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Old 12-22-2005, 08:56 AM   #1
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code retrieval


5 years ago I bought a software cd that has extra encrypted packages on it. I bought one of the de-encryption codes to install a packagage back then and have since changed computers. Now the code I entered is gone. So I called the company but they have now gone out of business (Bible Companion).

The de-encryption code for each package is based on a given 16 digit hexadecimal code (fe35 3b6f b7c2 eb5b) and then converted to an unlocking code that is 12 digits.

It seems the only thing I can do to retrieve the wanted 12 digit code is to crack it-is there Linux software for this purpose?

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Old 12-22-2005, 09:57 AM   #2
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In order to advise you on this, we'd need to know the type of encryption system being used. Most likely, you could have a program try all possible 12 character values, but in any case, this will take a LONG time.
 
Old 12-22-2005, 12:46 PM   #3
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I'm not sure what kind of encryption algorithym was used. The about screen for the unlocking program has this with some old links that don't work anymore:

BCS Information Unlocking Systems 1.0 developed by Smart Solutions Group, Inc. 1999
 
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If it's a proprietary system, it's highly unlikely there will be any tool out there able to recover the key for you.
 
  


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