Originally Posted by whitehat7
3 years ago i encrypted a important file with "cryptext" software which turned my file to extension ( .$#!) and mistakenly i again encrypted it with winzip encryption .
luckly i remember the winzip pwd but i forgot the cryptext password i am trying since 2 years to decrypt it will tools and softwares but i am unable to decrypt it .
i need urgent help as the file is very important for me .
"Cryptext is a public domain Windows shell extension that performs strong file..."
Cryptext is a public domain Windows shell extension that performs strong file encryption and runs on Windows 95, 98, ME, NT4, and 2000. It is available in English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Hungarian, Danish, and Finnish language versions. You just right-click on any file system object to encrypt or decrypt it. It uses a Combination of SHA-1 and RC4 to Encrypt Files using a 160-bit key, and generates a salt value for each file to ensure that no two files are encrypted with the same keystream.The Direct Link from this site links to the English version of Cryptext. To obtain any of the other language versions, go to the Cryptext web site at and download the version you require. you can free download Cryptext 3.31 now.
The only thing that can be done is Cracking (Trial and error)
You can use brute-forcing , Dictionary Attacks