[Fixed] How to Crack Word Document Password without Software

author_icon Ronnie Barnes time_icon Last updated: Oct 15, 2019 03:08 pm tips_icon Word

If you have lost the password for your Word document, you may be stuck on the best way to crack the password. Word password cracker tools are very effective in cracking Word passwords, but you have to pay for them and install them on your computer. If you don't want to use any software, there are several ways you can crack Word document password without software. In fact, in this article we are going to share with you some options.

1. Crack Word Document Password without Software via Modifying the Details

The best way to crack Word password without using any software is to modify the document's details. Here's how to do that;

Step 1: Begin by opening the document and then click "File > Save As". Change the file type to "Word as XML Document (*.xml), save the document and then close Word.

save word to xml

Step 2: Now locate the newly created .xml file and open it using WordPad or another text editor.

open with wordpad

Step 3: Using the "Ctrl +F" option to open the "Find" dialogue box, search for "enforcement". You should find, w: enforcement="1″orw: enforcement="on".

Step 4: To remove the password, replace "1" with "0" or "on" with "off". Save and close the file.


Step 5: Now open the .xml document this time with Word and click "File > Save As" to change the document type back to "Word Document (*.docx). Click "Save" and the password will be removed.

2. Crack Word Document Password with VBA Code

You can also use the VBA code method to crack a Word document password. Follow these simple steps to do it;

Step 1: Open a new document in Word and then hit "ALT + F11" on your keyboard to open Microsoft Visual Basic Applications.

Step 2: Click on "Insert > Module and enter the following code;

module word

Sub test()
Dim i As Long
i = 0
Dim FileName As String
FileName = Application.FileDialog(msoFileDialogOpen).SelectedItems(1)
ScreenUpdating = False
Line2: On Error GoTo Line1
Documents.Open FileName, , True, , i & ""
MsgBox "Password is " & i
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
Exit Sub
Line1: i = i + 1
Resume Line2
ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

Step 3: Hit "F5" on your keyboard to run the code.

Step 4: Now select the locked Word file and open it. After a while, the password will appear and you can use it to unlock the document.

3. Crack Word Password via Online Tool

Online tools like LostMyPass can also help you crack word document password without software. But it is important to note that most of these tools are not very effective solution since they have a very low success rate and the safety of the data on the document is not guaranteed.

To use LostMyPass to crack Word document password, follow these simple steps;

Step 1: Go to and agree to the terms and conditions.

Step 2: Upload the protected Word document and the tool will begin removing the password immediately.


The process may take a while (a few hours to several days) and you may have to pay if the password is not cracked on the first try.

Tip: Crack Word Document Password with Reliable Software

The above solutions may all be good ways to crack word document password without software, but if you are looking for a faster solution that guarantees success every time you use it, consider usingPassper Word Password Cracker. This is a powerful password cracker tool for Word document that can be used to remove opening password and also remove modify restrictions.

Some of the program's features include the following;

  • It can be used to crack the Word document password even if you know nothing about the password.

  • Its 4 attack modes allow you to easily crack any password very quickly regardless of the complexity and increase the chances of cracking rate.

  • It is very easy to use and doesn't affect the data on the document.

  • It has a 100% password cracking rate thanks to the advanced technology the program uses.

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To use Passper Word Password Cracker to crack Word password, follow these simple steps;

Step 1: Install Passper software on your computer and the launch the program. In the main window, select "Recover Passwords" since you want to crack the opening password on the document.

recover word passwords step1

Step 2: Click on "Add" to open the password protected document.

recover word passwords step2

Once the document is open, you need to select an attack mode to use when cracking the password. Each of the modes is useful for certain situations. The attack mode you choose depends on how much information you have about the password.

Step 3: Click on "Recover" and Passper will begin the cracking process.

recover word opening password

The process will take a few minutes, but once it is done, you should see the pass vc word on the screen. You can then use it to unlock the document.

Follow these simple steps to use Passper for Word to lift editing restrictions on the document;

Step 1: Open Passper on your computer and then click on "Remove Restrictions".

choose remove word restrictions

Step 2: Click on the "+" option to add the restricted Word document into the program.

remove word restrictions step2

Step 3: Once the Word file is open in Passper, click on "Remove" to begin the process.

remove word restrictions step3

In a few minutes, the edit restrictions on the Word document will be removed and you can easily continue to edit the document.

Download Passper Word Password Cracker today and enjoy easier and more effective Word password cracking.

The solutions in this article can be useful when you don't want to download any software to crack the Word document password. Select a solution you trust will work for you and implement it fully using the steps we've outlined for each solution. If you want a faster solution, use Passper Word Password Cracker. If you have any questions on this topic, use the comments section below and we'll do our best to find useful solutions for you.


By Ronnie Barnes to Word

Posted on Sep 26, 2019 ( Updated: Oct 15, 2019 )

Ronnie Barnes, a blogger with more than 5-year experience in writing tips about password recovery for Windows and office files.