How to Recover Saved Passwords in Avant Browser

How to Recover Saved Passwords in Avant Browser

This research article exposes the password secrets of Avant browser including where all your website passwords are stored, how it is stored and how to recover it automatically.

Avant Browser Password Secrets

Avant browser saves all your website login passwords in file called “forms.dat” at following location

[Windows Vista/7/8/10]
C:\Users\[user_name]\Appdata\Roaming\Avant Profiles\.default\formdata\
[Windows XP/2003] 
C:\Documents and Settings\[user_name]\Application Data\Avant Profiles\.default\Formdata\

Avant browser encrypts this “forms.dat” file using AES-ECB algorithm with static magic key. On decryption, you will get ZIP file. Upon unzipping it, you will get final “forms.dat” file in XML format.

Here is the sample of this XML file,

<?xml version="1.0">
<_folder _title="AutoFill_Folder"/>
<_link _title="" _url_v2="" _created="1550523491" _visited="1550523491">

This file contains separate section named “<_link>” for each of the stored website logins. It contains website link, username & passwords in clear text as shown above.

How to Recover Avant Browser Passwords Automatically

Here is simple way to recover all the Avant browser passwords without worrying about where it is stored and how to decrypt it.

You can use our XenArmor Browser Password Recovery Pro software to instantly & easily recover all your saved website login passwords from Avant browser as shown in video below,

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

  • Step 1: Download & Install Browser Password Pro from here
  • Step 2: Next launch the software on your computer
  • Step 3: It will automatically discover, decrypt and display all the saved Avant browser passwords as shown below
It can also help you to delete your saved website passwords to protect from other users, hackers or ransomwares on your computer.

For more details, please refer to Online User Guide

Hope this article has helped you to understand the password secrets of Avant browser.

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