Windows Vault Password Decryptor: Free Tool to Recover Credential Manager, IE 10 on Windows 8, Network Passwords |
Windows Vault Password Decryptor

Version: 5.0

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Windows Vault Password Decryptor is the free desktop tool to quickly recover all the stored passwords from Windows Credential Manager.

Credential Manager (or Windows Vault) allows applications to securely store credentials like usernames and passwords which are used to log on to websites or other computers on a network. This way Windows can automatically log you on to websites or other computers.

You can view these stored credentials (except passwords) in Credential Manager section of Control Panel as shown below,

Windows Vault Password Decryptor help you to automatically decrypt and show all these stored username & passwords from Windows Vault/Credential Manager.

It can recover following types of passwords,

  • Internet Explorer v10.x-v11.x
  • Microsoft Edge Browser on Windows 10
  • Remote Desktop
  • Network Authentication
  • Outlook Exchange Server
  • Windows Live Messenger
  • Net Passport
  • GMail Notifier (older version)
  • IE HTTP Basic Authentication

Note: Windows Vault Password Decryptor is not hacking or cracking tool as it can only help you to recover your own lost password that is previously stored in your system.

'Windows Vault Password Decryptor' has both GUI & command-line interface making it userful for general users as well as penetration testers.

It works on both 32-bit & 64-bit platforms starting from Windows XP to new Windows 10 version.

  • Instantly decrypt and recover stored Credential Manager passwords
  • Recover passwords stored by IE 10, Remote Desktop, Network, Outlook, Live Messenger etc
  • Command-line version for automation & penetration testers
  • Simple & easy to use GUI interface
  • Right click context menu to quickly copy the Password
  • Sort feature to arrange the displayed passwords
  • Save the recovered Windows Vault password list to HTML/XML/TEXT/CSV file
  • Integrated Installer for local Installation & Uninstallation.
Installation & Uninstallation

It has integrated Installer to help you 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\WindowsVaultPasswordDecryptor

[Windows 64 bit]
C:\Program Files (x86)\SecurityXploded\WindowsVaultPasswordDecryptor
How to use?
Windows Vault Password Decryptor is easy to use with its simple GUI & command-line interface.

Here are the brief usage details for both GUI and command line version.

Using GUI Version
  • Launch Windows Vault Password Decryptor.exe on your system. If you are Admin use then make sure you 'Run As Administrator' else only partial passwords will be recovered.
  • Next click on 'Start Recovery' button and all stored passwords from Windows Vault will be displayed as shownbelow.
  • Now you can right click on the list and quickly copy the Password
  • Finally you can save all recovered password list to HTML/XML/Text/CSV file by clicking on 'Report' button and then select the type of file from the drop down box of 'Save File Dialog'.
Using Command-line Version
Here is the typical usage of command line version
WindowsVaultPasswordDecryptor.exe  "<output_file path>"
Here are some of the examples

//Writes recovered password to text file in current directory
WindowsVaultPasswordDecryptor.exe  c:\passlist.txt

//Writes recovered password to HTML file in current directory
WindowsVaultPasswordDecryptor.exe  c:\passlist.html

//Writes recovered password to XML file in current directory
WindowsVaultPasswordDecryptor.exe  c:\passlist.xml

//Writes recovered password to TEXT file
WindowsVaultPasswordDecryptor.exe  "c:\my test\passlist"
It automatically detects the mode (HTML or XML or Text) by using the extension of the specified file (html or xml or txt). By default (or if no extension is specified) it uses the TEXT mode. For more examples refer to Screenshot 2 below.
Screenshot 1: Showing all the recovered passwords from Credential Manager
WindowsVaultPasswordDecryptor showing recovered passwords
Screenshot 2:  Various examples of Command line usage along with display of vault passwords in TEXT format.
command line usage
Screenshot 3: Detailed windows vault password recovery report in HTML
Exported Twitter Accounts to HTML
Release History
Version 5.0 :  3rd Nov 2016
Major 2016 edition with the support for recovering passwords from Vault on Windows 10 especially from Microsoft Edge browser. Also integrated new Installer for simple installation & un-installation.
Version 4.0 :  31st Aug 2015
Mega release with support for recovering passwords on new Windows 10 version. Also fixed the sizing problem with higher resolution computers.
Version 3.5 :  18th Jul 2015
New feature added to Installer to dynamically download latest version
Version 3.0 :  7th Jan 2015
New feature to generate password recovery report in CSV (Comma-Seperated Values) File Format.
Version 2.5 :  24th Jan 2014
New feature to generate password recovery report in CSV (Comma-Seperated Values) File Format.
Version 2.0 :  12th Sep 2013
Added right click context menu to quickly copy the password. Fixed the random crash problem on non-windows 8 systems.
Version 1.0 :  12th July 2013
First public release of Windows Vault Password Decryptor
Part of this program depends upon the undocumented vault functions exposed by Massimiliano Montoro from Oxid. Our special thanks to him for this great piece of work.
This tool is designed with a good purpose to help users to recover their lost credentials. Note that only authorized user can recover their respective passwords and it is not possible to recover other user's password on multi-user system unless the user have proper credentials.

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

For more details, read our complete License & Disclaimer Policy.

FREE Download Windows Vault Password Decryptor v5.0

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

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