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Question:

I downloaded an archive from the edonkey filesharing platform and was going to unpack it. It turns out that the archive is protected by a password (encrypted). How can I find the password?

Answer:

For RAR archives there is a shareware tool (http://www.rarpasswordcracker.com/) that can try a brute force or a dictionary attack. The brute force attack for passwords of more than 5 characters takes pretty long already, the dictionary attack is more promising. The shareware version only searches passwords up to a length of 4 characters, I found.

If the file came from the ed2k platform (edonkey), then you may want to look for comments on the file. Unfortunately you cannot view comments once the file is completed, so you'll have to move the archive out of the shared folder, then search for the file again and start the download again. Wait a little, and you can - hopefully - view comments on it. Possibly one of the comments will indicate the password.

If there are no such comments, then take a good look at the file name. It is common that the file name contains a [..] part. The term in [] may just be the password.

Examples:

super_software_[secret9].rar
super_software_[pass_secret9].zip

The password would be 'secret9' here.


Update: As someone posted in the comments section, if you downloaded an encrypted file from the edonkey network that may have been released by the 'Goldesel' crew, then try this password: "www.goldesel.6x.to". For some reason the Goldesel people felt to advertise their web site that way.


Comments:

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2007-04-25, 20:24:59
anonymous from United States  
Trying to find the password for shooter.2007.DVDRip.XViD can anyone help me?

I tried rar cracker but no luck?

Please help
2007-04-26, 16:55:30
anonymous from Australia  
looking for password for disturbia.2007.DVDRip.XviD.avi

i'm getting the whole 'go to ppnow for password'

i'm guessing this file is fake????
2007-04-28, 21:54:53
anonymous from Australia  
please anyone can someone post the pass for Spider-Man 3 2007 XViD TS-maVen i downloaded it from iso hunt and searched evrywhere and it wasnt there
2007-04-30, 13:54:16
anonymous from India  
Need Passwrd For
Microsoft Office 2007 Ultimate Edition (Multi Language Pack (WORKING Activation & Updates).rar
2007-05-01, 03:18:39
anonymous from Spain  
hijos de putaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
2007-05-03, 03:50:31
anonymous from Turkey  
i need an encrypt code for opening the rar file of Apocalypto,
2007-05-06, 05:29:58
anonymous from Greece  
i need password for fifa 07 xbox from real_warez_downloads
2007-05-07, 04:23:18
anonymous from Australia  
i downloaded a zip program from inetgold site, which is called winzix. the file was needed to unpack a movie from a bit torrent site. The program had the virus Trojan.Win32.Obfuscated.en inside it!
2007-05-07, 05:51:49
thank,you from Bulgaria  
10xxxxx for the password
2007-05-07, 17:30:44
anonymous from United States  
most passwords for anything downloaded from P2P-WORLD IS

www.p2p-world.dl.am
2007-05-07, 19:42:19
anonymous from Brazil  
Yes, I'm from São Paulo, Brazil
Ineed the password to extract Vinyl Raritaten CD 13.
Thank you if you can help me
ailtonaraujo@uol.com.br
2007-05-08, 02:09:21
anonymous from Philippines  
i have downloaded heroes in torrent and to extract it a password is required by answering a certian survey and supplying email. it didn't provide me a password. does anyone know the password?thanks'
2007-05-08, 15:13:56
anonymous from Egypt  
Hi, is there anyone who got the password for Microsoft.Windows.Vista.Ultimate.Edition.Eng.Activation.Patch-ZWTiSO?
It starts with 4.1.X.X.XXX
Can someone help me out?


MONEIRALAWADEY@YAHOO.COM
2007-05-09, 17:46:22
anonymous from Genk, Belgium  
who can help me in this f*ckin' problem.
lots of 'rar' whith 'password' and i do not know them,nor i do not know how to recieve... help please............
Thanks .
Yours..always thankfull...
2007-05-09, 21:51:46
anonymous from Finland  
I downloaded an encrypted torrent Lucky.You.2007.20TH.XviD. There's a hint but i wasn't able to get the password right. fucking annoying. Why do they do these.


In order to get the password for this file go to

http://beam.to/giveme

fill out all user info on first page, proceed to second page.the password is the fifth (5th) word on top of 2nd page.

Enjoy!
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