Unprotect a Word document with password!

Unprotect a Word document when you don’t know the password?

If you are using office XP or 2003, you can change the view to HTML-Code using menus:

[Extra] [Macro] [Microsoft Script-Editor] ( [Alt]+[Shift]+[F11] ). Search for ” Password ” and you will find somethimg like this:


Unprotect a Word document when you don’t know the password?

If you are using office XP or 2003, you can change the view to HTML-Code using menus:

[Extra] [Macro] [Microsoft Script-Editor] ( [Alt]+[Shift]+[F11] ). Search for ” Password ” and you will find somethimg like this:

ReadOnly

19E8E61E


To remove the protection: Just remove those two lines, and after saving the document , the protection is gone.

To remove the password: Replace the Password, here “19E8E61E“, with “00000000“, save the Document and close “Script-Editor”.

Alternative you can save your document as .html and use a html-Editor.