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, 23 Feb 2004
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This program wil reveal Outlook Passwords, Deleted Outlook Account passwords, IE:Password-Protected sites passwords, MSN Explorer Signup passwords, IE AutoComplete Passwords, IE Auto Complete Fields , and in 9x it will show the cached dialup passwords

Introduction

Passwords are stored using Protected Storage in Windows 2k and XP. This program will reveal :-

  1. Outlook Passwords
  2. Deleted Outlook Account passwords
  3. IE : Password-Protected sites passwords
  4. MSN Explorer Signup passwords
  5. IE AutoComplete Passwords
  6. IE Auto Complete Fields in 9x it will show the cached dialup passwords

Background

There is a tool called Protected storage Explorer at CodeProject itself but it does not have source code. I tried to do what this program does by looking at that tool without any source code - lol - and that tool helped me to do this program.

Using the code

This Program first enumerates the outlook accounts from registry located at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\Internet Account Manager\\Accounts first and then storing it in a structure.

SMTP Password2 - this string value contains the corresponding ItemName of protected storage data password of that account, then it continues enumerating the protected storage; loads the pstorec.dll and gets the address of function "PStoreCreateInstance". Then it calls PStoreCreateInstance to get an instance of IPStore, then it will enumerate the protected storage passwords. It will also enumerate cashed passwords in Win 9x.

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Comments and Discussions

 
QuestionNot working on IE7? PinmemberYuri Pereira29-Oct-07 9:00 
Questiondont get password Pinmemberpinkubabu21-Apr-07 9:07 
Generalnot working Pinmemberste82728-Feb-07 17:07 
Questionimporting pstorage entries fm remote computer PinmemberMember #369393222-Feb-07 5:14 
QuestionDoes the compilation fail? PinmemberK_R7-Jan-07 16:55 
Generalslove error problm Pinmembercaistudy20-Sep-06 21:32 
GeneralThis code is the most dirty that i ve ever seen! PinmemberHellMind15-Jan-06 7:34 
GeneralFix PinmemberHellMind15-Jan-06 6:32 
GeneralRe: Fix PinmemberHellMind15-Jan-06 6:33 
GeneralRe: Fix PinmemberHellMind15-Jan-06 6:34 
Generalunicode show as '??'. Pinmemberz.coolstar1418-Dec-05 15:02 
GeneralNice but... PinmemberY_R3-Sep-05 0:54 
GeneralWonderful job.....Well done PinmemberNagareshwar5-Jul-05 10:09 
GeneralOulook Interface Pinsussmkharwadkar@yahoo.co.in21-Jun-05 22:50 
How can i use IOlkAccount interface to get current user in the outlook.
If possible give me sample code
 
hi
GeneralUnhandled COM exception Pinmembercodeproject4sba17-May-05 4:20 
Generalcompiled code detected as trojan Pinmemberantifumo1-Dec-04 20:35 
QuestionWhat About ... Pinmemberqcha0s28-Feb-04 7:40 
AnswerRe: What About ... PinmemberY_R22-Sep-05 2:45 
GeneralRe: What About ... PinmemberJeroen-bart Engelen22-Sep-05 23:04 
GeneralRe: What About ... PinmemberY_R24-Sep-05 0:31 
GeneralRe: What About ... PinmemberJeroen-bart Engelen24-Sep-05 2:52 
GeneralRe: What About ... PinmemberY_R26-Sep-05 12:25 
GeneralRe: What About ... PinmemberJeroen-bart Engelen27-Sep-05 3:57 
GeneralCompiled demo doesn't work PinmemberRaulBove25-Feb-04 4:24 
GeneralRe: Compiled demo doesn't work Pinmemberccache3-Sep-04 8:34 

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