If the file is password protected, then it is also encrypted. That means you canât get access to the data without the password to decrypt it.
If the file is decrypted correctly, then it will return the same data it would if the password was left alone. In fact, that's exactly how a password encrypted file works. And just in case you were wondering. So, does it work like that for a password decryption/encryption? It does, but it is quite complex. Let's break it down. There are two types of encryption files: Private Key Public Key Private Key A Private Key is a file that is not encrypted and is meant mostly for a specific use. The Private Key of the File is encrypted and stored somewhere else. It is also protected by a password and must be able to decrypt the file. The Private Key can be found in a file called the Password. A Public Key is a file that is encrypted and stored on your computer. You can unlock and decrypt it at any point in time. As you have seen, the Private Key.