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Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2012 16:13:13 +0400
From: "Elijah [W&P]" <>
Subject: Re: [john-users] Cracking Word files?

Is there such a need to store path to a .doc file in a file with a task for
john? We are not storing the full filename where the hash comes from for
other formats so why to make such an exclusion which brings
such inconsistency issues?

On 9 July 2012 15:53, Rich Rumble <> wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 1:11 AM, Dhiru Kholia <>
> wrote:
> > On Sun, Jul 8, 2012 at 11:49 PM, Rich Rumble <>
> wrote:
> >> office2john.exe c:\path\to\office_file.doc >output.txt
> >> That should echo a sting like this into a file called output.txt.
> >
> > On Windows, instead of doing "office2john.exe
> > c:\path\to\office_file.doc >output.txt" *do* "office2john.exe
> > office_file.doc >output.txt". The former command causes colon (":") to
> > be introduced in output.txt, which will result in john not loading the
> Seems like the logic should count colon's or separators from right to
> left as opposed to left to right, is that an easy and or proper
> solution? That or we probably have to make warnings or documentation
> about such issues. Perhaps other *2john programs need to read R to L
> as well...
> -rich

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