.pwl file extension
- Windows password list file.
Used to store passwords on Windows 9x. These are stored in the Windows folder, and the first part of the filename typically reflects the name of the user. On such systems deleting the .pwl files would have the effect of clearing passwords.
For more information see:
- http://lastbit.com/vitas/pwl.asp - Further information on .pwl files with a bias towards password recovery.
- www.thenetworkadministrator.com/hack/WindowsPasswords.htm - Information about naming of .pwl files.
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