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I have a password in IE7 for on of my routers internet interface.  I cannot find where I logged this password and the only place i have it is stored in IE.  How to i view this in plain text?
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Bartender_1Microsoft Network Administrator
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You may be able to get it by using SIW.

Download SIW from here:http://www.gtopala.com/siw-download.html

Run it, and then look under the "secrets" area.

Hope this helps!

:o)

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Greetings K3HT !

IE7 passwords are stored in 3 different locations:

1. HTTP Authentication Passwords: This type of passwords is saved in the Microsoft Credential file, under Documents and Settings\\Application Data\Microsoft\Credentials\, together with login passwords of LAN computers and .NET Passport passwords.
You can view this type of passwords with Network Password Recovery utility
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/network_password_recovery.html

2. AutoComplete Passwords: This type of passwords is saved in a completely new location in the Registry: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\IntelliForms\Storage2

A new utility that can recover AutoComplete and HTTP Authentication passwords of Internet Explorer 7 is available to download on NirSoft Web site: IE PassView
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/internet_explorer_password.html

3. FTP Passwords: In the Beta 2 of IE7, passwords of FTP servers are still stored in the Protected Storage.
You can still use Protected Storage PassView to view them.
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/pspv.html

Reference: http://www.nirsoft.net/articles/ie7_passwords.html

Best wishes, war1

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worked, thanks that a neat tool

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