User Guide – Asterisk Password Recovery Pro 2024

User Guide - Asterisk Password Recovery Pro 2024


About Asterisk Password Recovery Pro

XenArmor Asterisk Password Recovery Pro is the Enterprise software to instantly recover your hidden password behind asterisks from most Windows Apps.

It supports both automatic & manual password recovery from 32-bit/64-bit Windows apps.

Supported Windows Apps

Asterisk Password Recovery Pro can help you to recover password stored behind asterisks (*****) from most of the windows apps.

Here is the verified list of 180+ Popular Windows Apps whose password can be recovered by Asterisk Password Pro software.

Top Email Clients

  1. Becky
  2. Dream Mail
  3. EmailTray
  4. Foxmail
  5. GroupMail
  6. IncrediMail
  7. Mail Commander
  8. Microsoft Outlook
  9. Outlook Express
  10. Pegasus Mail
  11. The Bat!
  12. Windows Live Mail
  13. eM Client

Top FTP Clients

  1. 32bitftp
  2. ALFTP
  3. AbsoluteFTP
  4. AlFtp
  5. Alt Commander
  6. Auto FTP Manager
  7. Auto FTP Pro
  8. BitKinex
  9. Bitvise SSH Client
  10. Bulletproof FTP
  11. Classic FTP
  12. CoffeeCup Free FTP
  13. Core FTP
  14. CuteFTP
  15. Directory Opus
  16. Dreamweaver FTP
  17. EmFTP
  18. FTP Commander
  19. FTP Control
  20. FTP Explorer
  21. FTP Navigator
  22. FTP Rush
  23. FTP Surfer
  24. FTP Voyager
  25. FileZilla
  26. FlashFXP
  27. Fling File Transfer
  28. Forte Agent
  29. FreeCommander XE
  30. Freshftp
  31. Global Downloader
  32. Ipswitch WS_FTP
  33. Leap FTP
  34. Quick & Easy FTP Server
  35. SmartFTP
  36. SoftX FTP Client
  37. SuperPuTTY
  38. Total Commander
  39. TurboBird
  40. TurboFTP
  41. Web Drive
  42. Website Publisher
  43. XFtp
  44. Xshell
  45. zFTPServer

Top Downloaders

  1. BitComet
  2. Download Accelerator Plus (DAP)
  3. Download Studio
  4. FlashGet
  5. Free Download Manager (FDM)
  6. GetRight Downloader
  7. Internet Download Accelerator
  8. Internet Download Manager (IDM)
  9. Mass Downloader
  10. Orbit Downloader

