Do you know how to Retrieve WinSCP Stored Passwords?

By | April 8, 2017 | 67 views | Category: Uncategorized Tags: ,

Here is a utility WINSCPPWD, a simple command line tool to recover WinSCP stored passwords. Here in this article I will explain how to use this WINSCPPWD utility.

Step 1:

By default all WinSCP connections are stored as part of Windows Registry, this should be changed to store connections details in a .INI file by navigating to Tools –> Preference –> Storage and select INI file radio button under ‘Configuration Storage‘.

This configuration change will store connections in a .INI file in below path

“C:\Users\\AppData\Roaming\WinSCP.ini”

Step 2:

Now download WINSCPPWD utility and navigate to the folder where this utility .exe file is saved through command prompt as shown in below screen shot

Step 3:

Now use the utility by executing below command

winscppwd “C:\Users\shthallam\AppData\Roaming\WinSCP.ini”

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