You have downloaded a RAR archive online but it has been password protected, 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. What if you are not the authorized one, is there any way to open the encrypted RAR archive?Actually, 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: The 100% Working and Easiest Way to Bypass WinRAR Password
If you're blank about the password, then the best option is using a professional password recovery tool like Passper for RAR. It is by far the safest and most effective RAR password unlocker according to tests which focuses on bypassing protection passwords or unlocking encrypted RAR archives created with all versions of popular archivers. It provide 4 powerful attak modes which ensure the success rate to obtain the original password of the protected archive.
Key Features of Passper for RAR:
Excellent Success Rate: Passper for RAR is well aware of the various methods of password protection, and apply all the tricks that allow you to recover protected RAR archives with high success rate.
Ultrafast Recovery Speed: If have a clue about the password, the encrypted RAR archive can be unlocked in seconds. If you know nothing about it, Passper for RAR can recover the password using CPU acceleration & GPU acceleration shortly.
Trustworty and Safe to Use:Passper is sub-brand of iMyFone, a famous tech company is widely recognized by a lot tech site like PCWorld, techradar, thewindowsclub, tech advisor.
Pretty Easy to Use: The product interface is intuitive and easy to undertand, you can unlock the encrypted RAR within a couple of clicks.
The following shows how to use the software on your computer to bypass RAR password.
To get started, access the Passper for RAR website in your browser and download and install the software on your computer.
Step 1 Launch the software and click on the Add icon to add your RAR file to the app for cracking the password. Then, choose an attack from the attacks list on your screen.
If you have clue about the password, it is recommended to choose Mask Attack, you can enter some frequently used info (like you name, your birthday, you birth place) to narrow down the result and speed up the password recovery. If you know nothing about the password, simply go to Brute Force Attack to guess the original password.
Step 2After choosing the attack mode, click on "Recover" button to start RAR password recovery. 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. You can also check the video guide of Passper for RAR below
Way 2: Bypass Winrar Password Using Command Prompt
You can also use command prompt to bypass WinRAR/RAR password. This is a free but very cumbersome way since you need to enter several commands. 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.
This way only works for the numeric password. If your password contains letters, numbers and symbols, then you need to select other way to unlock the encrypted RAR archive.
Way 3: 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. Although the recovery rate is pretty low, you can still give it a try.
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 4: Bypass RAR Password Online
If you do not want to use install any software on your computer to bypass the RAR password, you may use an online service that allows you to remove passwords from your RAR files on the web. But please note that, many online tool need you to upload your files online, this wiil lead to your sensitive infomation leakage. 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.
It will take a very long time to unlock the encrypted RAR file with its free version. If you want to accelerate the recovery speed, you will be charged. Also, online service has file size limit, it doesn't support to upload the file more than 500MB .
If you ever forgot the password for your RAR file, the above 4 methods will help you access your encrypted RAR file without the need to enter a password. But according to my test, Passper RAR password unlocker tool is the best way for those who are looking for an easy to use and effective way to bypass RAR/WinRAR password. So don't hesitate to give it a try and I believe you won't uninstall it any more.