A straightforward and simple-to-use utility that shows the WiFi passwords hidden behind asterisks and which are stored in your system
WiFi Password Decryptor reveals WiFi passwords hidden under asterisks, which are stored in the Windows Wireless Configuration Manger panel. It comes in handy if you have lost or forgotten the password that prevents you from connecting to the Internet.
Users should not misunderstand the tool’s purpose, as it cannot crack passwords over a wireless network, as the name might imply.
The installation procedure is rapid and uneventful, and does not require special attention from the user. Once it finishes, you are greeted by a standard frame with a simple layout, where you can initialize the scanner with one click.
Results shows the WiFi connection name, security type and settings (e.g. WEP, WPA, WPA2), along with the password key and its hexadecimal translation. Aside from these details, the program shows the operating system and current user name.
The detailed list is exportable to file for safekeeping, and WiFi Password Decryptor supports the HTML, XML and TXT formats. There are no other notable options available through this app.
We have noticed a minimum CPU and RAM consumption during WiFi Password Decryptor’s runtime, so it doesn’t burden system performance. It carries out a scan task quickly and delivers accurate password keys. No problems have crossed our path throughout evaluation, since the utility did not hang or crash. Thanks to its intuitive layout and simplistic features, WiFi Password Decryptor can be used even by people with limited experience in software applications.