Forgot Password to Unprotect Worksheet

Discussion in 'Microsoft Excel Misc' started by Chris, Dec 28, 2007.

  1. Chris

    Chris Guest

    Hi

    I have a worksheet that needs amending but have forgotten the password that
    i protected the sheet with - is there any way of removing the password via
    macro code or similar?

    Thanks in advance
    Chris
     
    Chris, Dec 28, 2007
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  2. Chris

    Mike H Guest

    hI,

    Try this

    http://www.mcgimpsey.com/excel/removepwords.html

    Mike

    "Chris" wrote:

    > Hi
    >
    > I have a worksheet that needs amending but have forgotten the password that
    > i protected the sheet with - is there any way of removing the password via
    > macro code or similar?
    >
    > Thanks in advance
    > Chris
     
    Mike H, Dec 28, 2007
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  3. Hi Chris,

    You can try this

    http://www.straxx.com/excel/password.html

    Download the Add In from the site and Save it to your Add In folder

    or else save it one location and go to Tools Add Ins..Click Browse and
    select the file from the location..

    It may help you..

    "Mike H" wrote:

    > hI,
    >
    > Try this
    >
    > http://www.mcgimpsey.com/excel/removepwords.html
    >
    > Mike
    >
    > "Chris" wrote:
    >
    > > Hi
    > >
    > > I have a worksheet that needs amending but have forgotten the password that
    > > i protected the sheet with - is there any way of removing the password via
    > > macro code or similar?
    > >
    > > Thanks in advance
    > > Chris
     
    Anil Kumar N., Dec 28, 2007
    #3
  4. I forgot to tell..

    Once Add in is installed

    Open the Excel file which you've to Unprotect
    Select Tools.. There you'll find Unprotect workbook & Unprotect sheet.

    "Anil Kumar N." wrote:

    > Hi Chris,
    >
    > You can try this
    >
    > http://www.straxx.com/excel/password.html
    >
    > Download the Add In from the site and Save it to your Add In folder
    >
    > or else save it one location and go to Tools Add Ins..Click Browse and
    > select the file from the location..
    >
    > It may help you..
    >
    > "Mike H" wrote:
    >
    > > hI,
    > >
    > > Try this
    > >
    > > http://www.mcgimpsey.com/excel/removepwords.html
    > >
    > > Mike
    > >
    > > "Chris" wrote:
    > >
    > > > Hi
    > > >
    > > > I have a worksheet that needs amending but have forgotten the password that
    > > > i protected the sheet with - is there any way of removing the password via
    > > > macro code or similar?
    > > >
    > > > Thanks in advance
    > > > Chris
     
    Anil Kumar N., Dec 28, 2007
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