How to Recover Forgotten Password of Trillian Messenger

How to Recover Forgotten Password of Trillian Messenger

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

Trillian Messenger Password Secrets

Depending on version, Trillian messenger saves your login passwords at following location

Trillian New Version v6.x
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[Windows Vista/7/8/10]
C:\Users\[user_name]\AppData\Roaming\Trillian\users\global\accounts.dat

[Windows XP/2003] 
C:\Documents and Settings\[user_name]\Application Data\Trillian\users\global\accounts.dat


Trillian Old Version v5.x
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[Windows Vista/7/8/10]
C:\Users\[user_name]\AppData\Roaming\Trillian\users\global\accounts.ini

[Windows XP/2003] 
C:\Documents and Settings\[user_name]\Application Data\Trillian\users\global\accounts.ini

Old Trillian messenger (v5.x) used to store all login passwords in “accounts.ini” file. Here are the important entries stored in this file,

[Account000]
	Account=xenarmor
	Display Name=Xenarmor Software
	Password=ODc1NEU2QTg5NUVGQjzGQzBxQzJDQTk1AA==	

Here Account and Password field refers to username and encrypted password. It encrypts the password using proprietary encoding algorithm and then stores it in Base64 format as shown above.

Latest version of Trillian messenger uses the same method for password encryption. However it adds extra layer of security by encrypting the whole accounts file using Windows DPAPI function (CryptProtectData) and storing final data in “accounts.dat” file.

How to Recover Trillian Passwords Automatically

Here is simple way to recover Trillian Messenger 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 your forgotten login password from Trillian 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 password of Trillian messenger 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 Trillian Messenger.

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