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How to Unlock Password Protected Word Document

"How to unlock password protected Word document without password? " This idea comes up when you can't open a password protected Word document.

If you just want to unlock Word 2000/2003 Document, Word Password Remover would help you to directly remove word document password. Then you can unlock password protected Word document without password.

If you want to open password protected Word 2007/2010/2013/2016 document, the iSunshare Word Password Genius should be available.

Section 1: Unlock Password Protected Word (.doc Format) Document

In order to unlock password protected Word (.doc format) document, Word document have to be removed. And iSunshare Word password remover could easily remove password for the Word document whose file name extension is doc, and now we just need to run Word password remover to unlock Word (.doc format) document without password.

Step 1: Get iSunshare Word Password Remover.

Trial version has been set for you to have a try to just import password protected Word document. And iSunshare Word Password Remover full version could remove word 97/2000/2003 document password. Please download and install Word Password Remover on your computer. Then run it.

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Step 2: Add password protected Word (.doc format) document.

Tap Open button on toolbar and import the encrypted Word document you want to unlock.

Step 3: Remove Word document password.

Click Remove Password button beneath the file name box. Word Password Remover will begin to remove forgotten or lost password from encrypted Word doc document. About few minutes later, you would see a dialog popping up and telling you that "The File decrypt Successfully". It means that Word document password has been removed.

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Step 4: Unlock Word (.doc format) document.

When you click Open button now on pop-up dialog, the imported Word document will be opened without password, which prompts you that the Word document has been unlocked successfully.

Section 2: Unlock Password Protected Word (.docx and .doc Format) Document

Attention: For password protected Word document whose file name extension is docx, the Word password remover may not be available here, you should turn to iSunshare Word Password Genius to recover the password. What's more, iSunshare Word Password Genius trial version could be available since the protected Word document password length is not more than 3 characters, which means if your protected Word document password contains more than 3 characters, you would need to buy the full version.

Step 1: Install and run Word Password Genius on computer.

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Step 2: Import password protected Word (.docx or .doc format) document.

Once you click Open button on the toolbar of Word Password Genius, a new window would appear and you can find the Word document you want to recover password. Then choose it to add into the Word password recovery tool.

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Step 3: Set Word password unlock method.

Under Type of attack option, four Word password recovery methods are available to recover Word document password. However, which one is more effective? Just refer to what are the different types of attack.

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Step 4: Recover Word docx document password.

Just click Start button, Word document password will be recovered by Word Password Genius. Then in new pop-up window, you can see the Word document password.

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Step 5: Unlock Word docx document with recovered password.

Copy password to open password protected Word document.

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At this moment, you have unlocked Word document with recovered Word document. If you want to fully unlock this Word document from then on, removing Word password now is necessary.

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