Top Database Apps

  1. ASA Code Factory
  2. ASA Data Sync
  3. ASA Data Wizard
  4. ASA Database Converter
  5. ASA Maestro
  6. ASA PHP Generator
  7. Advanced Data Export .NET
  8. Advanced Data Export for RAD Studio VCL
  9. Advanced Data Import for RAD Studio VCL
  10. Advanced Excel Report for RAD Studio
  11. Advanced Localizer for RAD Studio VCL
  12. Advanced PDF Generator for RAD Studio
  13. Advanced Query Builder for RAD Studio VCL
  14. AnySQL Maestro
  15. Code Factory for MySQL
  16. DB Comparer for InterBase/Firebird
  17. DB Comparer for MySQL
  18. DB Comparer for Oracle
  19. DB Comparer for PostgreSQL
  20. DB Comparer for SQL Server
  21. DB Extract for DB2
  22. DB Extract for InterBase/Firebird
  23. DB Extract for MySQL
  24. DB Extract for Oracle
  25. DB Extract for PostgreSQL
  26. DB Extract for SQL Server
  27. DB2 Code Factory
  28. DB2 Data Sync
  29. DB2 Data Wizard
  30. DB2 Database Converter
  31. DB2 Maestro
  32. DB2 PHP Generator
  33. Data Comparer for InterBase/Firebird
  34. Data Comparer for MySQL
  35. Data Comparer for Oracle
  36. Data Comparer for PostgreSQL
  37. Data Comparer for SQL Server
  38. Data Export for DB2
  39. Data Export for InterBase/Firebird
  40. Data Export for MySQL
  41. Data Export for Oracle
  42. Data Export for PostgreSQL
  43. Data Export for SQL Server
  44. Data Generator for DB2
  45. Data Generator for InterBase/Firebird
  46. Data Generator for MySQL
  47. Data Generator for Oracle
  48. Data Generator for PostgreSQL
  49. Data Generator for SQL Server
  50. Data Import for DB2
  51. Data Import for InterBase/Firebird
  52. Data Import for MySQL
  53. Data Import for Oracle
  54. Data Import for PostgreSQL
  55. Data Import for SQL Server
  56. Data Pump for DB2
  57. Data Pump for InterBase/Firebird
  58. Data Pump for MySQL
  59. Data Pump for Oracle
  60. Data Pump for PostgreSQL
  61. Data Pump for SQL Server
  62. Data Sync for MySQL
  63. Data Wizard for MySQL
  64. Database Converter for MySQL
  65. Firebird Code Factory
  66. Firebird Data Sync
  67. Firebird Data Wizard
  68. Firebird Database Converter
  69. Firebird Maestro
  70. Firebird PHP Generator
  71. Flamerobin
  72. MS Compact Maestro
  73. MS SQL Code Factory
  74. MS SQL Data Sync
  75. MS SQL Data Wizard
  76. MS SQL Database Converter
  77. MS SQL Maestro
  78. MS SQL PHP Generator
  79. MySQL Query Browser
  80. MaxDB Code Factory
  81. MaxDB Data Sync
  82. MaxDB Data Wizard
  83. MaxDB Database Converter
  84. MaxDB Maestro
  85. MaxDB PHP Generator
  86. Oracle Code Factory
  87. Oracle Data Sync
  88. Oracle Data Wizard
  89. Oracle Database Converter
  90. Oracle Maestro
  91. Oracle PHP Generator
  92. PHP Generator for MySQL
  93. PostgreSQL Code Factory
  94. PostgreSQL Data Sync
  95. PostgreSQL Data Wizard
  96. PostgreSQL Database Converter
  97. PostgreSQL Maestro
  98. PostgreSQL PHP Generator
  99. SQL Administrator for SQL Server
  100. SQL Backup for PostgreSQL
  101. SQL Backup for SQL Server
  102. SQL Maestro for MySQL
  103. SQL Management Studio for InterBase/Firebird
  104. SQL Management Studio for MySQL
  105. SQL Management Studio for Oracle
  106. SQL Management Studio for PostgreSQL
  107. SQL Management Studio for SQL Server
  108. SQL Manager for DB2
  109. SQL Manager for InterBase/Firebird
  110. SQL Manager for MySQL
  111. SQL Manager for Oracle
  112. SQL Manager for PostgreSQL
  113. SQL Manager for SQL Server
  114. SQL Query for DB2
  115. SQL Query for InterBase/Firebird
  116. SQL Query for MySQL
  117. SQL Query for Oracle
  118. SQL Query for PostgreSQL
  119. SQL Query for SQL Server
  120. SQLite Code Factory
  121. SQLite Data Sync
  122. SQLite Data Wizard
  123. SQLite Database Converter
  124. SQLite Maestro
  125. SQLite PHP Generator

All Other Apps

  1. MIRC Client
  2. Myspace IM
  3. OpenVPN
  4. Process Explorer
  5. Putty CM
  6. Trillian Messenger
  7. VNC–Remote Password

