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Forgot my e-mail password but its configured on outlook, how can I retrieve it?

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A couple of months ago I had written down a hard password on a piece of paper and used it on many accounts, like e-mail, twitter, etc. The accounts are so ancient that I don't remember the secret question (which I used the same for all of them), which I also had written down somewhere.

 The house cleaner probably did those notes in for all I know, and now it's gone. The account is configured on Outlook, and I've seen on the internet where to locate it on registry - but that doesn't help much, I need to know what password I used to configure the account on Outlook. How can I get there?

Thanks.
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*** Hopeleonie *** earned 1500 total points
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Did you try Mail PassView v1.72?
It's a great tool helped me lot to find users forgotten passwords.

http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/mailpv.html
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I have always had great results with snadboys revelation, it free an works rather well

http://www.softpedia.com/dyn-postdownload.php?p=94868&t=4&i=1

Hope this helps
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That works well, thanks.
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