excel 2002 passwords

  kilted_jockey 20:09 05 May 03
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I protected a file in excel with a password which I have now forgot. Is there any way I can open the worksheet for editing?

there are some password recovery utilities that might help try going to majorgeeks.com andlook in the covert ops section. sorry i dont know any off the top of my head.

  ThisNameIsMine 20:25 05 May 03

Hint: Dont put passwords on files if you are likely to forget it! (I kno! I am stating the obvious, sorry!)

  VoG™ 21:20 05 May 03

As this is very easy to find on the net I am "content" to give you the link click here

You may be interested to know that even amongst Excel experts there is some debate about just how this works but it does.

  VoG™ 21:39 05 May 03

If the whole workbook is protected click here

  Nosmas 21:43 05 May 03

says he has protected a 'file' which to me means the entire workbook. If that is so then I imagine the PasswordBreaker code given in the link will not be the solution. That code seems to be for individual password protected worksheets.

  Nosmas 21:44 05 May 03

Sorry VoG your post arrived whilst I was composing mine!

  VoG™ 21:47 05 May 03

No probs - you are quite correct.

  kilted_jockey 22:04 05 May 03

thanks a lot guys dare say I'll find something in these links, and won't apply a password again!!!!!!

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