Benefits of Asterisk Password Recovery Pro

Here are the main benefits for you,

  • Recover passwords from 180+ confirmed apps
  • Automatically discover & recover passwords
  • Manually recover from password text fields
  • Recover from both 32-bit & 64-bit apps
  • Recover passwords of any length
  • Command-line version
  • Automation of asterisk password recovery
  • Export passwords to HTML,CSV,XML,JSON, SQLite file
  • Unlimited Edition (100% Portable): Run directly from USB disk
  • EV Code Certified by SECTIGO: Enhanced trust & reduced Antivirus false positive warning
  • Supports All Windows PCs (Windows 11,10,8,7,Vista 32-bit/64-bit)


Known Limitations
  • It cannot reveal password in browsers. To recover passwords from all Browsers, download  Browser Password Recovery Pro
  • Apps using non-windows GUI interface like GTK, QT etc not supported
  • Some apps purposely put empty or junk password behind asterisks to protect the password.


Asterisk Password Recovery Pro works on both 32-bit & 64-bit platforms from Windows Vista to Windows 11.

Here are the specific details,

  • Installation Size: 8 MB
  • RAM: 4 GB+ Recommended
  • Operating System: Windows 11,10,8,7,Vista, Windows Server 2022,2019,2016,2012,2008 (32-bit/64-bit)

Note: Mobile/pads/non-windows devices not supported


XenArmor Asterisk Password Recovery Pro comes with standard windows installer which allows seamless installation & un-installation.

Launch the setup file and follow on-screen instructions to complete the installation as shown below,

After installation, it will launch your software showing activation screen as follows,

Anytime, you can uninstall it directly from the Windows Add/Remove Programs.

How to Use?

XenArmor Asterisk Password Recovery Pro is very easy to use as shown in video below,

It supports both automatic & manual password recovery options.

Before you start recovery, you need to launch target application & open password-text window (login box/settings etc) as shown below with FileZilla app.

1. Launch FileZilla on your PC and open Site Manager from Menu (File->Site Manager)

2. You will see list of FTP servers along with username/password (*****) as shown in below.

3. Now run Asterisk Password Pro & use Automatic or Manual recovery to get the password behind asterisks (****) as explained below

Automatic Password Recovery

By default it is set to automatic recovery option. On launch, it will try to automatically find all the open password-text fields and recover the passwords. Each such recovered password is added to the List along with target application details as shown below,

If password not found then make sure password-text field is open in target application and then click on ‘Show Passwords’ button again.

Also if target application is 32-bit or 64-bit then you need to launch 32-bit or 64-bit version of Asterisk Password Recovery Pro (shown in title bar).  In such case, you can easily launch 32-bit/64-bit version by clicking on “Launch…” button at the bottom-left corner.

If you are not sure about target application type then simply run both 32-bit & 64-bit Asterisk Password Pro and one of them will recover the passwords.

Manual Password Recovery

For manual recovery, select ‘Manual’ option and you will see Magic Search icon as shown in the screen below,

Now click on Magic Search icon and drag it over the asterisks in the Password-text field and instantly real password will be recovered and added to the list along with target application details as shown above.

You can easily sort the displayed password list based on Application, Password, Process ID, Name or Path etc. by simply clicking on corresponding header in the List.

Right Click Menu Options

Right click context menu helps you to quickly & easily copy various fields (such as Application, Password, Process ID, Name or Path etc).

Password Report

XenArmor  Asterisk Password Recovery Pro helps you to generate detailed report in HTML, CSV, XML, JSON or SQLite Database format.

To generate report, after the password recovery, click on Report button and then select the Type of Report (HTML, CSV, XML, JSON, SQLite) from the ‘File Save Dialog’.

Here is the sample of HTML Password Report,

How to Use Command-line Version?

Asterisk Password Recovery Pro supports both GUI & command-line in the single executable file.

Command-line version helps you to fully automate Asterisk Password Recovery operation. You can also easily integrate it into your scripts or programs as part of advanced operations.

