How To View Password Of Any Application Or Program In Your Computer

Many applications store your password behind an asterisk (*) for security purposes. But these passwords can be viewed by using many security tools. Asterisk Logger is one excellent utility that lets you view your hidden passwords of all applications installed in your computer. The best thing is that it’s free and easy to use unlike other tools.

Simply run the program and a blank window will appear. Open the window that contains the asterisk text-box you want to reveal and the passwords will be shown instantly.

asterisk logger

You can select the desired password and save it into HTML file. You can also Log changes by going to Options.


According to the developers, this tool has the following drawbacks,

This utility works fine with most password text-boxes, but there are some applications that don’t store the password behind the asterisks, in order to increase their security. In such cases, Asterisk Logger will not be able to reveal the password.
The following applications and OS components don’t store the password behind the asterisks:

  • Netscape 6.x (Passwords in the Web page)
  • Dialup and network passwords in Windows 2000
  • Windows NT/2000/XP user management tools.

Enjoy!

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  • http://www.awebus.com/ Computer Tools

    well i wnat to view password of my sis’s pc.

    • http://www.addicitivetips.com Nakodari

      You cannot view password of your sister’s computer. This tool helps you find the password for applications running on your computer.

  • PROTOTYPE

    wow… that tool it’s soooo…. old, I used many years ago (and still the same version)

    • http://www.addicitivetips.com Nakodari

      Yes it is, but most people still don’t know about it. :)

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  • anonyme

    i know there is a way to see all your passwords without any other programs; does anybody know how?
    When i say any other programs i mean not ones you have to get from somewhere besides just what comes with the computer btw

  • king

    i will like to view the password of my sis which tool do i use then ?

  • http://www.simplysafecandles.com Scentsy Candles

    Do you know which folders to check on your computer to see these files that contain old passwords?

  • rcmichelle

    Last time I forgot my password and tried everything i could do but failed, until I found this great tool Windows Password Software. It works great, and you can google it.you can try to google it.

  • xrgblog

    password can be also viewd by a javascript code here you can find the method.
    http://xrgblog.blogspot.com/2010/11/view-hidden-password-behind-asterisk.html
    also visit
    http://xrgblog.blogspot.com/

  • Tiff

    Is there a program like this for a mac computer? or is it windows only?