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Frequently Asked Questions


What are the system requirements for AnyPassword?
The program works under MS Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/7/8/10/11 (32 or 64 bit). Please read the compatibility note regarding Windows Vista/7/8.

What are the system requirements for Pocket AnyPassword?
The program works on any devices (PDAs, smartphones, etc.) based on MS Pocket PC/Windows Mobile (all versions).

Is it possible to install the program on a USB flash drive?
You can install AnyPassword Pro on any removable device (flash drive, HDD, U3 device, floppy disk, etc.). It will keep all your settings and data on the device too. You should first install the program on your hard drive, then run it and select "Tools > Install to Removable Device".

How can I upgrade to a new version of the program?
Just download the new version and install it on top of the old one. Your data and settings will be preserved.


How do I register the product?
To register the program you should open the key file (AnyPasswordPro.key) in Explorer then confirm adding information to the registry. You can get your key file by two ways:
1) save the file attached to the message you received after purchasing a license or
2) download it using the specified link (expires in a few days).

I am having a problem opening the key file. What should I do now?
You should open it with the Registry Editor (the default program). If it does not open automatically, do the following:
1) rightclick the key file;
2) select "Open With...";
3) select "Registry Editor".
If you can not find "Registry Editor" in the list, click "Browse" and select "regedit.exe" in the Windows folder.


How to backup program data or transfer it to another computer?
Your data is stored in the file(s) with an .apw extension. These files should be backed up or moved to another computer.

I can no longer remember the file password. Is there any way to get access to my data file?
It is not possible (using reasonable resources) to open your data file without the correct password since the file is encrypted using the password.

If your question is not answered here, please feel free to contact us.


See also
Password Tips - some recommendations for using passwords


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