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Any way to recover/reset passwords?

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Are there any tools out there for Mac which enable me to get into a FM file to reset or retrieve existing passwords? I need to get into a FM solution from 5 years ago and nobody remembers the passwords. I found a couple freeware/shareware/etc. apps, but they're all for Windows (which isn't available at this time). Anything available for Mac?

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Prior to v7, FileMaker did not require a password or user id for full access.

When the files are converted to version higher than v6, i.e. v7, 8, 8.5, or 9, FileMaker Added a User ID of Admin.

Try opening the file with [color:blue]Admin, and with no [color:blue]Password.

HTH

Lee

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Do those password recovery programs actually work? If so, that sounds like a pretty serious security flaw.

If you can borrow a friends PC you could try them out. The Filemaker file should be transferable across platforms. (As long as your friend doesn't mind the risk of your installing some malware).

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They work, but what you describe would be a violation of FileMaker's license agreement.

Lee

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Also if one were to be used, it could destroy the file. I wouldnt recommend contuining using a file that this was performed on.

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Also if one were to be used, it could destroy the file. I wouldnt recommend contuining using a file that this was performed on.

Good advice. Very good advice.

Steven

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