RemotePocketAsterisk is a small utility that reveals that passwords stored
behind the asterisks ('***') in standard password text-boxes of Pocket PC.
This utility doesn't install anything on the Pocket PC device, but instead it simply
grab the asterisk passwords though the ActiveSync connection.
- Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista with Microsoft ActiveSync Software.
- Pocket PC device - connected to the ActiveSync Software.
RemotePocketAsterisk doesn't require any installation process or additional DLL files.
In order to use it, follow the instructions below:
- In your Pocket PC device, open the application that contains the asterisk password you want to recover.
In our example, it's a POP3 account of the 'Messaging' program:
- Connect the Pocket PC device to your desktop computer.
- Run the executable file of RemotePocketAsterisk (RemotePocketAsterisk.exe).
Wait a few seconds. If everything works fine, you should see the password in the main window of RemotePocketAsterisk:
This utility is released as freeware.
You are allowed to freely distribute this utility via floppy disk, CD-ROM,
Internet, or in any other way, as long as you don't charge anything for this.
If you distribute this utility, you must include all files in
the distribution package, without any modification !
The software is provided "AS IS" without any warranty, either expressed or implied,
including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness
for a particular purpose. The author will not be liable for any special, incidental,
consequential or indirect damages due to loss of data or any other reason.
If you have any problem, suggestion, comment, or you found a bug in my utility,
you can send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org
RemotePocketAsterisk is also available in other languages. In order to change the language of
RemotePocketAsterisk, download the appropriate language zip file, extract the 'RemotePocketAsterisk_lng.ini',
and put it in the same folder that you Installed RemotePocketAsterisk utility.