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Notes Password Recovery

The Notes Password Recovery utility allows you to recover a forgotten password from a Lotus Notes ID file.
You have a choice of using either:

  • Dictionary Search Method - which attempts words contained in a dictionary file (also called a word list)
  • Brute Force Search Method - which attempts every combination of letters and characters that you choose.
  • Guess Password Method - which allows you to enter what you think the password could be.

NEW Notes Password Recovery now supports Lotus Notes clients 5 until 8.5 FP1 all from one install package.

Depending upon the version of Lotus Notes client used, it can perform around 85,000 password combinations per minute on an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0Ghz CPU using the Brute Force search.

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Compatibility:

R8.5 FP1, R8, R7, R6.5, R6, R5
Read how to get Notes Password Recovery working with older Lotus Notes clients

Notes Password Recovery

Features:


General:
  • For Lotus Notes clients version 7 and above (R7 to R8.5 FP1) it can perform around 70,000 password combinations per minute on an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0Ghz CPU using the Dictionary search or around 85,000 password combinations per minute when using the Brute Force search.
  • For Lotus Notes clients version 5 & 6 (R5 to R6) it can perform around 4,300 password combinations per minute on an Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0Ghz CPU.
  • This program is suitable for normal user ID files as well as certifiers.
  • Option to actively stop other Lotus Notes processes on application start up.

Dictionary Search Method:

  • The dictionary search method attempts words contained in a dictionary or word list.
  • Option to try variations to passwords like:
    • Using alternate characters (leet speak) in words.
    • Capitalising the first character of words.
    • Append incrementally numbered suffix.
    • Use variations of the Lotus Notes account name as potential passwords.
  • Two dictionaries are supplied:
    1. A concise dictionary (dictionary-concise.txt) of popular passwords, first names, countries, etc. containing over 36,000 words.
    2. An unabridged dictionary (dictionary-unabridged.txt) containing over 341,000 words.
  • Ability to use another dictionary file of your choice.

Brute Force Search Method:

  • The brute force search method attempts every combination of letters and characters that you choose.
  • Choice of using lower case, upper case, numbers, and special characters.
  • Provision for a prefix and/or suffix.
  • Allows you specify a starting pattern.
  • Maximum password size of 40 characters.

Guess Password Method:

Allows you to enter what you think the password could be. The password entered will automatically be tested for the following variations:

  • Using alternate characters (leet speak) in words.
  • Capitalising the first character of words.
  • Append incrementally numbered suffix.
  • Use variations of the Lotus Notes account name as potential passwords.

Software Requirements:


Operating System: Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP1+
CPU:

A fast CPU is desirable in order to recover passwords faster.
Due to the limitations imposed by the security features of the Lotus Notes client,
this application is not multi-threaded and will only run on one logical processor.

Memory: 1GB minimum although dependent upon operating system requirements.
Disk Space: 15MB free disk space.
Software:

Lotus Notes client must already be installed locally and configured.
Releases supported for Notes Password Recovery is R5 to R8.5 FP1 (32-bit only)
(No support for R8.5.1 or above)
Read how to get Notes Password Recovery working with older Lotus Notes clients


Installation:

  1. Run the installer.
  2. Accept the licence agreement.
  3. Install the program in either the default path or in a new directory of your choice.

On Windows 7 and Windows Vista, if you have User Account Control (UAC) active and you are not an administrator of the PC then you will be prompted to enter the administrator password to begin the installation.

Limitations:

  • Lotus Notes clients supported for Notes Password Recovery is R5 to R8.5 FP1 (32-bit only)
    There is no support for Lotus Notes clients version 8.5.1 or above due to security restrictions placed on these releases.
    Read how to get Notes Password Recovery working with older Lotus Notes clients
  • Due to the limitations imposed by the security features of the Lotus Notes client, this application is not multi-threaded and thus will only run on one logical processor.
  • This software cannot recover Lotus Notes passwords where smartcards are employed.
  • Domino Web passwords or iNotes passwords cannot be recovered.
  • Access to a Domino system where Password Checking Security Setting is enabled on the Domino server.
  • This software does not decrypt encrypted Lotus Notes databases.
  • This software does not access Lotus Notes databases.

Limitations of the Unregistered Version:

  • Unregistered copies of Notes Password Recovery will display only four characters of the password found followed by asterisks.
  • The trial period is 15 days only after which the software cannot be used again unless it is registered.

Disclaimer:

Use of this software is strictly limited to those people who have genuinely forgotten the password for a vital ID file. This software is not to be used for any form of illegal activity. The author is not liable in any way for its misuse.

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