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how can i see a saved password for winscp 5.5.6 (latest) for windows
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Its not straightforward!

Here's the guide ive used recently..

http://www.blogsdna.com/19939/retrieve-recover-winscp-stored-passwords.htm
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Microsoft Windows [Version 6.0.6002]
Copyright (c) 2006 Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.

C:\Users\j3>winscppwd
'winscppwd' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

C:\Users\j3>cd ..\..\program files

C:\Program Files>cd winscp

C:\Program Files\WinSCP>winscppwd
'winscppwd' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

C:\Program Files\WinSCP>winscppwd WinSCP.ini
'winscppwd' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

C:\Program Files\WinSCP>dir
 Volume in drive C has no label.
 Volume Serial Number is 0EAF-0A38

 Directory of C:\Program Files\WinSCP

11/06/2014  12:26 AM    <DIR>          .
11/06/2014  12:26 AM    <DIR>          ..
04/14/2014  11:01 AM           201,656 DragExt.dll
02/21/2012  09:36 AM            35,147 licence.txt
10/16/2014  12:41 PM            37,129 license.txt
11/04/2014  04:42 PM    <DIR>          PuTTY
11/04/2014  04:42 PM           203,965 unins000.dat
11/04/2014  04:42 PM         1,226,112 unins000.exe
11/04/2014  04:42 PM            22,719 unins000.msg
10/16/2014  02:01 PM           293,272 WinSCP.com
10/16/2014  02:01 PM        10,676,568 WinSCP.exe
08/14/2009  12:16 AM           150,534 WinSCP.ico
11/06/2014  12:26 AM            16,715 WinSCP.ini
              10 File(s)     12,863,817 bytes
               3 Dir(s)  37,951,881,216 bytes free

C:\Program Files\WinSCP>

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I read C:\Program Files\WinSCP\WinSCP.ini with text editor and I think password is encrypted
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by:rgb192
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works when .exe file is in same folder

thanks
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