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Is it possible to recover the password for an email account in Outlook 2010? I need to re-install Outlook, and I don't know the password of the mailbox.

Alternatively, is it possible to just move the .pst file? Is the username and password stored within that file?

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You can install a network sniffing tool like Wireshark on your machine. Next, start a trace and have Outlook check your e-mail. Finally, closely examine the generated traces. Somewhere in there is your password that is being sent as plain text.

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Hah that did the trick. Thansk! – Filip Ekberg May 5 '11 at 18:09

protected by slhck Aug 24 '13 at 16:14

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