You have downloaded a RAR archive but you do not know the password of it and so you cannot open it? Well, we have all been through it. Many websites and users protect their RAR archives with passwords so only the authorized users have access to them. However, there are now some methods available to bypass WinRAR password. These methods let you bypass the password prompt and access all the contents of the archive without the password. Let‘s take a look at them.
Way 1: Bypass Winrar Password Using Command Prompt
If you are a commands geek and you spend the majority of your time playing around with Command Prompt, you would be glad to know that you can use your all time favorite utility to bypass the WinRAR password.
There is actually a batch file that has the entire code of finding out the password for your RAR file. You can launch the batch file with the Command Prompt utility to perform the whole procedure and to bypass the password. The following is how you go about doing it on your computer.
Step 1: Head over to the batch file link and download the file to your computer.
Step 2: Double-click on the batch file to launch it. When it launches, you will need to enter the location of your password protected RAR file. Do so and continue.
Step 3: Once you have given the batch file your RAR file name and its location, the file will begin to crack the password for your RAR archive. It can take anywhere from a few seconds to a few minutes to finish cracking the password.
Step 4: The password will be shown on your screen when it is found.
That is all there is to bypassing the WinRAR password using Command Prompt on your computer.
Way 2: Bypass RAR Password Using Notepad
While Notepad is usually only used for creating and editing text files, it helps bypass RAR passwords as well. There is a neat little trick that makes it possible to bypass the password prompt for your RAR files in the Notepad app.
Basically, the procedure involves launching your RAR file with the Notepad app. Then you change certain strings in the file to remove the password prompt. The following details the entire procedure step by step for you to follow and get rid of the password prompt while opening your RAR files.
Step 1: Find the password protected RAR file on your computer. Right-click on the file, select Open with followed by Choose another app, and click on Notepad to open the file with the Notepad app.
Step 2: When the file opens in Notepad, select the Edit menu at the top and click on Replace. It will let you replace a string in the file.
Step 3: Replace Ûtà with 5^3tà and IžCO with IžCO. Once the strings are replaced, save the file.
Launch your RAR file with the WinRAR app and you will notice it no longer asks you to enter a password. You have successfully removed the password from your file.
That is how you bypass RAR password using Notepad on your computer.
Way 3: Bypass RAR Password Online
If you do not wish to use the built-in utilities on your computer to bypass the RAR password for some reason, you may use an online service that allows you to remove passwords from your RAR files on the web.
It is actually a website that lets you upload your RAR files and converts them to ZIP files. The resulting ZIP files do not carry your RAR password and so you do not need to enter any password to access the files inside of your archive. The following are the steps on how you can do the procedure without installing anything on your machine.
Step 1: Open a browser on your computer and head over to the Online ZIP Converter website.
Step 2: When the website has fully loaded in your browser, click on the button that says Choose Files to select and upload the RAR file from your computer to the website.
Step 3: Wait for the website to perform the conversion process. When your RAR file is converted to ZIP, download the ZIP file and you will notice it does not have your password in it.
That is how you bypass the RAR password using a website and without installing anything on your computer.
Way 4: Bypass RAR Password Using Third Party Software
If you would like to have the ability to bypass the RAR passwords in a straightforward manner, you need a third-party software to do so. There is a software called Passper for RAR that allows you to do just that. It lets users import their RAR files into the software to remove the passwords. The software uses multiple attacks to increase the chances of finding out the password for your RAR file. The following shows how you can download and use the software on your computer.
Step 1 Access the Passper for RAR website in your browser and download and install the software on your computer.
Step 2 Launch the software and click on the Add icon to add your RAR file to the app for cracking the password.
Step 3 Navigate to the folder where your RAR file is located and click on it and select Open to add the file to the software.
Step 4 Choose an attack from the attacks list on your screen and click on the Start button to start the password cracking process.
Step 5 Soon as the software has found the password, the password will be displayed on your screen as below.
You have successfully bypassed the WinRAR password on your computer.
If you ever forget the password for your RAR file, the above guide will help you bypass WinRAR password so you can access your file without the need to enter a password. We hope the guide helps you out.