How to recover Core FTP passwords
This guide tells you how to reveal your FTP server passwords
saved in CoreFTP client.
We guarantee Core FTP passwords recovery provided they are saved in CoreFTP. You can check whether your FTP is saved by opening CoreFTP and trying to login without entering your password (username and password should already be filled in).
To find Core FTP passwords, download and install our FTP retrieval tool called Advanced FTP Password Recovery. This tool will intercept (sniff) your Core FTP password and will show it in a user-friendly interface.
While running the installation wizard click the Next button all the way through until the last screen. On the last screen make the checkbox called Run Advanced FTP Password Recovery is ticked and click Finish:
Once you clicked on the Finish button the recovery screen will appear:
Without closing this recovery screen, launch Core FTP. Your next step depends on whether you use Quick Connect feature to connect to your FTP server or if you use the Site Manager instead. Click here to skip to the Site Manager method.
If you use Quick Connect
Open File from the top menu in the CoreFTP and select Quick Connect.
In the Quick Connect window select the server for which you need to retrieve FTP password. Note the Hostname/IP/URL address that came up on a piece of paper or in a text file on your computer together with the Port number:
Now change the Hostname to localhost and the Port number to 21* if it's not 21 already and click the Connect button:
The Advanced FTP Password Recovery button should flash up in the lower taskbar:
Click on this button to bring up the recovery screen:
You will see your saved Core FTP password along with the username captured and shown on the FTP Recovery screen. You can now go back to the Quick Connect window to change the Hostname and Port back to the original values that you have written down:
Don't forget to click Connect to save the original Hostname and Port number!
Open Sites from the top menu of the Core FTP and select the Site Manager option:
In the Site Manager window select the FTP server for which you need to see the passwort. Note the Host/IP/URL and Port number on a piece of paper or in a text file saved on your computer:
Change Host/IP/URL to localhost and Port to 21* if it's not 21 already and click Connect:
Advanced FTP Password Recovery button will blink in the taskbar at the bottom of your screen:
Click on this button to bring up the FTP password capturing screen:
You will see your restored Core FTP password together with the login captured and shown on the screen.
Don't forget to go back to the Site Manager, change your Host and Port settings to the original that you have written down and click on Connect to save the original settings:
* Note: before changing the port number in CoreFTP, note the port number that was stated in the Advanced FTP Password Recovery when you launched it in the message "Opening the FTP port (xx)...Ok!". xx is the port number that you should be using together with the localhost address.
Beware of the tools that claim to decrypt, decode, crack, rip, steal or hack Core FTP passwords. These are usually fake and can potentially contain harmful viruses.
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