When using your computer, any web services or software that requires you to log in to use it will be stored on different partitions on the computer. To ensure information security, the passwords will be encrypted. This article will show you some tools to manage encrypted passwords on Windows laptops.
Use Windows Credential Manager
To start the program, click the Start button on Windows, type in the phrase “Credential Manager”To open the program
On the main interface of Windows Credential Manager There are 2 options
Here will store and manage the passwords saved on 2 Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge browsers
To display the saved passwords, click Show Next to the Password line, the system will ask you to enter the Windows password to display the password
Quite handy to manage your saved passwords. However, you should also be careful about sharing your Windows password with others if you do not want them to find and record your sensitive login information in the browser.
Management and storage mechanism is similar to Web Credentials. Here you will see the passwords you have used to log in to use services, software on Windows
Manage saved passwords on Google Chrome browser
Step 1: Click the Option icon in the top right corner of the browser, select Setting
Step 2: Find the item Manage Password
Step 3: A list of saved passwords appears, press Show to display the password. Same as above, you also need to enter the Windows password first.
Use 3rd party software to manage passwords
With the above methods, not all passwords are displayed. We need to use stronger software to find the encrypted passwords. Some optimal tools for this are EncryptedRegView, CredentialsFileView, and VaultPasswordView . The software works as a Portable, so it does not need to be installed.
EncryptedRegView With a simple usage, users only need to run the application with admin rights (Run as Administrator), the software will automatically scan the Registry system and decode but encrypt passwords on Windows.
Download EncryptedRegView here: EncryptedRegView
Similar to how to use other software, users need to run the application with admin rights, then enter the Windows password for the system to scan and display the encrypted password.
Download CredentialsFileView here: CredentialsFileView
VaultPasswordView is software similar in function CredentialsFileView but Better compatible with Windows 8 and above, support email and browser password management.
Download VaultPasswordView here: VaultPasswordView
Above are some tips for finding encrypted passwords on Windows laptops. With these tips, you can find some forgotten or long-forgotten passwords of browsers such as CocCoc, Chrome and many other applications. In addition, CocCoc browser also has a similar password management function, you can refer to how Password manager on Coc Coc to better manage my information.