How many times have your forgotten that hotel Wifi password to again call up the front desk to get it or any of the stored passwords in your laptop? Could be passwords stored in your browser or in programs that are hidden with an asterisk (******). Could even be the registrations keys for Windows or Office products or simply your Windows credentials.
Before I jump further down, just want to let you know that I will be focusing on a freeware software from SterJo in this article. SterJo hasn’t contacted me to do this article, neither do I get any benefit for doing this article from SterJo – now that the full disclosure is done, lets get going on how you could recover lost passwords.
There are loads of free / paid password retrieval tools on the internet but each of them has some issue, some come laden with malware or some are riddled with Ads or some are more freemium and not really freeware. This is were I found the tools from SterJo to be different and also good. SterJo has multiple tools for different purposes and they also come in an installer form or simply as portable apps.
This small utility helps you to easily recover your lost product key, be it Windows or Office. This is a small app that can easily be run on any system and is so very useful when you want to get the product key of many Microsoft products. There is also a special utility for Office 2016 Key Finder too.
Short name for this I would say is a Network Password cracker – but purely a white hat one. This utility helps you to easily recover any Wifi password that you had on your system setup but now forgot what it was when you want to add another device to the same network.
This is a simple Wireless Network utility that will scan your wireless network and display the list of all the devices, laptops, mobiles that are connected to your network.
This utility helps you recover all stored passwords within the Chrome browser.
This utility helps you recover all stored passwords within the Internet Explorer browser.
This utility helps you recover all stored passwords within the Mozilla Firefox browser.
This utility helps you recover all stored passwords within the Opera browser.
This freeware utility helps you recover your Windows machine login credentials using the Windows Credential Manager. Essentially all the users on the machine username and password can be revealed if you have admin privileges.
Apart from the above listed utilities, there are many more small utilities that can help you recover Facebook passwords, Instagram Passwords, etc. You can find all of them listed here.