How to see saved passwords in Opera

 

All Internet users know that some of the sites to log on to them require authorization. To facilitate this process, many browsers offer users to save the password function. The Opera browser also has this handy feature. In this case, if necessary, the user can Opera password recovery by looking in your browser settings. Those users who do not want for whatever reason to look for the password directly in the Opera settings, it is recommended to use special software, for example Manyprog Opera Password Recovery.

How to see saved passwords in Opera

This program is designed to search for passwords stored in Opera browser. The advantage of this tool is that it is sufficient only once installed on your computer or laptop and not worry about how to search for passwords in your browser settings. To find a forgotten password, you just need to run the program and click on the "Start" button. Almost immediately, the program will display a list of saved logins, passwords and addresses of sites that require the input of these data.

The Opera browser is all stored passwords, writes to a file, which is called wand.dat. The path to the file depends on the operating system installed on the PC. For example, for Windows 7, the path will be a - *: \ Users \% username% \ AppData \ Roaming \ Opera \ Opera \. Few people think about the fact that this file can be opened using a standard notebook and see where all your saved passwords, and to do so not only can the owner of the PC, but also any person who gains access to this file.

To prevent theft of stored passwords, the Opera browser is free to set the protection on wand.dat file. This protection is done by setting a master password. Using it, you can encrypt a file wand.dat so that the contents of this file will not be able to see, without knowing the password. To set the master password, you must go to your browser options, select the tab "Advanced", where to find the "Security" section and click "Set Password." Once the master password is set, wand.dat file can not be read, even if it gets to the attackers.

 

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