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    How to Recover Microsoft Outlook Personal Folders (.PST) files Passwords

    This is a guest post by Mahender who blogs at StepsandTips. If you would like to write for NiharsWorld, check our guest posting guidelines.


    Many windows users prefer to use Microsoft Outlook Express for its best features and easy to use interface.

    What to do if, Outlook .PST(personnel folders) passwords are lost, ..? I am introducing to you a new freeware app – PST password, which is a best software utility program to recover your lost outlook data files passwords.

    PST password is freeware utility, which can recover the PST passwords of Outlook 97, Outlook 2000, Outlook XP, Outlook 2003, and Outlook 2007. You don’t have to install MS-Outlook in order to use this utility. You only need the original PST file that you locked with a password.
    How to Recover Microsoft Outlook Personal Folders PST files  Passwords easily.

    How password of Outlook PST files will be recovered..?


    The password encryption in the PST file is very weak, and for each password-protected PST file, there are many passwords that can open it. PstPassword provides 3 different passwords for each password-protected PST file. It’s possible that one of them will be the origianl password that you typed, and it’s also possible that none of these passwords will be identical to the original one.

    How to use PST Password recovery tool?

    1. Run the Downloaded executable file, PstPassword.exe.
    2. Then main window displays the list of all PST files.
    3. For each password-protected PST file, PstPassword provide 3 alternative passwords that will open the PST file. If the PST is not protected by a password, the 3 password columns remain empty, and the CRC value column is 0x00000000.
    4. If you want to recover a password of PST file that doesn’t appear in the default list, you can press F7 and select the desired PST file, or simply drag the PST file from Explorer window into the main window of PstPassword.
    5. If for some reason PstPassword fails to read a PST file, an error message is displayed under the error column, and the item is painted with pink color.

    How to Recover Microsoft Outlook Personal Folders PST files  Passwords easily.

    Dos Command-Line Options for PST Password

    • /stext : Save the list of PST passwords into a regular text file. For Example PstPassword.exe /stext “c:\temp\pass.txt”
    • /stab : Save the list of PST passwords into a tab-delimited text file.For Example PstPassword.exe /stab “c:\temp\pass.txt”
    • /scomma : Save the list of PST passwords into a comma-delimited text file.
    • /stabular : Save the list of PST passwords into a tabular text file.
    • /shtml : Save the list of PST passwords into HTML file (Horizontal).
    • /sverhtml : Save the list of PST passwords into HTML file (Vertical).
    • /sxml : Save the list of PST passwords to XML file.
    • /pstpath : Specify the folder that contains the PST files. If you don’t specify this parameter, the default Outlook path is used.
    • /pstfiles …: Specify one or more pst files to load.

    Download Free PST Password Recovery utility

    Download FreePSTPassword.Zip

    Download FreePST Password Zip PST Password Executable File

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    5 Comments

    1. Goutham says:

      Nice tutorial and you have explained in great manner how to use the tool. 🙂
      Thanks for sharing it with us. 🙂

    2. Hi There, thanks for sharing this useful tutorial. I haven’t lost my password till now, but if I do in the future, I will follow your tutorial to get the password. Thanks again for sharing

    3. james says:

      I would recommend another PST password recovery program that I have used for years. http://www.recoverpstpassword.com

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