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Anonymous
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January 17, 2005 10:28:33 AM

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where are outlook express passwords stored?
Anonymous
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January 17, 2005 10:28:34 AM

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Log on, or Identity?
--
Bruce Hagen
MS-MVP - (IE/OE)
~IB-CA~

"Kenny S" <hotmail@coldmail.com> wrote in message
news:eh%23AqVF$EHA.2112@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> where are outlook express passwords stored?
>
>
>
Anonymous
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January 17, 2005 10:50:17 AM

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You have to explain better than that....


I bought a new hard disk and made it the primary, putting the old disk as a
secondary hard disk and reinstalled XP on the new faster drive.
On the old XP installation I had an email account with its password, but I
cannot remember the password!
Is there a way to find the password from some file in the old disk? I have
not deleted anything yet so the registry files must be there intact, but I
have no idea where to look or how to extract the information.

I only know of some programs that can reveal a password from a registry that
is currently running on your computer, but this is not the case here. I dont
want to reinstall the old
hard disk as the primary for this...

Any help would be great!


"Bruce Hagen" <Nospam@mymail.invalid> wrote in message
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> Log on, or Identity?
> --
> Bruce Hagen
> MS-MVP - (IE/OE)
> ~IB-CA~
>
> "Kenny S" <hotmail@coldmail.com> wrote in message
> news:eh%23AqVF$EHA.2112@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
>> where are outlook express passwords stored?
>>
>>
>>
>
>
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Anonymous
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January 17, 2005 10:50:18 AM

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If you are talking about the password that was originally set up in
Tools>Accounts>Mail>Properties - Then you can get that from your Mail
Server/ISP. If you created a second identity and password protected
it, then that's another problem.
--
Bruce Hagen
MS-MVP - (IE/OE)
~IB-CA~

"Kenny S" <hotmail@coldmail.com> wrote in message
news:eCWOlhF$EHA.2076@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> You have to explain better than that....
>
>
> I bought a new hard disk and made it the primary, putting the old
> disk as a
> secondary hard disk and reinstalled XP on the new faster drive.
> On the old XP installation I had an email account with its password,
> but I
> cannot remember the password!
> Is there a way to find the password from some file in the old disk?
> I have
> not deleted anything yet so the registry files must be there intact,
> but I
> have no idea where to look or how to extract the information.
>
> I only know of some programs that can reveal a password from a
> registry that
> is currently running on your computer, but this is not the case
> here. I dont
> want to reinstall the old
> hard disk as the primary for this...
>
> Any help would be great!
>
>
> "Bruce Hagen" <Nospam@mymail.invalid> wrote in message
> news:ecFqZeF$EHA.3616@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
>> Log on, or Identity?
>> --
>> Bruce Hagen
>> MS-MVP - (IE/OE)
>> ~IB-CA~
>>
>> "Kenny S" <hotmail@coldmail.com> wrote in message
>> news:eh%23AqVF$EHA.2112@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
>>> where are outlook express passwords stored?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
Anonymous
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January 17, 2005 10:50:18 AM

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http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/mailpv.html

http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/pspv.html

--
Kath Adams
MS MVP - Windows (IE/OE)

Kenny S wrote:
> You have to explain better than that....
>
>
> I bought a new hard disk and made it the primary, putting the old
> disk as a secondary hard disk and reinstalled XP on the new faster
> drive.
> On the old XP installation I had an email account with its password,
> but I cannot remember the password!
> Is there a way to find the password from some file in the old disk? I
> have not deleted anything yet so the registry files must be there
> intact, but I have no idea where to look or how to extract the
> information.
>
> I only know of some programs that can reveal a password from a
> registry that is currently running on your computer, but this is not
> the case here. I dont want to reinstall the old
> hard disk as the primary for this...
>
> Any help would be great!
>
>
> "Bruce Hagen" <Nospam@mymail.invalid> wrote in message
> news:ecFqZeF$EHA.3616@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
>> Log on, or Identity?
>> --
>> Bruce Hagen
>> MS-MVP - (IE/OE)
>> ~IB-CA~
>>
>> "Kenny S" <hotmail@coldmail.com> wrote in message
>> news:eh%23AqVF$EHA.2112@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
>>> where are outlook express passwords stored?
Anonymous
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January 17, 2005 1:15:57 PM

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Thank you, I know of these programs but they are not of use to me.
I need an answer to my original question.
Where are the OE passwords stored? In the registry? And where?


