Forgetting a passwords is something extremely common among users and many times it is due to the use of the convenient option to remember the password that we all have on our computer. It is also common to lose the keys of Windows, Office and other applications once installed. If we need to recover the passwords we will have at our disposal a series of tools that we will show you.
These tools can be use to recover passwords that are associate with different programs on our computer, but we also have cases in which we need to know the passwords of the operating system itself or Office-type tools, well, several of these programs are also useful for that .
Cain & Abel
Cain & Abel is a Windows password recovery program, but it can also be use for other types of passwords on our computer. It is not exactly a new tool and it is true that it has been a long time without having a new version, but it works very well even after the years.
It is a program capable of finding any password on the computer. Scans it and when it finds them, it saves them in the software itself. It also allows us to crack passwords using brutal force techniques, but that’s not going to be the case today. In addition to what we have told you, it can also capture any type of password that is sent over the network.
It is very complete software that has enormous capabilities even above what we have mentioned, although in that case we would be getting into other types of issues. But for what we are going to use it for, it is an extremely interesting option.
On the main Sterjo website we find a lot of software dedicated to the recovery of different keys and passwords stored on our computer. All of them are free, another point in its favor.
Sterjo Key Finder can recover the keys of Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10, as well as others stored on the computer. It is a quick and simple process that will give us a list of programs and keys in an orderly manner in seconds. They also have a tool called SterJo Mail Passwords that recovers lost passwords for email services like Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, AOL, GMX, Zoho and other popular free ones.
With SterJo Wireless Passwords we will be able to know the password of a WiFi network that we can’t remember. Nor can we fail to mention SterJo Password Unmask that will show in text format almost any password box that is hidden under the traditional asterisks.
Passwords that we save in browsers can also be rescued thanks to SterJo’s tools. In this case, we have a special version depending on the browser from which we need to retrieve the information, such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Opera.
And, finally, we have the possibility of recovering the passwords of the most popular social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. It will recover the password that we have stored in our browser.
It is an extremely simple application whose purpose is to display the activation keys for Microsoft products, both for Windows and for anything that has to do with the Office suite. ProduKey is also capable of obtaining network licenses with Exchange Server and SQL Server.
It is an application that is recommended for two things. It is extremely simple as far as its interface is concerned and anyone will know how to use it from the first moment. The second thing that seems very interesting to us is that it occupies very little space in the memory of our computer, something that means that it can work even on the most humble PC out there.
Recover Keys is an application for Windows that allows us to recover the passwords and keys of our system and more than 10,000 different programs, as well as being able to generate a list of keys. It is software that can save them, save them, print them and even export them to Word, Excel, PDF, HTML, CSV or XML.
Its interface is quite well achieve with a midpoint between simplicity and the incorporation of enough options well place on the screen to make everything more intuitive and easy for us.
This tool searches for keys where we tell it to or if it does a global search it will do so in the entire Windows system, the programs and in all the hard drives that we have installed. It is also capable of finding keys sent over the network.
The update system has been quite effective lately with fairly regular updates to incorporate new programs and improvements to the tool’s recovery systems. It has a free version and then there are the paid ones.