84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Network Password Recovery Wizard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #41,567
United States Rank #44,495
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.57 days
724.73 days >
Average installed length: 380.79 days

Network Password Recovery Wizard

What is Network Password Recovery Wizard?  (from Passcape)

Windows network passwords recovery utility. NPRW can recover the following types of passwords: dialup (RAS), vpn, direct pc, LAN and Internet Explorer passwords for protected Web sites, .NET Passport accounts, other passwords stored by Windows Credential Manager, domain cached credentials, passwords for wireless networ...  Read more


Network Password Recovery Wizard is a program developed by Passcape. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 3.98 MB (4,169,957 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 36% of users of Network Password Recovery Wizard come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.passcape.com/network_password_recovery
Installation folder: C:\tools\programs\passcape\nprw
Uninstaller: C:\Tools\Programs\Passcape\NPRW\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Network Password Recovery Wizard

  • nprw.exe - Network Password Recovery Wizard
  • ast.dll - Asterisk Hook Library
  • ast64.dll
  • loader.dll - Passcape Loader
  • loader64.dll
  • loader.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • ast.exe
  • loader64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • loader.exe runs as a service named 'WIFIPR Passcape Loader Service' (WifiprPasscapeLoader).
  • loader64.exe runs as a service named 'Passcape 64-bit Loader Service' (PasscapeLoader64).

How do I remove Network Password Recovery Wizard?

You can uninstall Network Password Recovery Wizard from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Network Password Recovery Wizard, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Network Password Recovery Wizard.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.22%
Windows 10 13.33%
Windows Vista 13.33%
Windows XP 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.44%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.00%
  United Kingdom 8.00%
  Iran 8.00%
  Australia 6.00%
  Canada 4.00%
  DZ 4.00%
  Netherlands 4.00%
  United Arab Emirates 2.00%
  Belgium 2.00%
  BY 2.00%
  Germany 2.00%
  France 2.00%
  Greece 2.00%
  India 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Acer 10.00%
Sony 7.50%
Medion 7.50%
Compaq 5.00%
Gateway 5.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
American Megatrends 5.00%
ASUS 5.00%
Samsung 2.50%
Common models
HP Compaq dc7600 Converti... 5.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 2.78%
TOSHIBA Portege A600 2.78%
HP EliteBook 6930p 2.78%
Sony VPCEH2K1E 2.78%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.