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How to Unlock Excel Sheet With Lost Password

excel32342Sometimes when I have something unhappy, I would take to my friends’ place and ask for help. I have two good friends and they all good at computers. I asked them for help if I got some trouble. And recently I troubled in Excel password recovery issue. I am taking over in an office and was not left the password for a protected worksheet.  Is there a way to unlock the worksheet without the password? I lost my Excel password by accident and would like to find out the solutions. Is there any help to unlock Excel password for me? I will ask my friends.

After several minutes chat online, both of them gives me some advice from free way to paid way. I am concerned about all of them and prepare to looking for some useful and effective way for myself. I have to say, all of these three ways are very good but not every methods is my best choice. I have to think about them and think about them.

Method 1: Remember Your Password

As a Microsoft Excel user I have to set up password for my comuter but it can’t stop the possiblility of losing passwords. What I have to do firstly is trying to remember my passsword thoroughly. Do not forget my password in any condition. To forget password is so terible that I have experenced it with deep empression. In this method my friend advises me to write down the password in a little notebook and hide it in some personal place like my bedroom.

Method 2: The Repair Shop

When we lost way in the street we can ask the police for help. When we are hungry we can go to the restaurant and have a dinner. When we graduate from the university we can find a jod and make money for our life. When we are off duty we can go home and take a bath. Certainly when we lost Excel password we can take our computer to the repair shop. However, not everyone has the patience to do this.

Method 3: Excel Password Recovery

Usually we can make use of some Excel password recovery tools to help us unlock Excel password. This is the most efficaciously method  so far. And such softwares can  be found on the Internet market. Here I suggest SmartKey Excel Password Recovery 5.0 for an example.

Step 1: Download the setup file of Excel Password Recovery 5.0 and install it after you lost Excel password by accident.

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Step 2: Open the software, click “Open” to browse the full path of the excel into the program, select your file in the Open File window and click “Open”.

Step 3: On the Recovery tab, select “Brute-force Attack (Trying All Possible Combinations)”. Click “Start” in the Menu to initial the program.

Step 4: The program is recovering the password. Once the password is found, it’ll be displayed in the File Opening Password box. Click “Remove All Passwords from the File” to remove both the Password to Open and Password to Edit. Click “OK”. Use the password provided to open the Excel file and view the information. And until here you have finished the excel password unlock steps.

What’s more, other softwares like Password Recovery Bundle, Windows Password Recovery, Office Password Recovery 5.0 and Word Password Recovery can be found in the smartkey website, you can use it if you need.