The first time you open an encrypted log, the hint (if present) isn't show. This is by design.
To see the hint you first need to enter a wrong
After that you will get a message that the decryption failed and the password dialog will then reappear, this time with the hint visible:
Note that the hint is stored in plain unicode text inside the logfile. Thus if you would open up the logfile in a hexeditor
(or with Notepad* for that matter), you will also be able to see the hint. This is one way to verify that there is a hint present or not without using MsgPlus!:
* Though make absolutely sure you do not change anything in the file and that you do not (re)save the file or it will become corrupted!
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