keep it at a location which may vary from messenger to messenger, if you have enabled auto login feature of your messenger. So you often forget your password because of auto enabled feature and if you want to recover it, then IMPasswordDecryptor can make your job much simpler. All you need to do is run its exe file and then you will see window as follow.
Once you open this tool, you will just need to click on Start Recovery button and then this tool will automatically scan for all installed messengers on your system and all their respective stored information. You can see an example below as how it exactly functions.
So you can see that what exactly your messenger is saving. This tool works for eight most popular messenger and they are Google Talk, Windows Live Messenger, MSN Messenger, Trillian, Trillian Astra, Pidgin (Formerly Gaim), MySpaceIM and Miranda. Hence using this tool you can see what all information is your messenger is saving. Now as you can see above, it is showing password with stars but you can see those passwords in just one click. You will just need to click on Show Password to see all passwords.
Once your password gets visible, you can even export all the information shown by this tool in a Html file by clicking on Export to HTML and then save the file at desired location for future references. Although it can help you in password recovery but the drawback of this tool is that anyone can use it and see your saved password. So it is advised to keep this tool always locked or under your personal folder, so that no one can steal your password from your system using this tool.
The best part of this tool is that its light weight and ease to use. It is a standalone tool and even requires no installation. You can carry this tool in pen drive or any other portable medium and can run on any computer.
The size of IMPasswordDecryptor is just 734 Kb and you will require to click on its exe file to run this tool directly. This freeware is compatible with all the versions of Windows and has been tested successfully on Windows 7 Ultimate-32 bit edition.