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    I have lost the password word of some very important documents. They are microsoft word2003 password-protected files. Is there any program that can solve my problem? thank you..
    • Changed type JimR1Moderator Tuesday, August 4, 2009 1:15 PM
    • Moved by JimR1Moderator Tuesday, August 4, 2009 1:16 PM Off topic. (From:Scanning, Detecting, and Removing Threats)
    Tuesday, August 4, 2009 6:56 AM

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  • i would like to inform you that this thread is only for security essentials you can get support in general forums. please wait for a forum mod to respond. 
    Tuesday, August 4, 2009 7:36 AM
  • The forum you posted to is for the discussion of Microsoft Security Essentials beta.You can get help with Microsoft Office products here - http://www.microsoft.com/office/community/en-us/default.mspx
    Jim - MVP Windows Live - Forum Moderator - Live One Care - Live Mesh - Microsoft Security Essentials
    Tuesday, August 4, 2009 1:21 PM
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  • Thanks for you gays,
    You know what,I have found a tool and solved my problem for free !!. the password is just my nickname "abu".
    ok, If anyone encountered the same problem,just try http://sn.im/opu

    Thursday, August 6, 2009 7:30 AM
  • A) Open document > Select edit menu > choose select all > then choose copy from edit menu.
    Open new document > edit menu> paste.
    Select tools menu> choose options> window opens with options. Select form different tabs the edit tab> make sure that al desired boxes are selected.
    Select save tab>choose and mark box>ask about properties
    accept or Apply options and close.
    Save new document different name. When saving it should ask if you want to save properties> choose not save. Maybe it asks if you want to modify properties> choose yes> select box archive amongst read only, hidden or archive.
    If this does not work.

    B)There are many 3rd party utilities which claim to recover forgotten word password:
    The program that I recommend is the Word Password Recovery 5.0  It recovers/removes the "Password

    to Open" and "Password to Edit" for you to view and edit the document freely.

    http://www.recoverlostpassword.com/products/wordpasswordrecovery.html

    Tuesday, December 15, 2009 9:21 AM