How to Find RAR File Password

/ Posted by Shirley Howard to RAR / Follow @Shirley Howard

RAR files can also be password secured like Zip files is protected to make sure only authenticated users have access to the compressed files. If you have a password ecured RAR file in your computer, possibilities are that you may have neglected its password. We will take a look at how to extract password secured RAR file in order to find RAR password. Below are some of the best methods:

Method 1. Find RAR Password with Notepad

Note: It really works only for number password and would cost quite a bit of time.

Step 1: Copy the following codes and paste in notepad.

REM ============================================================
REM errorcode401.blogspot.in
@echo off
title Rar Password Cracker
mode con: cols=47 lines=20
copy "C:\Program Files\WinRAR\Unrar.exe"
SET PSWD=0
SET DEST=%TEMP%\%RANDOM%
MD %DEST%
:RAR
cls
echo ----------------------------------------------
echo GET DETAIL
echo ----------------------------------------------
echo.
SET/P "NAME=Enter File Name : "
IF "%NAME%"=="" goto NERROR
goto GPATH
:NERROR
echo ----------------------------------------------
echo ERROR
echo ----------------------------------------------
echo Sorry you can't leave it blank.
pause
goto RAR
:GPATH
SET/P "PATH=Enter Full Path : "
IF "%PATH%"=="" goto PERROR
goto NEXT
:PERROR
echo ----------------------------------------------
echo ERROR
echo ----------------------------------------------
echo Sorry you can't leave it blank.
pause
goto RAR
:NEXT
IF EXIST "%PATH%\%NAME%" GOTO START
goto PATH
:PATH
cls
echo ----------------------------------------------
echo ERROR
echo ----------------------------------------------
echo Opppss File does not Exist..
pause
goto RAR
:START
SET /A PSWD=%PSWD%+1
echo 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1
echo 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
echo 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1
echo 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
echo 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
echo 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0
echo 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
echo 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0
echo 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
echo 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
echo 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1
echo 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
echo 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0
echo 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1
echo 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0
echo 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1
echo 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
echo 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
echo 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1
echo 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1
echo 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1
echo 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0
echo 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0
echo 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1
echo 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
UNRAR E -INUL -P%PSWD% "%PATH%\%NAME%" "%DEST%"
IF /I %ERRORLEVEL% EQU 0 GOTO FINISH
GOTO START
:FINISH
RD %DEST% /Q /S
Del "Unrar.exe"
cls
echo ----------------------------------------------
echo CRACKED
echo ----------------------------------------------
echo.
echo PASSWORD FOUND!
echo FILE = %NAME%
echo CRACKED PASSWORD = %PSWD%
pause>NUL
exit
REM ============================================================

Step 2: Save the notepad as a bat file.

1. Click File > Save As in opening notepad.

open  with notepad

2. In Save As window, set Save as Type as All Files, and name bat file rar-password.bat. Click the Save button.

Save as Bat File

Step 3: Open the bat file and follow the instructions to enter RAR file name and path.

1. Open a command prompt window by double-clicking the RAR file icon.

bat file

2. Right-click the encrypted RAR file and choose Properties in the menu. Get RAR file name and folder path.

Check RAR File Name and Path

3. Type RAR file name next to "Enter File Name" then press Enter key to continue

4. To Enter Full Path type folder path.

Step 4: Press Enter to begin to find RAR file password with the bat file.

 Type Name and Path in CMD

Step 5: Successfully or failed to find the RAR file password.

It will successfully find RAR file password after a couple of minutes depending on the complexity/strength of the password, and also it will show password in CMD window. The operation will fail if RAR password does not consist of numeric characters.

Begin to Find RAR Password

If you have hints about RAR file password, or you know RAR password includes not only digital numbers, in that case, RAR password is an excellent assistant to extract out secured RAR files or open files in secured RAR archive.

Method 2. Find RAR Password with PassFab Software

It's only as simple as that. Now, you can crack any security password of any compacted computer file using PassFab for RAR. PassFab for RAR is a tool that is used to recover lost or forgotten passwords of ZIP files. It supports ZIP formats created in any program like WinZip, RAR formats created in any program like WinRar.

1. Download and install the software by reading the instruction from the setup expert.

2. Start the program, once you are on the main interface of the system and then simply just click "Add" and locate the compacted computer file.

add button

3. Select the type of attack from several incredible force range options to your suitable requirement and then simply just click "Start" from the top menu of the system.

dictionary attack

4. The software will keep on scanning and will examine your computer file until the security password is retrieved.

find rar password

5. As soon the security password is retrieved, the system will show a pop-up window with the retrieved security password of your compressed file displaying on the screen.

Summary

This article has really helped in finding password RAR files. Did you lose/forgot the password for your secured RAR file? Then the technique above seems to work for you really. Also, we've discussed the PassFab for RAR, which is the fastest and most effective RAR archives password recovery application assisting you to recover the forgotten password for any protected WinRAR archives no matter how complicated the appearance or criteria is used. Now get PassFab for RAR software, download it and install it on your personal computer.

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