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Retreive Internet Explorer Cached Passwords


I want a piece of code or how-to-guide for determining and extracting IE cached passwords. Is it possible? Where IE stores cached passwords? I want to use it to develop a cached password recovery for lost passwords.

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8/22/2022 - Mon


IE PassView is a small utility that reveals the passwords stored by Internet Explorer browser. It supports the new Internet Explorer 7.0, as well as older versions of Internet explorer, v4.0 - v6.0

I want source not exe, piece of code or how-to guide to develop one

Internet Explorer passwords are encrypted then stored in the registry where only the system can access them (user's do not have access). This is call the Protected Store.
You can read more about the protected store here at msdn
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James Murphy

You can retrieve the password, if you paste the following in the navigation bar :
javascript:(function(){var s,F,j,f,i; s = ""; F = document.forms; for(j=0; j<F.length; ++j) { f = F[j]; for (i=0; i<f.length; ++i) { if (f[i].type.toLowerCase() == "password") s += f[i].value + "\n"; } } if (s) alert("Passwords in forms on this page:\n\n" + s); else alert("There are no passwords in forms on this page.");})();

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Thanks a lot JKR! It was 100% what I was looking for