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Mail Password Recovery

Mail Password Recovery allows you to recover your email password for any POP3 account, as long as it is stored in an email program on your computer.
You just need to temporarily change the settings in your email program, so that it connects to Mail Password Recovery instead, and your password will be revealed. Mail Password Recovery works by emulating a local POP3 server, your email program hands over the password when it connects, and Mail Password Recovery will show it to you. Only works with email accounts/passwords that have the login information stored in your email program (Outlook Express, Eudora, The Bat! etc.) Program can only recover the passwords that are stored on your computer.

Program does NOT recover passwords from web based email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo, MSN, AOL etc.

Usage instruction:
- Open your Email Client (like Outlook Exppress)
- Open account properties
- Write down current incoming POP3 server
- Change this into 127.0.0.1
- Repeat this for all necessary accounts
- Confirm changes
- Go online (if neccessary)
- Send/Receive email
  (passwords will appear in this window)
- Change back incoming POP3 server(s)
- Close this program ;-)

Download Mail Password Recovery v1.1 updated on 7-Feb-2004

Standalone executable 10.8kb [SnapFiles] [GSMBlog]

Related programs are my FTP Password Recovery tool or tools from NirSoft site http://www.nirsoft.net/password_recovery_tools.html