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How do I open a windows 7 WORDpassword protected document? I know the password but not the procedure to open it.

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    Peter Fielding Mar 30, 2015

    thanks Harrie I was trying to open it in wordpad instead of Microsoft Word

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Make sure the right Word versinon is installed on your computer. Then open it as any other word document in word. It then will ask for the password.

Posted on Mar 30, 2015

  • Harrie Mar 30, 2015

    versinon should be version.

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How do I open a password protected document, I know the password but not the procedure?


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Mar 29, 2015 | The Computers & Internet

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Remove Account Password & Turn Off Password Protection in Windows 7

One of the great features of Windows 7 is User account password protection. At last articles we learn how to create a Windows 7 logon password and how to change login password in Windows 7. However, there are times when removing a password from an account make sense. Learn how to turn off Windows 7 password protection.

Everyone can have his/her own account in win7. This avoids the obvious annoyances and security risks associated with sharing a desktop and having everyone's files available to all other users of the computer.
However, there are times when turning off password protection on a Windows 7 account makes sense. For example, if you are the only user of your computer, it may not make sense to have to type in a password every time you turn on your computer. Another case is that you are a forgetful person and you often forgot your Windows 7 User Password, you don't want to reset lost password each time you can't remember it.

Another reason you may want to remove account password protection is if you need multiple people to share the same account. Finally, if you want to set up a public account, you need to make sure people have access by not password protecting the account. Whatever your reasons, Windows 7 makes it easy to turn off password protection for an account.

Turn off Windows 7 Password ProtectionTo turn off password protection for Windows 7 account, make sure you are set up as an administrator on your computer. Then, begin by clicking on Start and then open up the Control Panel.start-control-panel-windows7.jpgIn the Windows 7 Control Panel, click the User Accounts and Family Safety option.

Under the User Accounts section, click on Change Your Windows Password.

In the Make Changes to Your User Account window, click on Remove Your Password.

Here, Windows 7 asks you to confirm your choice to remove your password by typing in your current password. This step is critical because it prevents just anyone from hijacking your account by removing or resetting the password. After you have typed in your current password, click the Remove Password button.

Windows 7 then takes you back to the Make Changes to Your User Account window. Unfortunately, Windows does nothing to confirm that you have indeed removed your password other than the new option on this window titled Create a Password for Your Account.

Verify Removal of PasswordYou can verify that Windows 7 has removed your password by logging out of your account and clicking on your account icon again. Notice that this time Windows 7 did not ask you for a password but instead simply logged you in.

Remember that anyone who has access to your computer can now log in to your account with typing password. Also, understand that anyone who steals your computer will also have access to your account and your private files. With no password protection, anyone can also set a new password and lock you out of your own account. Be certain that you want to turn off password protection for your account before you make your private files vulnerable.

Tips:Not a Windows 7 user? Still Using XP or Vista? Don't know how to remove account password on other Windows Versions? See these articles below.
How to Remove Windows XP Password?
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on Mar 25, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How To Password Protect & Decrypt Microsoft Office 2010 Documents


Microsoft office 2010 , the next big buzz from Microsoft after Windows 7, is a productivity suite for Microsoft Windows,and the successor to Microsoft Office 2007.

Screenshots of Microsoft Office 2010
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Not long ago I was just wrote an article about How to Password Protect Microsoft Office 2007 Documents. Now I’ll write a similar article about office 2010 by popular demand.
Microsoft Office 2010 indeed simplified the process to password protect and encrypt office documents. Which was considered a commendable improvement over password protecting documents under Office 2007. as the new process for Office 2010 is consistent across the core Office product line which including Word 2010, Excel 2010, PowerPoint 2010 etc. so here I only need to show you how the process just once using Microsoft Word 2010 as example.
Follow the step-to-step guide To Protect A Word 2010 Document Using Built-in Password Encryption
1. Click the File tab, then Click Info. On the menu to the right Click Protect Document and
Click Encrypt with Password.

2. The Encrypt Document dialog will appear, Type in a password and then Click OK to finish.

Please note – It’s very important to use a STRONG Password or Pass Phrase to protect your word document. Using a long PASS PHRASE (IE:I enjoyed myself today!) however with 10 or more characters will significantly increase the encryption strength of the document and decrease the likelihood someone will be able to break the encryption and gain access to your document.
After setting a password, your document should be protected!
Having password protected your word document? Someone should ask what if I forgot the password. So that’s what I’ll show below.
Follow the step-to-step guide To decrypt Word 2010 Document Using word password recovery 5.0
With this user guide, even a new user can fully control Word Password Recovery 5.0 in less than a minute.
Step1: Click “File>Open” in the Menu or the “Open” button to browse in the Word document.


