Wi-Fi Password Dump : Free Command-line Tool to Recover Wireless Passwords
WiFi Password Dump

Version: 10.0

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WiFi Password Dump is the free command-line tool to quickly recover all the Wireless passwords stored on your system.

It automatically recovers all type of Wireless Keys/Passwords (WEP,WPA,WPA2,WPA3 etc) stored by Windows Wireless Configuration Manager.

  • WEP (8 to 32 chars)
  • WPA (8 chars)
  • WPA2 (8 to 64 chars)
  • WPA3 (16 to 24 chars)

It supports recovery of both wifi personal and enterprise passphrase key types.

For each recovered WiFi account, it displays following information

  • WiFi Name (SSID)
  • Security Settings (WEP,WPA,WPA2,WPA3,AES,TKIP)
  • Password Type
  • Password in Hex format
  • Password in clear text

By default it dumps all the recovered passwords to console. Now with version v2.0 onwards, you can also save the passwords to TEXT file. Being command-line tool makes it useful for penetration testers and forensic investigators.

For more advanced Wireless Password Recovery & Removal features,
Download WiFi Password Recovery Pro

Note: Wi-Fi Password Dump tool is not hacking or cracking tool as it can only help you to recover your lost Wi-Fi configuration password from your system.

WiFi Password Dump works on both 32-bit & 64-bit platforms starting from Windows Vista to new Windows 10 version.

WiFi Password Secrets
Depending on the platform, 'Wireless Configuration Manager' uses different techniques and storage locations to securely store the WiFi settings.

On Vista and higher systems all the wireless parameters including SSID, Authentication method & encrypted Password are stored at following file,

Here each wireless device is represented by its interface GUID {xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx} and all the wireless settings for this device are stored in XML file with random GUID name.
If you are interested to know how these Wi-Fi settings are stored and decoded then check out,
Exposing the WiFi Password Secrets
How to use?
WiFi Password Dump is very easy to use tool. It is command-line based tool, hence you have to launch it from the command prompt (cmd.exe) as Administrator.

Here is the simple usage information

WiFiPasswordDump.exe [-f <output_file_name>]
Examples of WiFi Password Dump
//Dump all the wireless passwords to console
//Dump all the wireless passwords to a file 'c:\passlist.txt'
WiFiPasswordDump.exe -f "c:\passlist.txt"
//Show this help screen
WiFiPasswordDump.exe -h

Note: Make sure you launch your command-prompt (cmd.exe) as Administrator

Screenshot 1: 'WiFiPasswordDump' showing all the recovered Wireless Passwords
WiFiPasswordDump in Action
Release History
Version 10.0:  9th Sep 2019
Major release to recover passwords of WPA3, new wifi security protocol. Also now it can work without installing service making it fully portable. Supports all platforms from Windows Vista to Windows 10.
Version 9.0:  16th Feb 2019
Mega 2019 edition with faster wireless password recovery. Also fixed false antivirus alerts.
Version 8.0:  2nd Oct 2018
Major release with wifi recovery on latest Windows updates
Version 7.0:  25th Oct 2017
Major release with the enhanced Wi-Fi Security settings details.
Version 6.0:  13th Jul 2017
Mega 2017 edition featuring improved wireless password recovery method
Version 5.0:  8th Dec 2016
Integrated new installer for easier installation & un-installation.
Version 4.5:  10th Feb 2016
New 2016 edition with enhanced features and speedy wi-fi password recovery operation
Version 4.0:  3rd Sep 2015
Mega release with support for recovering Wireless passwords on new Windows 10 version.
Version 3.0:  28th Jun 2015
New feature added to Installer to dynamically download latest version
Version 2.6:  14th Mar 2015
Minor updates to Installer. Also removed false positive with Antivirus solutions.
Version 2.5:  7th Jan 2015
Integrated Uninstaller into Add/Remove Programs, now you can uninstall it in a standard way.
Version 2.1:  10th Sep 2014
Removed false positive with various Antivirus solutions
Version 2.0:  4th Feb 2014
New feature to save the recovered Wi-Fi password list to TEXT file
Version 1.0:  8th Oct 2013
First public release of WiFi Password Dump.
FREE Download WiFi Password Dump v10.0

License  : Freeware
Platform : Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

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