.psw

File Type 1 Pocket Word Document IconPocket Word Document
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Open manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Text document created with Pocket Word, a portable version of Microsoft Word developed for Windows Mobile Pocket PC devices; includes most word processor functions, such as text formatting, page layout, etc; can open and save documents in standard Word (.doc) format as well.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft Word for Windows

IconSoftMaker Office

IconApache OpenOffice

macOS

IconPlanamesa NeoOffice

IconApache OpenOffice

IconLibreOffice

Unix

IconApache OpenOffice

IconLibreOffice

Updated June 18, 2007
File Type 2 Generic IconWindows Password Reset Disk File
File Format Proprietary (Microsoft)
Usage Referenced by an application; not meant to be opened manually
Rank ★ ★ ☆  Average
Description

Password backup file created with Windows' Forgotten Password Wizard; saved on a USB drive, floppy disk, or other media and can be used to reset a password for a Windows user; often uses the filename userkey.psw.

The password reset disk can be used when the Windows login screen appears. Just press Enter or click the right arrow button next to the "Type your password" box. Then select "use your password reset disk." Then insert the password reset disk to reset the user's password.

Open With
Windows

IconMicrosoft Password Reset Wizard

Updated 2007
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