Here is the screenshot of Command-line version (passwords masked for security reasons)


Here are various command-line options & examples

  • AsteriskPasswordRecoveryPro.exe [report.html | report.csv]
  • .
  • //Recover & Save the Password Report in HTML format (default)
  • AsteriskPasswordRecoveryPro.exe report.html
  • .
  • //Recover & Save the Password Report to CSV file locally
  • AsteriskPasswordRecoveryPro.exe report.csv
  • .
  • //Recover & Save the Password Report to XML file locally
  • AsteriskPasswordRecoveryPro.exe report.xml
  • .
  • //Recover & Save the Password Report to JSON file locally
  • AsteriskPasswordRecoveryPro.exe report.json
  • .
  • //Recover & Save the Password Report to SQLite Database file
  • AsteriskPasswordRecoveryPro.exe report.db
  • .
  • //Save the Password Report to selected folder
  • AsteriskPasswordRecoveryPro.exe “c:\my reports\report.html”

By default it will generate report in HTML format. You can specify CSV, XML, JSON or DB extension to Output File to generate report in CSV, XML, JSON or SQLite database format.

Automation of Asterisk Password Recovery

It has command-line version that can help you to automate your asterisk password recovery operations daily or periodically. It can generate detailed report in HTML, CSV, XML, JSON or SQLite format which can be used for future auditing or backup purposes.

Here are simple steps to automate Asterisk Password Recovery using Windows Task Scheduler.

1) Launch Windows Task Scheduler from Administrative Tools in Control Panel. Next click on “Create Basic Task” on right side panel as shown below,

2) On the Basic Task page, enter name as ‘Asterisk Password Recovery’. On next page select ‘Daily or Weekly or Monthly’ with appropriate Time settings as per your need.

3) Next on the ‘Action’ Page, click on Start Program and then enter command & arguments as shown below,

For more command-line options refer to Asterisk Password Recovery Pro Command-line Version section.

4) Finally click on Finish button to schedule the automatic Asterisk Password Recovery operation.

Version & Release History

Note: To get download link of latest update please contact our support team with your order details.

Version 8.0 (2024 Edition): 6th Jun 2024

New 2024 release with following major updates,

  • New user interface with better list view & other enhancements
  • Modern installer design for seamless installation/uninstallation
  • New License Manager showing exact activation error messages
  • Digitally signed with new EV code certificate from SECTIGO
  • Changed names of Personal/Enterprise Edition to Basic/Premium Edition respectively to make it more user friendly

Version 7.5 (2023 Edition): 21 Apr 2024

Latest software release now signed with new EV code certificate from Sectigo. This greatly enhances trust for your software on Windows and reduces Antivirus false positive warning.

Version 7.0 (2023 Edition): 21st Jun 2023

New 2023 release with following major updates,

  • Enhanced Asterisk Password Recovery
  • New attractive GUI interface
  • New installer design for quick & easy installation
  • Enhanced license manager with fix for upgrade issues
  • Removed support for Windows XP. Runs on Vista & all higher editions

Version 6.0 (2022 Edition): 21 Apr 2022

Mega 2022 edition supporting new Windows 11 platform. Also Personal Edition now generates report in all file formats.

Version 5.0 (2021 Edition): 15th May 2021

Major release supporting both 32-bit & 64-bit app password recovery in Personal Edition. Also no more confusion about license activation as each Edition will now have separate license key storage.

Version 4.0 (2021 Edition): 12th Dec 2020

New 2021 release featuring Unlimited Portable Edition. Now it auto detects 32-bit & 64-bit process type and comes with enhanced maximised interface.

Version 3.0 (2020 Edition): 2nd Feb 2020

Mega 2020 release with new asterisk password recovery mechanism. Now supports more 64-bit applications on Windows 10. Also now its more easier to use with improved user interface.

Version 2.0: 13th Mar 2019

Important release recovering passwords from more Windows apps supporting different type of password text fields.

Version 1.0 (2019 Edition): 6th Mar 2019

First public release

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