password recovery-saved on pidgin

Brian Morrison bdm at
Thu May 6 12:50:32 EDT 2010

On Thu, 6 May 2010 12:27:10 -0400
kyle brown <kyleb36019 at> wrote:

> So I'm an idiot and don't remember my password, yet it's saved in
> pidgin on my computer. I read somewhere that these passwords are
> saved in the open in the program files. I couldn't seem to find it.
> I'm running windows 7, any help? Thanks.

It will be in your user directory under .purple, I'm not sure where
that is exactly on W7 though. The actual file you need is accounts.xml.


Brian Morrison

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