"Kath Adams" <kathadams@(nospam)mvps.org> wrote in message
news:%23Nb1d%23F$EHA.1084@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
> http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/mailpv.html
>
> http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/pspv.html
>
> --
> Kath Adams
> MS MVP - Windows (IE/OE)
>
> Kenny S wrote:
>> You have to explain better than that....
>>
>>
>> I bought a new hard disk and made it the primary, putting the old
>> disk as a secondary hard disk and reinstalled XP on the new faster
>> drive. On the old XP installation I had an email account with its
>> password,
>> but I cannot remember the password!
>> Is there a way to find the password from some file in the old disk? I
>> have not deleted anything yet so the registry files must be there
>> intact, but I have no idea where to look or how to extract the
>> information. I only know of some programs that can reveal a password from
>> a
>> registry that is currently running on your computer, but this is not
>> the case here. I dont want to reinstall the old
>> hard disk as the primary for this...
>>
>> Any help would be great!
>>
>>
>> "Bruce Hagen" <Nospam@mymail.invalid> wrote in message
>> news:ecFqZeF$EHA.3616@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
>>> Log on, or Identity?
>>> --
>>> Bruce Hagen
>>> MS-MVP - (IE/OE)
>>> ~IB-CA~
>>>
>>> "Kenny S" <hotmail@coldmail.com> wrote in message
>>> news:eh%23AqVF$EHA.2112@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
>>>> where are outlook express passwords stored?
>
>
Anonymous
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January 17, 2005 1:15:58 PM

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The passwords are encrypted in the Registry.
You can't access an unused Registry and you can't break the encryption.
--
Ron Sommer

"Kenny S" <hotmail@coldmail.com> wrote in message
news:o ATQ%23yG$EHA.3260@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> Thank you, I know of these programs but they are not of use to me.
> I need an answer to my original question.
> Where are the OE passwords stored? In the registry? And where?
>
>
> "Kath Adams" <kathadams@(nospam)mvps.org> wrote in message
> news:%23Nb1d%23F$EHA.1084@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>> http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/mailpv.html
>>
>> http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/pspv.html
>>
>> --
>> Kath Adams
>> MS MVP - Windows (IE/OE)
>>
>> Kenny S wrote:
>>> You have to explain better than that....
>>>
>>>
>>> I bought a new hard disk and made it the primary, putting the old
>>> disk as a secondary hard disk and reinstalled XP on the new faster
>>> drive. On the old XP installation I had an email account with its
>>> password,
>>> but I cannot remember the password!
>>> Is there a way to find the password from some file in the old disk? I
>>> have not deleted anything yet so the registry files must be there
>>> intact, but I have no idea where to look or how to extract the
>>> information. I only know of some programs that can reveal a password
>>> from a
>>> registry that is currently running on your computer, but this is not
>>> the case here. I dont want to reinstall the old
>>> hard disk as the primary for this...
>>>
>>> Any help would be great!
>>>
>>>
>>> "Bruce Hagen" <Nospam@mymail.invalid> wrote in message
>>> news:ecFqZeF$EHA.3616@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
>>>> Log on, or Identity?
>>>> --
>>>> Bruce Hagen
>>>> MS-MVP - (IE/OE)
>>>> ~IB-CA~
>>>>
>>>> "Kenny S" <hotmail@coldmail.com> wrote in message
>>>> news:eh%23AqVF$EHA.2112@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
>>>>> where are outlook express passwords stored?
>>
>>
>
>
Anonymous
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January 17, 2005 3:23:48 PM

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Ron Sommer wrote:
> The passwords are encrypted in the Registry.
> You can't access an unused Registry and you can't break the encryption.

evey encryption (exepted one time pads) is breakeble. At least you can
do a brute force attac :p 

regards, enno

--
http://www.hacktrain.de/en http://www.verbrennung.org
Anonymous
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January 17, 2005 4:41:51 PM

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Kenny S schrieb:
> Thank you, I know of these programs but they are not of use to me.
> I need an answer to my original question.
> Where are the OE passwords stored? In the registry? And where?
>

OK, you don't want help, you want us to answer your question. Here ist
comes:

Where? - OE passwords are stored in the registry.
And where? - in the registry
And where in the registry? - Protected Storage

The answer how to access the Protected Storage was given already, look
into the thread


Regards

Marco Ellmann
Anonymous
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January 17, 2005 4:41:52 PM

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"Marco Ellmann" <news.20.kobalt@spamgourmet.com> wrote in message
news:41ebb2a1$0$23140$9b4e6d93@newsread2.arcor-online.net...
> Kenny S schrieb:
>> Thank you, I know of these programs but they are not of use to me.
>> I need an answer to my original question.
>> Where are the OE passwords stored? In the registry? And where?
>>
>
> OK, you don't want help, you want us to answer your question. Here ist
> comes:
>
> Where? - OE passwords are stored in the registry.
> And where? - in the registry
> And where in the registry? - Protected Storage
>
> The answer how to access the Protected Storage was given already, look
> into the thread
>
>
> Regards
>
> Marco Ellmann
>
>

How do you access the unused Registry?
--
Ron Sommer
Anonymous
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January 17, 2005 5:32:11 PM

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>
> How do you access the unused Registry?

