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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?


For RAR archives there is a shareware tool ( 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.



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: "". For some reason the Goldesel people felt to advertise their web site that way.

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2008-02-17, 23:49:15
anonymous from United States  
to anonymous from Iran

the only ways i know of are to pay for a password cracker which is NOT worth it (in my opinion) or if your a computer giz whiz, then there's a password crack that runs as ms-dos and is a bit tricky to play with. the file to get it is a .rar extension so i suggest getting winrar ofcourse (lol). if you google it, look up crark31.rar and it's got all you need there. very difficult but if u really want that password, then there you go. If that doesn't work for ya..... then i dunno what to tell ya. sorry
2008-02-18, 05:54:38 from United Arab Emirates  
i need the password Debbie Does Dallas...Again XXX [ViViD] XXX
2008-02-18, 11:47:59
anonymous from Saudi Arabia  
Hey guys,

It's such a pain isn't it? What worked for me is googling the file name and the word 'password'. I got a few hits, mostly pages in weird languages but the password there did work!

Good luck
2008-02-29, 00:54:57
anonymous from India  
hi....i downloaded spiderman 3 in 2mb size from orkut asks for the encrypted password.pls some body help contains the file spiderman3.gba
2008-03-02, 19:17:57
Hey guys anyone nkos the passwor for the .rar fied2k: //|file|PS2-Star_Wars_Racer_Revenge_DVDFull_PAL_Spanish_sh_.rar|979146353|0C33A03CE388DBE292B29E3107578DFE|/
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2008-03-06, 23:35:32
anonymous from United States  
I just downloaded winrar archieves from with the released movie 'Two Tigers'. Can someone help me to find the password for the encrypted RAR archieve?
Many thanks,
2008-03-07, 02:36:09
anonymous from Australia  
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2008-03-08, 16:43:43
thanks a lot your inside a man password works....
2008-03-09, 01:50:18
hey can somebody say me, the passward of 10000BC movie encrypted rar file..please
2008-03-12, 22:16:38
anonymous from Canada  
i downloaded an encrypted file from rapidshare, is there a certain password someone could please give me for that? and if not, could someone please tell me how i could fine it?
2008-03-13, 08:04:50
i hav downloaded a movie which is a rar file....while `m tryin to open it it says that it ned an encrypted password !! so what to do ?? can u people please help me !!!
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