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.PSW File Extension

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File Type 1Password Depot 3-5 File

DeveloperAceBIT
Popularity
3.7 (12 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryData Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

File created by Password Depot versions 3-5; saves personal logins, passwords, credit cards, and other sensitive information; incorporates encryption using a master password so that the information can only be viewed and modified with the password.

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Password Depot 6 introduced the new .PSW6 format, but can still load older PSW files.

Program(s) that open .PSW files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
AceBIT Password Depot
Updated 10/23/2012

File Type 2Windows Password Reset Disk File

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.4 (5 Votes) Thanks for voting!
Rare Uncommon Average Common Very Common
CategoryMisc Files
FormatN/A

Unknown

File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.

Definition

Password backup file created with Windows' Forgotten Password Wizard; saved on a USB drive, floppy disk, or other media and can be used to reset a password for a Windows user; often uses the filename userkey.psw.

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The password reset disk can be used when the Windows login screen appears. Just press Enter or click the right arrow button next to the "Type your password" box. Then select "use your password reset disk." Then insert the password reset disk to reset the user's password.

Program(s) that open .PSW files
Updated 12/23/2011

File Type 3Pocket Word Document

DeveloperMicrosoft
Popularity
3.2 (10 Votes) Thanks for voting!
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CategoryText Files
FormatBinary

Binary

This file is saved in a binary format, which requires a specific program to read its contents.

Definition

Text document created by Pocket Word, a portable word processor developed for Windows Mobile Pocket PC devices; contains document text, formatting, images, and other document data; can be exported to a standard Word .DOC format.

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Pocket Word was developed as a portable version of Microsoft Word.

Program(s) that open .PSW files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Microsoft Word 2013
SoftMaker Office
Apache OpenOffice
LibreOffice
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Planamesa NeoOffice
Apache OpenOffice
LibreOffice
Linux LogoLinux
Apache OpenOffice
LibreOffice
Updated 3/18/2014