How to Remove Password from a RAR File?

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RAR file, shortly abbreviated for Roshal Archive file format are compressed archive files. The large sized installation files and software are compressed in RAR format to make the sharing of such files and folders among various users easier and convenient. Now when you download such files from software distributing websites, they are usually found encrypted with a password, which is often remain unknown to the user, and that’s where the real upheaval arises.

The tutorial discussion here will encompass this specific RAR file password removal with 3 solutions. The solutions are deeply researched and thereby shown in this article section.

Method #1: Remove RAR File Password utilizing Online File Converter

In this part of the discussion, we would make use of an online tool which actually converts any file format, like PDF, RAR, etc to ZIP format. And if there is a password protection activated with it, that too will be destroyed while the format is being converted. First go to the link http://archive.online-convert.com/convert-to-zip

Upload your RAR file from your computer to the webpage using “Choose Files” button and then click on “Start Conversion” option. The process of file format conversion begins, and in the end, you get all the data in a ZIP file format but the password is destroyed and nowhere to be seen when you try to open the file.

Method #2: Remove RAR File Password using NotePad

Notepad is a very common preinstalled tool in Windows OS which we casually put to use for noting down emergency notes and information. But rarely anybody knows that it can be used to destroy password from RAR file as well. If you are one of them, then you must read the contents of this method to know how it is to be done. Right click on the RAR file and choose “Open with…” sub menu option to open the file with NotePad. A notepad page will appear full of random codes which you would understand nothing of, just focus on changing the codes Ûtà with 5³tà’ and ’IžC0 with IžC0 respectively.

Save the newly edited file. Open up the file normally, and you would not find any password protection anymore.

Method #3: Remove RAR Password with RAR Password Remover

RAR Password Remover is a wonderful RAR Password Remover tool. Once you would start using the tool in real, you will notice the difference. For instance, unlike other offline tools, it offers four types of password recovery modes, Brute Force, Dictionary, Smart, Mask attack. In addition to extra attack types, it works fine with Windows XP/ Vista/ 7/ 8/ 10, etc.

Download the tool successfully to your computer and install it. Now when launch the tool, the first thing you have got to do is to browse and load the target RAR file with the help of “Open” button from the toolbar.

Click on “Type of attack” option, and choose your attack type from the context menu list. Input the Range and Length information in the section below, and click on “Start” button from the toolbar above.

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When you attain the cracked password, use it to remove RAR file password and now you can disable the password feature to remove it permanently from the next time you open it.

So hopefully the article methods have been helpful and useful till now. Now mere reading about it will not be enough, you have to apply it for your password loss condition. But from the next time, when you create a password again, make sure to keep small and simple, and keep it noted at somewhere accessible to you. 

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Katia Laine is an associate editor who works at iSeePassword. She writes about Microsoft, Windows, iPhone and Android. You can contact here via Facebook.