opening password protected rar files?

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  1. safety

    safety double safety

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    does anyone know if there's anway around the password if you don't know it?
     
  2. Naib

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    BRUTE FORCE!!!!
    depending on where you got it from there may be clues to what the passwd is
     
  3. Welsh Junglist

    Welsh Junglist AKA Faqade

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    I've found that passwords on .rar's are sometimes the URL where you got it from, worth a go man.
     
  4. ac

    ac I've been naughty, I'm banned

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    Forget my last one, it's shit, takes forever. Like these 2 said, it's normally to do with the originating site or the person who packed it. Try these, if not, put the torrent's name into Google followed by RAR password and scan any forums that pop up.
     
  5. Wellsy

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    from my experience, unless the password is blatantly given to you, opening a password protected file usually contains some sort of spyware or spam advertising , the last one asked me to go to this sketchy website to find out the password was which was in some spanish or summit, before you know it, boop! detected trojon horse lol
     
  6. sammys

    sammys Shelter Birmingham

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    yea i had this problem last night when downloading lost
    it was rar'd and i had to complete a survey to gain the password...
    i clearly didnt do that, on windows you can find some rar password crackers, unfortunately nothing for mac's
    had a read up on some forums and basically what wellsy said, if the password isnt clearly given to you its probably not worth opening it mate as it wont be what you wanted and/or contain some sortof spyware
     
  7. NastyLimbCheat

    NastyLimbCheat Active Member

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    you get programs to guess passwords but it can take days or weeks
     
  8. ali^

    ali^ Bigtingsagwarn

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  9. logikz

    logikz I Am Not The King Staff Member

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    why, whatve you got? somebody said they had a rar file for a metalheadz project but it was pwd protected, i said i aint touching that with a barge pole
     
  10. Fes Rock

    Fes Rock Nothing..........

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    do this right, rub your beard up and down where ther rar is, then quad click it and select your beard as the destination folder. works everytime
     
  11. MARLZTAH

    MARLZTAH ++DuB PrOFesSoR++

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    do you have the download link still??

    say its http://rapidshare.com/files/85365946/gaygrannypissonmyfaceporno

    copy everything except the rapidshare part into google.....

    so basically your searching for this... files/85365946/gaygrannypissonmyfaceporno

    hopefully google will bring up a site that it was originally posted at... along with the pass


    failing that, there are brute force rar pass crackers.... but tbh, its probably not worth the effort, ive never had any luck with them personally
     
  12. Reference

    Reference fair shout.

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    errm googling the .rar filename before extracting it might give you some luck, or trying something like filename.rar rapidshare into google might be better (y)
     
  13. safety

    safety double safety

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    thanks everyone. googling the file name a treat