Select your file in the Open File window, and click “Open“.

Step2: Select “Brute-force Attack (Trying All Possible Combinations)“.

Step3: Click “Start” button in the Menu to initiate the program.

Step4: The program is searching the password. Some time later, a message box pops up to you, displaying the expected password. Click “Remove All Passwords from the File” to remove all passwords (Password to Open and Password to Edit) from the file. Click “OK“.

Following this article, you could password protected your office 2010 and decrypt password protected office 2010 with ease.

on Jun 30, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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How to open password protect word file?


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Jul 28, 2012 | Microsoft Office Word 2007 Full Version...

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Before 6 month i create a word document in my office and give the password protection to this document. Now when i open this document it required the password and i am forget the password of this file


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Jul 28, 2012 | Computers & Internet

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How to Password Protect And Access a Password-Protected Word Document


How to Password Protect a Microsoft Word Document
If you are working on documents that are important and shouldn’t be changed, then there is a way to password protect them so they cannot be changed except by you. You can also make the documents unavailable to open unless the person has the password as well.

Instructions

Things You’ll Need:

  • A Computer

  • Microsoft Office with Microsoft Word

  • Word Documents

  • General Knowledge of Microsoft Word

Step 1

Open Microsoft Word and open or create the document that you want to password protect.

Step 2

Click on “File” in the toolbar and select “Save As”.

Step 3

Click on the “Tools” menu and select “Security Options”.

Step 4

This will open a “Security Options” window. You may now set a password under the “Password to open” box, “Password to modify” box or both.

Step 5

Once you type in the password of your choosing you can opt to make the file “Read-only” by checking the appropriate box. You may then click “OK” to save your changes and then save your document as usual.

How to Access a Password-Protected Word Document
Accessing a password-protected Microsoft Word document is only possible when you have the correct password that opens the document. Encryption and security levels differ for separate versions of Word. Microsoft 2007 doesn’t offer any solutions to allow a user to retrieve forgotten passwords and Microsoft does not allow its employees to help in retrieving or breaking passwords. If you do not have the correct password for the document, you will be unable to access it.

Instructions

Things You’ll Need:

  • Microsoft Word

  • Document password

Step 1

Navigate to the location on your hard drive where you stored the Word document.

Step 2

Double-click on the document to begin opening it. A separate window will appear that prompts you to enter the document password.

Step 3

Enter the password, which is case-sensitive.

Step 4

Click the “Open” button or hit the “Enter” key. If the password was correct, the document will open. If it was not correct, another window will display advising you the password was incorrect and prompting you to try again.

Tips & Warnings:
Have you ever think of this situation, what if you forget the word password ? does that mean you’ll never regain the data in your word document, of course the answer is not , here is the solution for you to unlock password protection word document without data loss!

that is :Word Password Recovery 5.0, a simple tool for the easiest solution to Word password recovery. It recovers/removes the “Password to Open” and “Password to Edit” for you to view and edit the document freely.
By the way, there is a tool there called Password Recovery Bundle which including not only Word Password recovery 5.0 but also other programs that can recovery your windows password, office password as well as rar password, PDF Password, ZIP Password .



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Password Protecting a File...I have in the past done done this but forgot how...I remember I went to File-Properties-Security-Protect and then entered the pw I wanted to use....That doesn't work so...


Hi,

Welcome to Fixya. If you want to protect or a File or a Folder you can follow the steps below.

Windows XP Professional

1. Select the folder you wish to encrypt.
2. Right-click the folder and click Properties.
3. Click the Advanced button.
4. Check "Encrypt contents to secure data" option.
5. Click Apply and then Ok.

Windows XP Home

1. Select the folder you wish to encrypt.
2. Right-click the folder and click Properties.
3. Click the Sharing tab.
4. Check the box Make this folder private
5. Click Apply and then Ok.

The ability to encrypt files and folders is not available in Windows Vista Starter, Windows Vista Home Basic, and Windows Vista Home Premium

If you want to protect a Word Document please click on the link below.

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How to password protect a Word document 2010


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Mar 07, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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How to open word doc if it secured with password


Office Password Recovery 5.0 allows you to open your password-protected documents, which have been created in Microsoft Word , Excel, PowerPoint and Access In just about 15 seconds the program removes an "open" password and accurately decrypts the content of a document.

Mar 23, 2010 | Microsoft Word 2000 for PC

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Same problem!!!


Hello Ivan,

Have you tried this password recovery tool?

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Please let me know if you are still having issues.

Aug 06, 2009 | Microsoft Word 2000 for PC

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