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How to Remove and Reset RAR Password Easily with Software

RAR format brings us convenience on files transmission. It helps us to compress lots of large files into smaller one archive, which largely rises up the speed and shorten the transmission time on the Internet. However, in order to protect the RAR file, we always set a powerful password to encrypt it. Without the password, you would not be able to open or extract encryted RAR file. But if RAR password forgot one day or you get an encrypted RAR file from others without password, how can you do?

As is known, as long as you can remove, reset or recover RAR password, everyone could open files in encrypted RAR archive. Whether we can remove or reset RAR password? Please go on to read the passage solving the problem in two parts with software, RAR Password Genius and WinRAR.

  1. Part 1: Remove RAR Password with RAR Password Genius
  2. Part 2: Reset RAR File Password with WinRAR

Part 1: Remove RAR Password with RAR Password Genius

In fact, when you forgot RAR file password, you have two choices. One is ask someone for RAR open password. If unfortunately it doesn't work, you can reset and remove RAR password with a powerful RAR password tool.

RAR Password Genius is such an effective third-party tool. Its Standard version is provided for users to get RAR forgotten password with four password attack methods, while Professional version seems to recover RAR password faster with default Brute-force attack type in LAN. After RAR password recovery with RAR Password Genius, you could easily remove RAR password.

Now we will get RAR Password Genius Standard version to help RAR password remove, by recovering RAR password at first and then removing encrypted RAR file password.

Tip: If you have RAR Password Genius Professional in hand, please follow its user guide to do.

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Step 1: Click Open button to import the RAR file you forgot password. You will see it in Encrypted File box.

Step 2: Select password attack type from Type of attack. For example, if you remember part of the RAR password, you could choose Mask attack and set "Mask" option.

Refer to: Brute-force/Mask/Dictionary Password Recovery Attack Settings

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Step 3: Click Start button to begin RAR password reset. Wait few seconds, when a new window pops up, the RAR file password is found there.

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You can choose to copy password and extract encrypted RAR file or save RAR password now. After that, remove RAR password in archive software, such as WinRAR.

Step 4: Remove RAR password in WinRAR with recovered password.

So you can find RAR Password Genius is such a nice helper if you want to make encrypted RAR file password recovered or removed.

Part 2: Reset RAR File Password with WinRAR

Besides removing RAR password, when you can open or extract encrypted RAR file with the help of RAR Password Genius, reset a new RAR password for encrypted RAR file would become not hard any longer.

Step 1: Open WinRAR program, select the files extracted from original encrypted RAR file, and click Add button.

Step 2: On the pop-up window "Archive name and parameters", choose Advanced tab and click Set password button. (Or click Set password button under General tab)

Step 3: While a new window disappears, Enter password and Reenter password for verification. Click OK to make sure rar password reset. Click OK twice at last to create encrypted RAR file with new password instead of forgotten one.

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Tips: It seems that no matter you want to reset or remove RAR password for encrypted RAR file, as long as you have RAR Password Genius, everything will be easy to do. Because after recovering RAR password with RAR Password Genius Standard or Professional, we can get recovered password to extract encrypted RAR file, then remove or reset RAR password by creating new encrypted RAR file without or with password.

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