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How to recover a lost password for your email account?

Forgetting password is a common fact and if you want to recover your lost password form your POP3 / SMTP email clients, here are two simple programs. They let you recover your lost password from email clients such as Outlook, Outlook Express, Thunderbird, etc. (These programs does not recover passwords from web based email accounts)

Mail PassView is a small tool from Nirsoft that reveals the passwords and other account details for Thunderbird, Outlook Express 2002/2003/2007, Outlook, Yahoo messenger, Gmail Notifier, etc.

Mail PassView is an extremely simple to use program, you only just want to run the program, it will list the following information: Account Name, Application, Email, Server, Server Type (POP3/IMAP/SMTP), User Name, and the Password.

Mail Password Recovery is another tiny program (10Kb) that allows you to recover your email password for any POP3 account, as long as it is stored in an email program on your desktop. It works with Outlook Express, Eudora, The Bat, Thunderbird, etc.

After running the program (Required VB6 runtime), open your email client. Open account setting, choose an account, write down your POP3 server name and replace it with and confirm the changes. Click on Send/Receive button, password will appear in this window. After retrieving your password, change back your incoming POP3 server name.


  1. For this situation there is-outlook password recover,tool helped me some days ago,it is free as far as I know,moreover program recover lost or forgotten passwords for the mail accounts and *.pst files of the Microsoft Outlook mail client,recovers forgotten or lost passwords for mail accounts and also passwords for LDAP services that the Microsoft Outlook mail client uses in its work,also recovers passwords for password-protected Microsoft Outlook data files (files with the *.pst extension)that the Microsoft Outlook mail client uses to store user data (contacts, messages, reminders,notes, tasks),can also be used to recover forgotten or lost passwords for *.pst files created in various versions of the Microsoft Outlook mail client: Microsoft Outlook 97 - Microsoft Outlook 2002 and Microsoft Outlook 2003,.Pst password recovery tool recover Outlook password for Outlook 2007 too,compatible with all versions of the Microsoft Windows operating system higher than Microsoft Windows 95,software don't recover Outlook passwords under Windows 95,can save the configuration of Microsoft Outlook identities to a plain text file,all settings of mail accounts, including the settings of IMAP and HTML mail accounts, will be saved to this file.


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