How to Recover Forgotten Password of Miranda Messenger

How to Recover Forgotten Password of Miranda Messenger

This research article exposes all the password secrets of Miranda Messenger including where your login password is stored, how it is stored and how to recover it automatically.

Miranda IM Password Secrets

Miranda Messenger saves your login details at different location depending on the version as follows,

Miranda Latest Version
[Windows Vista/7/8/10]

[Windows XP/2003] 
C:\Documents and Settings\[user_name]\Application Data\Miranda\[profile_name]\[profile_name].dat

Miranda NG Older Version
[Windows Vista/7/8/10]
C:\Users\[user_name]\AppData\Roaming\Miranda NG\[workspace]\[workspace].dat

[Windows XP/2003] 
C:\Documents and Settings\[user_name]\Application Data\Miranda NG\[workspace]\[workspace].dat

Latest Miranda version stores this account file in SQLite database format. It contains database table called “dbrw_settings” where login details for each messenger protocol are stored.

Here are some of the interesting fields stored in this table,

module - messenger protocol (AIM, GG, JABBER, Yahoo etc)
setting - setting name (email, LoginName, password etc)
val - actual value 

Miranda messenger uses proprietary encoding algorithm to store in the above file. Also it uses slightly different password encoding for storing different type of messenger protocols.

How to Recover Miranda IM Passwords Automatically

Here is simple way to recover Miranda IM passwords without worrying about where it is stored and how to decrypt it.

You can use our Messenger Password Recovery Pro software to instantly & easily recover all your forgotten login password from Miranda Messenger as shown in video below,

Here are the simple steps to recover all your saved passwords,

  • Step 1: Download & Install Messenger Password Recovery Pro from here
  • Step 2: Next launch the software on your computer
  • Step 3: It will automatically discover, decrypt and display the login passwords from Miranda IM as shown below
This software can also recover your IM login passwords from portable messengers & external drives

For more details, please refer to Online User Guide


Hope this article has helped you to understand password secrets of Miranda Messenger.

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