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How do I decrypt a password protected Excel file?

How do I decrypt a password protected Excel file?

Open the encrypted Microsoft Excel workbook and type the correct password.

  1. Go to “File” from the top left corner of the menu, click on “Info” and then click on “Protect Workbook” option from the “Permissions” option.
  2. Now remove the password and press “OK”.
  3. Save the file.

How do I unencrypt an Excel file without the password?

Re: How to unprotect the excel sheet if forgot the password

  1. Open your Excel document and switch to the password-protected sheet.
  2. Press Alt + F11 to open the Visual Basic Editor.
  3. Right-click the workbook name on the left pane (Project-VBAProject pane) and select Insert > Module from the context menu.

How to decrypt protected Excel file without password?

Decrypt Protected Excel Without a Password by VBA Code Step 1. Open a new Excel file, and press Alt + F11 to open the VBA window. Step 2. Click on Insert, select “Module”. Step 3. On the General window enter the VBA code. Step 4.

How to remove a password from an Excel file?

Remove Excel Password Step 1. Create a new folder and drag password-protected excel into the folder, open Folder Option. Step 2. Got to the View tab, scroll down to uncheck “Hide extensions for known file types” and click “Apply”. Step 3. Now change the Excel extension from .xlsx to .zip.

How to remove encryption from Excel-excelchat?

Protect Workbook button in File, Info The Encrypt Document dialog box will appear. Figure 15. Encrypt Document preview pane Step 3. Delete the contents of the Password text box and click OK. Figure 16. Deleting the entry in Password textbox Finally, we have removed the password from the file.

How can I recover an encrypted Excel file?

Preview and recover. You can double click on a file to preview its integrity. Finally, select the desired files and click “Recover”. If the restored Excel is encrypted, use your password to unlock it. If you forgot the password, follow Part 2 with provided methods to decrypt it. Part 2. Decrypt Excel File Without Password