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How to Recover Access Database Password?

Microsoft Access is a relational database management system(RDBMS) released by Microsoft, as one of the system program of Microsoft Office, which is popular to office staffs just like other Microsoft Office programs. And the security becomes more and more important to Office files, especially Access database with so many datas. Several encryption methods are used to protect them from destroyment. But when we forgot the password one day, what should we do to open Access files? So-called there is encrytion, you should have to decryption too.

The following guide is about how to recover Access password step by step. Before that, you need to download and install the iSunshare Access Password Genius on your PC, then launch it.

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Note: Free trial one only recovers Access password containing no more than 3 characters.

Guide: Recover Access Password Step by Step

With this tutorial, you can easily find out the original password for MS Access at the top speed. And no data lost or damaged.

Step 1: Add Access Files

Click the "Open" button to import the Access file. And you would see the imported Access file in the "Encrypted File".

open encrypted access file

Step 2: Choose "Type of attack", there're four attack types for choice, Brute-Force, Brute-Force with Mask, Dictionary and Smart. Make some settings for every attack type you choose.

Tips: Brute-force/Mask/Dictionary Password Recovery Attack Settings

Brute-Force Attack. This type of attack will try all possible characters combinations in specified Range. The password recovery engine is highly optimized, thus short password can be recovered immediately. Set the range and length.

brute-force attack setting

brute-force attack setting

Brute-force with Mask Attack. This is helpful if you partially remember the password that you can set a mask with the mask symbols for the part you can't remember. Compare to brute-force attack. This attack method can save more time. (Highly Recommend). Set the range, length and Mask

mask attack setting

Dictionary Attack. Recover lost Office password by trying the password combinations in the built-in dictionary. You also can download another dictionary from internet or self-create one. This method maybe the fastest way if your password is a keyword. Set the dictionary path or default.

dictionary attack setting

Smart Attack. This Attack is automatic and smart attack. It will try all possible characters combinations include all printable characters.

Step 3: Click "Start" button

After you click "Start" button, recovery program begins to run until the following window pops up. That means password recovery successful. You can "copy" the password or "open" Access file.

successfully recovered

Done! As you can see, the process to recover Access password is easy, isn't it?

What's the Next?

Now its your time to download the Access Password Genius to recover encrypted access file.

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