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Outlook Passwords?

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#1 SubMariner


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Posted 11 September 2012 - 09:36 AM

Is there a way to see/recover the passwords for my email accounts in Outlook?

I tried to directly log in to one of my main ISP accounts through their webmail portal, but it keeps telling me that my email log in is incorrect. Yet I am able to get my emails using my Outlook.

Ideally, someone could describe a process by which to export the passwords (kind of like what you do for Firefox) without having to get a 3rd party piece of software that I don't know & probably don't trust.



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#2 Sarah_Anderson


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Posted 12 September 2012 - 11:49 AM

There is no function in Outlook that will allow you to export the passwords for the email accounts.

But Nirsoft's Mail PassView will display them for you instantly. And it's a completely free program. :)

Also, Nirsoft's utilities are totally legitimate programs. In fact, NirCmd is actually a part of ComboFix. If Nirsoft's utilities were not legitimate programs, I'm pretty sure that sUBs (the author of ComboFix) would not be using them. :thumbup2:

#3 The_Outkast


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Posted 12 September 2012 - 04:46 PM

I've used Mail PassView several times for work and it works great. As a heads up though, your antivirus will probably pick it up as a threat (since it is a password revealer). So you may need to disable your AV program while you run the program.

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