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How to extract password protected RAR files without password

Are you finding a way to open or extract password protected RAR file without password?

I once lost the password of several RAR files, and I tried various  ways to open it or recover the password.  Finally, I spent 5 days to find back the forgotten password with software. To tell you the truth, as I know, there isn't a way to open or extract password protected RAR file without password. So, if you cannot remember the password of RAR file, you have to recover the lost password with software only.

If you don't care how long it take to recover the lost password and just want to do it simply, please see Easy guide to recover a RAR file password.

However, I recommend you spend a few minutes to read the following articles which will help you save much time.

1. How to create a powerful dictionary to recover forgotten password

2. Mask attack - a few minutes to recover a forgotten password

Easy guide to recover a RAR file password

Step 1: Download and install Cocosenor on your computer. Tips: Cocosenor can be install in Windows XP and later version.

Step 2: Run Cocosenor, choose RAR Password Tuner and double click it to run it.

Step 3: Click "Open", and choose a password protected RAR file.

Step 4: Without any complicated setting, just click "Start" to begin password recovery.

If you remember something about the lost password, such as the password length, some characters of the password, or it combine with number, I recommend you read the document of this software, or see Mask attack - a few minutes to recover a forgotten password, then do some settings to make it work effectively.

Step 5: Just wait for the software find the password and show it for you, then you can extract the password protected RAR file with the found password.

Tips: How long to recover the forgotten password depends on your computer and the password length.

 

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