User Guide – Browser Password Recovery Pro

User Guide - Browser Password Recovery Pro

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About Browser Password Recovery Pro


Browser Password Recovery Pro is all-in-one Enterprise software to help you instantly recover all your lost or forgotten passwords from top browsers on your computer.

It automatically detects & decrypts passwords from secret password store of each supported browsers. Once recovered, it displays complete details including Browser, Website URL, Username and Password. You can also generate detailed backup report in HTML/CSV/SQLite format.

Also it can discover and help you remove all the stored passwords, thus protecting your important login passwords from being stolen by hackers, ransomware, password stealers etc.

 

Supported Web Browsers


Browser Password Recovery Pro supports password recovery from following popular browsers,

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Apple Safari
  • Opera Browser
  • Comodo Dragon
  • Flock Browser
  • Tor Browser
  • Torch Browser
  • Brave Browser
  • Chrome Canary Browser
  • CoolNovo Browser
  • UC Browser
  • Sleipnir Browser
  • SRWare Iron Browser
  • Vivaldi Browser

Browser Password Recovery Pro Personal Edition supports first 6 web browsers. However Enterprise Edition supports password recovery from all the above browsers.

Benefits of Browser Password Recovery Pro


Here are the main benefits for you,

  • Instantly Recover Your Website Login Passwords
  • Recover Passwords from 15+ web browsers including Chrome, Firefox, IE, Opera & more
  • Supports both 32-bit & 64-bit versions of Browsers
  • Recover Password of any length & complexity
  • Automatically finds & decrypts password from profile location of each browser
  • Recover Password from All Profiles (for Firefox, Chrome, Seamonkey etc)
  • Recover from Portable Browsers, Non-default Password locations, Profiles copied from another computer
  • Protect your passwords from Hackers & Ransomwares by removing stored passwords from Browsers
  • Generate Password Report in HTML/CSV/SQLite format for backup/auditing purpose
  • Command-line version help you integrate it in your scripts/programs
  • Automate your Browser Password Recovery operation daily or periodically
  • Recover Firefox Passwords protected with Master Password
  • Works on all Windows 32-bit & 64-bit starting from XP to Windows 10
  • Standard Installer for easier installation & un-installation

Requirements


Browser Password Recovery Pro works on both 32-bit & 64-bit platforms starting from Windows XP to Windows 10.

Here are the specific details,

  • Installation Size: 10 MB
  • RAM: 4 GB+ Recommended
  • Operating System: Windows XP, Vista, Windows 2008/2012/2016, Windows 7/8/10.

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

Installation


Browser 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,

 

You can uninstall it from the Control Panel or click on Uninstaller from Installed location of Browser Password Recovery Pro

How to Use Browser Password Recovery Pro?


Browser Password Recovery Pro  is very easy to use. After installation, just launch it. It will instantly recover and show all the stored Website login passwords from all the top browsers as shown below,

 

You can easily sort the displayed password list based on Browser type, Website, Username, Password etc. by simply clicking on corresponding header in the List.
Also you can click on ‘Recover Again’ button to refresh the list anytime.

Right Click Menu Options


Right click context menu helps you to quickly & easily copy various fields (such as Website, Username, Password etc).Also you can launch the selected website, remove the password from selected browser as shown below,

Settings – Browser Password Recovery Pro


Advanced Browser Settings help you to tweak & customize Browser Password Recovery operations as per you need.Mainly it helps you to specify custom profile paths for each browser (see next section) and also specify the Master Password for Firefox.

Click on ‘Settings’ button from the main GUI screen and you will see the ‘Browser Settings’ dialog as shown below,

 

Refer to below sections for more details on each of the sections in Settings screen.

 

Settings – Customise Browser Profile Path

This is one of the unique benefits of Browser Password Recovery Pro. It helps you to specify the custom profile paths for each supported browser.

To set the custom profile path, click on Settings button in main GUI screen and you will see the Settings dialog as shown below,


 
Note that this feature is available only in Enterprise & higher Editions.

This is useful in cases when you have set the Profile path in Browser to non-default location or when you are using Portable version of Browser. This is also useful when you have copied browser profile folder from another computer for recovery process.
 
Here are simple steps to add/edit/remove Custom Profile Path (see examples below)

  • In the Settings screen, go to second section “Application Custom Paths”
  • Now to ADD Custom Path, select the browser from selection Box or double click on browser in the List
  • Next you can enter the path manually or click on browse button or simply drag & drop the folder
  • Finally click on “Update Path” to add the Path for this application
  • To EDIT Custom Path, select the application and it will display current path.
  • Here you can select new path by clicking on browse button or simply drag & drop the folder
  • To Remove Custom Path, select the application from combo box or double click in the List
  • Then set the “Profile Location” empty and click on “Update Path”. It will remove the existing Path.

Now you can go back to main GUI screen, click on ‘Recover Again’ button to recover the passwords from this new Custom Profile path.
 

Here are the example Custom Paths for all browsers

  • Apple Safari
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\Preferences
  • Brave Browser
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\Brave\
  • Chrome
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\
  • Chrome Canary Browser
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome SxS\User Data\Default\
  • Comodo Dragon
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\Comodo\Dragon\User Data\Default\
  • CoolNovo Browser
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\MapleStudio\ChromePlus\User Data\Default\
  • Firefox
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\<random name>.default\
  • Flock Browser
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\Flock\User Data\Default\
  • Opera Browser
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Roaming\Opera Software\Opera Stable\
  • Orbitum Browser
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\Orbitum\User Data\Default\
  • SeaMonkey Browser
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\SeaMonkey\Profiles\<random_name>.default\
  • Sleipnir Browser
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Roaming\Fenrir Inc\Sleipnir\setting\modules\ChromiumViewer\Default\
  • SRWare Iron Browser
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\Chromium\User Data\Default\
  • Tor Browser (portable location)
    C:\Users\<user_name>\Desktop\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Data\Browser\profile.default\
  • Torch Browser
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\Torch\User Data\Default\
  • UC Browser
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\UCBrowser\User Data_i18n\Default\
  • Vivaldi Browser
    C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\Vivaldi\User Data\Default\

 

Browser Password Report 


Browser Password Recovery Pro helps you to generate detailed report in both HTML, CSV & SQLite  format. Once passwords are recovered, simply click on Report button and then select the Type of Report (HTML or CSV or SQLite) from the ‘File Save Dialog’.

Here is the sample of HTML based Browser Password Report,

How to Use Command-line Version?


Browser Password Recovery Pro supports both GUI & command-line in the single executable file. Command-line version helps you to fully automate browser 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

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

 

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

Note that Command-line version is available only in Enterprise & highers Editions.

Automation of Browser Password Recovery


Browser Password Recovery Pro Command-line version can help you to completely automate your Browser Password Recovery operations daily or periodically. It can generate detailed report in CSV or HTML format which can be used for future auditing or backup purposes.

Here are simple steps to automate Browser 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 ‘Browser 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 Browser Password Recovery Pro Command-line Version section.

 

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

Advanced Feature – Removing Password from Browsers


This is one of the unique & useful feature of Browser Password Recovery Pro. It helps you to easily remove one or more stored password from selected Browsers with just click of button as shown below,

 

If you have accidentally stored password on any laptop then you can discover and remove it instantly. This way you can protect your important login passwords from being stolen by hackers, ransomware, virus, password stealers etc

Current version supports removal of password from all browsers except Safari.

This feature is available only in Enterprise & higher Editions

Contact XenArmor


Have any more queries or need any technical clarification? Just write to us at support@xenarmor.com and you will have response within 24 to 48 hours.

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