First answer: not at all!

Second answer:
Hmm, you can access the Registry even of a dead system by booting with
ERD Commander (http://www.winternals.com/products).
Might be a solution - haven't tried it yet.

Regards

Marco Ellmann
Anonymous
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January 17, 2005 9:05:34 PM

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It doesn't matter where they are stored if you can't read them?
I gave you two links to excellent programs that will reveal the
passwords to you quicker than you can type your next response.
<quote>
Protected Storage PassView is a small utility that reveals the passwords
stored on your computer by Internet Explorer, Outlook Express and MSN
Explorer. The passwords are revealed by reading the information from the
Protected Storage.
Starting from version 1.60, this utility reveals all AutoComplete
strings stored in Internet Explorer, not only the AutoComplete password,
as in the previous versions. </quote>

--
Kath Adams
MS MVP - Windows (IE/OE)


Kenny S wrote:
> Thank you, I know of these programs but they are not of use to me.
> I need an answer to my original question.
> Where are the OE passwords stored? In the registry? And where?
>
>
> "Kath Adams" <kathadams@(nospam)mvps.org> wrote in message
> news:%23Nb1d%23F$EHA.1084@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>> http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/mailpv.html
>>
>> http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/pspv.html
>>
>> --
>> Kath Adams
>> MS MVP - Windows (IE/OE)
>>
>> Kenny S wrote:
>>> You have to explain better than that....
>>>
>>>
>>> I bought a new hard disk and made it the primary, putting the old
>>> disk as a secondary hard disk and reinstalled XP on the new faster
>>> drive. On the old XP installation I had an email account with its
>>> password,
>>> but I cannot remember the password!
>>> Is there a way to find the password from some file in the old disk?
>>> I have not deleted anything yet so the registry files must be there
>>> intact, but I have no idea where to look or how to extract the
>>> information. I only know of some programs that can reveal a
>>> password from a
>>> registry that is currently running on your computer, but this is not
>>> the case here. I dont want to reinstall the old
>>> hard disk as the primary for this...
>>>
>>> Any help would be great!
>>>
>>>
>>> "Bruce Hagen" <Nospam@mymail.invalid> wrote in message
>>> news:ecFqZeF$EHA.3616@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl...
>>>> Log on, or Identity?
>>>> --
>>>> Bruce Hagen
>>>> MS-MVP - (IE/OE)
>>>> ~IB-CA~
>>>>
>>>> "Kenny S" <hotmail@coldmail.com> wrote in message
>>>> news:eh%23AqVF$EHA.2112@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
>>>>> where are outlook express passwords stored?
Anonymous
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January 17, 2005 9:52:06 PM

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If you cannot remember your Outlook Express password,
you'll have to contact your ISP for assistance.

--
Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User

Be Smart! Protect Your PC!
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/defaul...

----------------------------------------------------------------------------

"Kenny S" wrote:

| where are outlook express passwords stored?
Anonymous
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January 18, 2005 12:15:49 PM

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"Kath Adams" <kathadams@(nospam)mvps.org> wrote in message
news:o QE7f8L$EHA.1396@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
> It doesn't matter where they are stored if you can't read them?
> I gave you two links to excellent programs that will reveal the
> passwords to you quicker than you can type your next response.

Well, I liked them. I downloaded them and tried them at home last night.
They are excellent!,...they are also very dangerous in the wrong hands! ;-)

--

Phillip Windell [MCP, MVP, CCNA]
www.wandtv.com
Anonymous
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January 18, 2005 9:08:26 PM

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Phillip Windell wrote:
> "Kath Adams" <kathadams@(nospam)mvps.org> wrote in message
> news:o QE7f8L$EHA.1396@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>> It doesn't matter where they are stored if you can't read them?
>> I gave you two links to excellent programs that will reveal the
>> passwords to you quicker than you can type your next response.
>
> Well, I liked them. I downloaded them and tried them at home last
> night. They are excellent!,...they are also very dangerous in the
> wrong hands! ;-)

Sure are! <vbg>
--
Kath Adams
MS MVP - Windows (IE/OE)
!