Asterisk Password Spy : FREE Windows Asterisk Password Recovery Tool (*****) | SecurityXploded
Asterisk Password Spy

Version: 12.0

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Asterisk Password Spy is the FREE tool to instantly reveal the hidden password behind asterisks (*****).

It's user friendly interface can help you to easily find the passwords from any Windows based application.You can simply drag the 'search icon' to any password box to find the real password hidden by those asterisks.

Most applications do not display real password in the login box for security reasons and instead they show the asterisks (****). But often there is need to know the actual password especially if you have forgotten password that you have entered while ago.

In such cases, AsteriskPasswordSpy will help you to easily find out the real password hidden behind asterisks.

For 64-bit Support, Automatic Recovery, Command-line Version, please check PRO version
Download Asterisk Password Recovery Pro

Asterisk Password Spy works on wide range of platforms starting from Windows Vista to Windows 11

Key Features
Asterisk Password Spy can recover password stored behind asterisks (*****) from most of the windows apps.

Here is the verified list of 40+ Popular Windows Apps (32-bit version) whose password can be recovered by Asterisk Password Spy.
  1. Microsoft Outlook
  2. Outlook Express
  3. Windows Live Mail
  4. IncrediMail
  5. The Bat!
  6. eM Client
  7. Foxmail
  8. Pegasus Mail
  9. DreamMail
  10. EmailTray
  11. mIRC Client
  12. Trillian Messenger
  13. ALFTP
  14. CuteFTP
  15. Core FTP
  16. Auto FTP
  17. Leap FTP
  18. FTP Rush
  19. FileZilla
  20. SmartFTP
  21. FlashFXP
  22. BitKinex
  23. FlashGet
  24. BitComet
  25. FTP Surfer
  26. zFTPServer
  27. Dreamweaver
  28. FTP Voyager
  29. SuperPuTTY
  30. Classic FTP
  31. FTP Commander
  32. Total Commander
  33. Ipswitch WS_FTP
  34. CoffeeCup Free FTP
  35. Fling File Transfer
  36. Quick & Easy FTP Server
  37. Orbit Downloader
  38. Free Download Manager (FDM)
  39. Download Accelerator Plus (DAP)
  40. Internet Download Manager (IDM)
  41. Process Explorer
  42. MySQL Query Browser
  43. VNC – Remote Password
  44. and many more
Here are the key features & benefits for you,
  • Instantly reveal the hidden password behind asterisks.
  • Support most of the windows based applications
  • Easier user friendly GUI interface makes it quick to use
  • Sort feature to quickly arrange and search through discovered passwords.
  • Save the recovered password list to HTML file.
  • Support for local Installation and uninstallation of the software.
Installation & Uninstallation
AsteriskPasswordSpy comes with Installer so that you can install it locally on your system for regular usage. It has intuitive setup wizard which guides you through series of steps in completion of installation.
At any point of time, you can uninstall the product using the Uninstaller located at following location (by default)
[Windows 32 bit]
C:\Program Files\SecurityXploded\AsteriskPasswordSpy

[Windows 64 bit]
C:\Program Files (x86)\SecurityXploded\AsteriskPasswordSpy
How to Use?
Asterisk Password Spy is easy to use with its simple GUI interface. 

Here are the brief usage details

  • Launch Asterisk Password Spy on your system
  • Now simply drag the 'search icon' to any password box to reveal the passwords.
  • When you place it over the password box, it will automatically highlight it and password is added to list as shown in the screenshot below.
  • Finally you can save all recovered password list to HTML file by clicking on 'Export' button and then select the type of file from the drop down box of 'Save File Dialog'.

Screenshot 1:Asterisk Password Spy is showing all the recovered passwords from password boxes of various Windows applications.
AsteriskPasswordSpy showing recovered passwords
Screenshot 2:  Asterisk Password Spy revealing password from Foxmail account edit box
Known Limitations
  • It does not work with non-windows based applications such as GTK, Flash, QT or applications not using standard edit box for the password.
  • It does not work with HTML pages in the browsers such as IE, Firefox, Chrome etc. For browsers try our Browser Password Decryptor
  • Also it will not work with the application where password is not actually present. Some times applications do not put password in the password box to hide from these tools.
Release History
Version 12.0:  22nd Sep 2023
New 2023 release with improved asterisk password recovery. Also removed support for Windows XP. Now runs on Windows Vista & all higher Windows platforms.
Version 11.0:  24th Apr 2022
Mega 2022 version supporting new Windows 11 platform. Also improved HTML password recovery report.
Version 10.0:  13th Dec 2021
New 2021 release with enhanced interface and improved 64-bit process detection
Version 9.0:  19th Jul 2020
Mega 2020 release supporting new asterisk password recovery mechanism to reveal passwords successfully
Version 8.0:  15th Mar 2019
Major 2019 edition with support for revealing asterisk passwords from more password-text fields leading to password recovery from more apps.
Version 7.5:  18th Feb 2019
Improved asterisk password viewer. Also fixed false antivirus alerts.
Version 7.0:  7th Oct 2018
Major 2018 release with the support for revealing password from windows apps.
Version 6.5:  14th Sep 2017
Updated to resolve false positive antivirus warnings.
Version 6.0:  31st Oct 2016
Major release with new installer for simple installation & un-installation.
Version 5.5:  13th Feb 2016
New 2016 edition with enhanced password revealer technique.
Version 5.0:  16th Sep 2015
Mega release with support for new Windows 10 version. Also fixed the sizing problem with higher resolution computers.
Version 4.0:  29th Jun 2015
New feature added to Installer to dynamically download latest version
Version 3.6:  16th Mar 2015
Minor updates to Installer. Also removed false positive with Antivirus solutions.
Version 3.5:  18th Feb 2015
Enhanced GUI interface with glowing icon effects. Also integrated Uninstaller into Windows Add/Remove Programs, now you can uninstall it in a standard way.
Version 3.1:  25th Oct 2014
Removed false positive with various Antivirus solutions
Version 3.0:  7th Jan 2014
New feature to generate password recovery report in CSV (Comma-Seperated Values) File Format.
Version 2.5:  22nd Feb 2013
Added quick download link. Fix for screen display problem.
Version 2.0:  9th Nov 2012
Support for Windows 8. Improved User Interface with cool new banner.
Version 1.5:  25th Mar 2012
Support to export recovered password to XML file along with HTML file. Enhanced user interface with cool new banner.
Version 1.0:  2nd April 2011
First public release of AsteriskPasswordSpy
Asterisk Password Spy is not a hacking tool as it can recover only your stored passwords. It cannot recover the passwords for other users unless you have right credentials.

Like any tool its use either good or bad, depends upon the user who uses it. However Author or SecurityXploded is not responsible for any damage caused due to misuse of this tool.

Read complete License & Disclaimer terms here.

FREE Download Asterisk Password Spy v12.0

License  : Freeware
Platform : Windows 11,10,8,7,Vista (32-bit/64-bit)

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