Passper for Excel Passper for Excel

Passper for Excel utilizes advanced features to recover the opening password or remove restrictions for your password-protected Excel files on your computer.

Before finding out your Excel passwords, you need to first download and install the Passper for Excel software on your computer. Do so and then continue.

Part 1: How to Recover Opening Password of Excel File

The following are the steps on how to recover the passwords that Excel prompts you for when you open your Excel Document.

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Step 1Select Recovery Mode

Launch the Passper for Excel software by clicking on its icon on your desktop. You now need to select the mode of 'Recover Password' and add your password-protected Excel file to the software. Click on the Add button and it will require you select a file on your computer.

Step 2Add Encrypted Excel File and Select Attack Type

Once you have added an Excel file to the software, choose an attack type from the attack options displayed on the interface.

1. Dictionary Attack

Dictionary attack is a widely used attack to unlock passwords for many types of files. It uses a dictionary to try all the combinations of passwords. You can also provide your own from the settings menu.

2. Dictionary Attack

Find your password by customizing the character settings and combining random characters of your choice.

3. Mask Attack

If you have a little bit of a clue of the possible password, you are highly recommended to use this attack to recover the password. It will take into consideration the characters of the password, prefixes, suffixes, and length of the password and try to recover the password for you. This attack would be faster to execute as you already supply the software some of the information related to the password.

4. Brute Force Attack

If you have no clue as to what the password of your Excel file could be, this is the attack you should choose. Keep in mind that the attack option will take a little longer than the others to find out the password for your file.

Step 3Recover Excel Password

Once you have selected an attack to be executed on your file, the software will start recovering the password for your file. Wait while it works on it. The password will be displayed on your screen when it is found. You can use the newly found password to open your file with MS Excel.

Part 2: How to Remove Restrictions from Excel Worksheet/Workbook

If you want to remove the restrictions from your Excel spreadsheet or workbook, you can do so using the same Passper for Excel software. The following shows how to do it.

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Step 1Select Recovery Mode

Launch the software on your computer and select 'Remove Restrictions'. then click on Add to add a password-protected Excel spreadsheet.

Step 2Import Worksheet/Workbook with Edit Restrictions

Click on 'Add' button to add a password-protected Excel spreadsheet.  When the file is added to the software, click on the Remove option to remove password protection from your Excel sheet.

Step 3Remove Restrictions in One Click

The password will be successfully removed from the file in 2 seconds.