Decrypt Files Forgot Password

Is there a way to decrypt files when you forgot the password?
TJacoberger1Asked:
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abbrightConnect With a Mentor Commented:
If the files are encrypted using AES and you cannot remember the password the only way you'd have is to try all possible password combinations which likely is not really an option unless you know parts of the password or know it to be very short.
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Zaheer IqbalTechnical Assurance & ImplementationCommented:
Are the encrypted files on a domain file server ?
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stergiumCommented:
Hello.
Yes and no.
If you gave more information on what are the files, encryption scheme .. we could supply an answer.
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Zaheer IqbalTechnical Assurance & ImplementationCommented:
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TJacoberger1Author Commented:
They are encrypted with AES encryption, word, excel and pictures.
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TJacoberger1Author Commented:
Yes, they are encrypted on a file server.
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stergiumConnect With a Mentor Commented:
no.
not in my knowledge. you better remember the password
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TJacoberger1Author Commented:
Thank You!
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