How to Remove Microsoft Word Password in 2010

Last Post 31 Jan 2013 12:07 AM by Winnie54. 0 Replies.
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31 Jan 2013 12:07 AM

remove Word 2010 password

I have a document which has some Word 2010 password protect stored it ironically which I have forgotten the password to. Could you help me with this? I have tried near every program out there but its docx which seems to make removing/recovering the password a problem." - From A.

"I am not asking for a password cracker. I know the password and all 700 have the same password. Want to do a Windows 7 content search to find a certain text phrase, but it will not work because they all are password protected. How can I remove Word password on all these documents? I have Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010." - From B.

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I have set a password for editing a Microsoft Word document and no one can edit it--not even me. How do I remove this password and restore the permissions to the default?" - From C.

Such question has been asked again and again online. When I have time to browse some Q&A websites, there is always some persons ask these. So I make up my mind to summarize the possible solutions as below.

Scene 1: How to remove protection Word document password when you remember it?

Step 1: Open your Password protected document, as following dialog box will open so enter the “Password” and click “OK”

Step 2: Navigate to “File” tab > “Info” > “Permissions” > “Encrypt with Password”

Step 3: The following screen will display which contains your file’s password, so simply select the password and delete it and click “OK” button.

Step 4: Now your document is not password protected anymore, Press Ctrl + S to save your document.

Scene 2: How to open password protected Word document when you forgot it?

Microsoft has millions of users and almost every computer with Windows operating system has install Office software. You may have created a password for you Office, what if you forgot Word password by accident? How to crack Word password effectively? You will find the best solution here.

SmartKey Word Password Recovery is a powerful Word password remove unlocker which is able to remove forgotten/lost passwords for Microsoft Word 97-2013 within few minutes. With this Word password removal software, you can quickly remove your Word document open password when forget it. It is efficient and 100% safe. Now following the steps as below:

Step 1: Launch SmartKey Word Password Recovery from

And then open a Word 2010 document.

Step 2: Select "100% instant document decryption" and click "Next" to go on. Then click "Decrypt document" in the next interface to start to remove password instantly.

Step 3: When the password removal process is finished, just click "OK" to end password decryption process. You can also click "Cancel" to stop decryption or click "Back" to continue other operation. At last click "Open" button to open the Word 2010 document.


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