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Pwdspy ZIP Password Recovery FAQ:

Q1: What is Pwdspy ZIP Password Recovery?
Q2: What's the difference between the trial version and the registered version of this zip password recovery?
Q3: What is the system requirements of this ZIP Password Recovery?
Q4: What versions of ZIP does it support?
Q5: What are the differences between Brute-force Attack, Mask Attack, Dictionary Attack and Smart Attack?
Q6: What’s "Range Set"?
Q7: What is "Smart Mutations"?
Q8: What is the "Program Priority"?
Q9: What if I stop recovering the password?
Q1: What is Pwdspy ZIP Password Recovery?
A: Pwdspy ZIP Password Recovery is an easy and fast zip password software, which can help you recover lost or forgotten password from ZIP/WinZIP/7ZIP/PKZip password archives created by ZIP software.
Q2: What's the difference between the trial version and the registered version of this zip password recovery?
A: There is no functional difference between the trial version and the full version. The only limitation of trial version: only view 3 or less characters of password.
As our registered users it will no limitation, you will be entitled to get the free upgrade within a certain version and receive the full technical support from us. Also, we provide special disounts for our customers.
Q3: What is the system requirements of this ZIP Password Recovery?
A: If you want to run this zip password recovery on your PC, here are the minimum requirements:
OS: Windows 8/7/Vista/XP/2008(R2)/2003(R2)/2000/NT
Processor: 1GHz Intel/AMD processor or above
RAM: 256MB RAM (512MB or above recommended)
Free Hard Disk: 10 MB of free space
Q4: What versions of ZIP does it support?
A: This zip password recovery support all versions of WinZIP, ZIP and other archives software.
Q5: What are the differences between Brute-force Attack, Mask Attack, Dictionary Attack and Smart Attack?
A: There are four attack types in ZIP Password Recovery for you to recover your lost zip password. They are Brute-force Attack, Mask Attack, Dictionary Attack and Smart Attack.
Brute-force Attack: This Attack will try all possible characters combinations in the specified Range.
Mask Attack: This Attack is useful when you remeber a part of Password.
Dictionary Attack: This Attack verifies the words stored in the specified Dictionary File.
Smart Attack: This Attack is the automatic attack. It will try all possible characters combinations include all priteable characters.
Q6: What’s "Range Set"?
A: It is only available to Brute-force Attack and Brute-force Mask Attack; which instructs the zip password recovery what characters have been used in the password and restrict the search area.
All caps latin(A-Z), All small latin(a-z), All digits(0-9): Defined by the Predefined Passwords Ranges. If the password contains these, check it.
User-define: You can define your own Character Set for the Brute-Force Attack or Brute-force Mask Attack. Check 'User-define' and enter the Character with your own.
Prefix: If you remember the beginning of the password characters check it and enter the Character.
Suffix: If you remember the end of the password characters check it and enter the Character.
Q7: What is "Smart Mutations"?
A: Smart Mutations allows you to try combinations among passwords in the dictionary. If you want more character combinations, check "Smart Mutations" and choose a number for "Mutation Count". For example, if you select the dictionary file contains three words(12,34,ab), then you choose 2 for "Mutation Count" in order to let the program mutate with these three sets, like 12, 34, ab, 1212, 1234, 12ab, 3412, 3434, 34ab, ab12, ab34, abab etc. Select a number in the "Max Password Length" for the possible maximum length of your password.
Q8: What is the "Program Priority"?
A: Changing Program Priority allows you to control the allocation of processing resources on your computer. By default, all processes are at normal priority.
Idle priority means that ZIP Password Recovery will not interrupt other programs, so attacks will not decrease the performance of other running applications.
High priority means that ZIP Password Recovery will use all available system resources. The performance of other applications will degrade but ZIP Password Recovery will work as fast as possible.
Q9: What if I stop recovering the password?
A: This zip password recovery will save the recovery process automatically. And it will run again following last time process even if it suddenly suspended.

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