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.PSW File Extension

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File TypePassword Depot 3-5 File
DeveloperAceBIT
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CategoryData Files
File Format Description

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.

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

Program(s) that open .PSW files
Updated 10/23/2012

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File TypeWindows Password Reset Disk File
DeveloperMicrosoft
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CategoryMisc Files
File Format Description

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.

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

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File TypePocket Word Document
DeveloperMicrosoft
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CategoryText Files
File Format Description

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.

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

Program(s) that open .PSW files
Updated 3/18/2014