Hashed password, can it be decrypted if I know both values?

Hello,

I am writing a system where the company wants to retain the passwords from the old system.

So my question is can I decrypt the password if all I know is the encrypted password and the actual password?

tnx
~j
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ozoCommented:
The actual password is the decrypted password.
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prositAuthor Commented:
Ha, yes I can see how that was bad wording...

I only know one of the passwords (mine) and would like to decrypt the rest.
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ozoCommented:
You can guess the password, hash it, and compare it with the hashed password.
There are ways to (relatively) quickly scan precompiled hashes of large lists of guesses.
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