Router Password Recovery : Free Command-line based Router/Modem Login Password Finder Tool
Router Password Recovery
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Router Password Recovery is a free command-line software to recover lost or forgotten password of your Router. This tool can also be used to find login password of your Modem or Websites which are protected by HTTP BASIC/DIGEST Authentication.

Generally Routers or Modems control their access by using HTTP BASIC/DIGEST authentication method. In simple words, when you connect to your Modem/Router from the browser (typically you will be asked to enter username & password as shown below.
If you ever forget this password then you will not be able to login to your Router/Modem. Even some websites use the same Authentication to allow only certain users to access their site.

In such cases, 'Router Password Recovery' tool can help you to quickly recover your lost router password. Also it is very handy tool for Penetration Testers and Forensic Investigators in getting access to Router/Modem in any network.

'Router Password Kracker' uses simple Dictionary based password recovery technique. By default it includes sample dictionary file containing common login passwords for popular Routers. However you can find good collection of password dictionaries (also called wordlists) here & here.

For complex passwords, you can use tools like Crunch, Cupp to generate brute-force based or any custom password list file and then use it with this tool.

For GUI version, check out Router Password Kracker

'Router Password Recovery' works on both 32 bit & 64 bit platforms starting from Windows XP to new Windows 10 version.

  • Free command-line tool to recover login password of Router/Modem/Website
  • Supports both HTTP BASIC & DIGEST Authentication mechanism
  • Uses simple and quicker Dictionary Crack method.
  • Includes password list for popular Routers
  • Displays detailed statistics during recovery operation
  • Command-line interface makes it faster
  • Installer for local Installation & Uninstallation.
Installation & Un-installation
Router Password Recovery comes with Installer to help in local installation & un-installation. This installer has intuitive 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\RouterPasswordRecovery

[Windows 64 bit]
C:\Program Files (x86)\SecurityXploded\RouterPasswordRecovery
How to use?
Router Password Recovery is console based tool, hence it must be launched from command prompt.
Here is the general usage information
RouterPasswordRecovery.exe -i <ipaddress> -u <username> -f <passlist_file>

Examples of Router Password Recovery
// Perform Router Password Recovery using Password List file
RouterPasswordRecovery.exe -i "" -u "administrator" -f "c:\passlist.txt"
// Perform Router Password Recovery using Password List with default user 'admin'
RouterPasswordRecovery.exe -i "" -f "c:\passlist.txt"
Screenshot 1: Router Password Recovery showing the recovered Password of local Router

Router Password Recovery is designed with good intention to recover the Lost or Forgotten Router Password.

Like any other tool its use either good or bad, depends upon the user who uses it. However neither author nor SecurityXploded is in anyway responsible for damages or impact caused due to misuse of RouterPasswordRecovery.

Read our complete 'License & Disclaimer' policy here.

Release History
Version 1.0:  17th Sep 2016
First public release of Router Password Recovery.
FREE Download Router Password Recovery v1.0

License  : Freeware
Platform : Windows XP, 2003, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

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