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RAR Password Tuner FAQ

RAR Password Tuner frequently asked questions

  • What can I do with RAR Password Tuner software?
  • With RAR Password Tuner, you are able to recover lost or forgotten password for rar file created by RAR/WinRAR.
  • What can I do to accelerate RAR password recovery speed?
  • 1. Set the priority to allocate more CPU power to RAR Password Tuner program to accelerate the password recovery speed.

    2. Select the appropriate attack type and configure attacking parameters.

    For example, if you can list the possible passwords to the built-in dictionary or create a password dictionary by yourself, select the Dictionary attack.

    If you still remember partial of the password, select the Brute-force with Mask attack.
  • How to use Dictionary attack to recover RAR password efficiently?
  • Find the built-in dictionary on the RAR Password Tuner installed location. Open the dictionary and list all possible passwords on it. And then select the Dictionary attack and start to recover password.

    You also can list all possible passwords to a notepad, one password on a line, and save it to create a password dictionary. And then click on Dictionary to select this password dictionary to recover password.
  • How to set Brute-Force with Mask attack to improve RAR password recovery speed?
  • First, select Brute-force attack, and set the password characters range. For example, if you are sure all your password characters are digits, check the option "All digits (0 - 9)", and uncheck the other options.

    Then, click on Length to set the password length. For example, if you are sure your password has 8 characters, set the Minimal password length to "1", and se the Maximal password length to "8".

    At last, select Mask attack to set the Start from, End at, and Mask box. For example, if your password is "abcd1234", and you only remember the last part is "1234", set the End at box to "1234", set the Mask box to "????1234".
  • Will the RAR Password Tuner program cause damage to my RAR file?
  • No. RAR Password Tuner is designed with read-only operations, so it won't cause any damage to your RAR file during the password recovery process.
  • Can I save the RAR password recovery process?
  • Yes. When you click on 'Stop" button, you are prompted to save the project. If want to save the recovery process, click on Yes.
  • Can I resume the RAR password recovery process the next time I use?
  • Yes. If you have saved the project, then you can resume the recovery process the next time you use.

    If the RAR Password Tuner program has not been close, the password recovery process will be resumed automatically when you click on start again.

    If the RAR Password Tuner Program has been closed, then it will give you the prompt to resume the recovery process.
  • How long will it take to recover my RAR file password?
  • The times it takes to recover RAR file password, depends on the password complexity and attacking parameters you configure.

    Usually, the stronger of the password, the longer time it will take. But if you select the appropriate attack type and configure the corresponding parameters, it will shorten much more of time. It may only take you a few minutes.
  • What is the difference of RAR Password Tuner trial version and full version?
  • RAR Password Tuner trial version only shows password within three characters.

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

    If the password is within 3 characters, try with the trial version.