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Access Password Tuner FAQ

Access Password Tuner frequently asked questions

  • What can I do with Access Password Tuner?
  • With Access Password Tuner, you are able to recover lost or forgotten password for Access Database (mdb or accdb).
  • How to accelerate Access Database password recovery speed?
  • 1. Set the priority to allocate more CPU power to Access Password Tuner to speed up Access password recovery process.

    2. Select the appropriate attack type and configure the corresponding parameters. For example, if you still remember partial of the password, select the Brute-force with Mask attack; If can list all possible passwords to create a password dictionary, select the Dictionary attack.
  • How to set Brute-force with Mask attack to shorten recovery time?
  • 1. First select Brute-force attack to set the password range and password length.

    2. Next select the Mask attack to set the Start from, End at, and Mask box. For example, if your password is "coco1234", you only remember the last part is "1234", then set the End at box to "1234", set the mask box to "????1234"
  • What is the built-in password dictionary?
  • The built-in dictionary is the dictionary carried with Access Password Tuner program. When you install this program in your computer, the built-in dictionary is carried to installed location too.
  • how to create a password dictionary by myself?
  • List all possible passwords to a notepad, one password on a line, and then save it to create a password dictionary.
  • Will the Access Password Tuner cause damage to my database?
  • No. The Access Password Tuner program is designed with read-only operations, so it won't cause any damage to your Access Database during the password recovery process.
  • How long does it take to recover my Access Database password?
  • The times it takes to recover Access Database password, depends on the password complexity, the attack type, and attacking settings. So if the password is stronger, it will take longer time to recover password. But if you select an appropriate attack type, and configure the parameters correctly, it will shorten much of time.
  • Can the Access Password recovery process be saved when it is stop?
  • Yes. When you click on Stop button, the program will prompt you to save the project. If want to save, click on Yes.
  • Can the Access password recovery process be resumed when I start again?
  • Yes, if you have save the project, then you can resume it the next time start.
  • What is the difference of Access Password Tuner trial version and full version?
  • Access Password Tuner trial version only shows the password within three characters.

    Access Password Tuner full version shows all of the password characters regardless of the password length.