Remove WinRAR Password without Software

How to Remove Winrar Password without Software

December. 13, 2017 3:01 pm / Posted by Michael Eric to Files & Database
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WinRAR is a Windows data compression tool which makes it easy to compress many large files into a single RAR archive which is smaller and more convenient. To stop unauthorized access to significant files, you can protect it by putting a password on them. But if you are fed up with typing the password when you open it each time, you can simply remove the password. So here I will tell you how to remove password from RARand zip files without any software.

Part 1: Remove RAR and ZIP File Password without Software

To remove Winrar password without software when you can remember it, you can do as the following steps:

Step 1: Open the encrypted RAR archive of which password you want to remove. Click on “Extract To” option on the left upper section. And in the following window, please define where you want to put your WinRAR archive without password protected.

 extract to

Step 2: Type in the RAR’s password in the box that appears and click “OK”.

Step 3: Then check the destination path, you will find a new file folder without password protected.

Part 2: Unzip WinRAR Password Using CMD

Removing RAR password using CMD is another way to unzip RAR files without paid software. You have to take advantage of the Notepad during the process, so this way is also known as “remove RAR password using Notepad”. To do so, you just need to type several commands in notepad and run it, you would probably find RAR password. Now do the following:

Double-click bat file and launch a command prompt window.

Input RAR file name and press Enter to type RAR file path. Go to RAR file properties and remember its name and path. Then type these information in appropriate location in opening window.

Next, type commands in new notepad and save it as rar-password.bat. Hit Enter button to find specified RAR file password.

save as

Once you press Enter, commands in bat file will run to find password for RAR file you just specify name and path. This way might not be workable to find the RAR password, but still worth a try.


Part 3: Crack Forgotten WinRAR Password Using RAR Password Recovery

Lost/forgot your encrypted RAR file password? Then the method above seems doesn’t work for you. Calm down and try to use a third-party program like SmartKey RAR Password Recovery, which is the quickest and most efficient RAR Archives password recovery software helping you recover and remove the forgotten password for encrypted WinRAR archives no matter how complex the expression or algorithm is used. Now get RAR Password Recovery downloaded and installed on your computer.

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Run RAR Password Recovery on your computer.

Hit "Add" to import the encrypted RAR file to this RAR password recovery tool.


Then select any one of attack type for password recovery from three choices provided based on your own needs.

select attack type

After specifying the attack type and setting, click "Start" to start password recovery.

Once you got the password, you can remove the password following the method introduced above.

So, now you know the tricks to crack password of zip files without any software without or with software. I’m sure you will definitely going to benefit these methods. Surely there are a lot of other password recovery tools available on the market, if you have tried other great tools to remove password from zip files, please be generous and share them in comments.

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