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How to unlock password protected Word document without password?

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 word document without password.

If you want to unlock word 2000/2003/2007/2010/2013/2016 document, you have to get Word Password Genius to recover word document password, then use the password to unlock password protected Word document.

Section 1: Unlock Password Protected Word Doc Document

In order to unlock password protected Word doc document, word document have to be removed or recovered. And iSunshare Word Password Remover could easily remove Word password, so now we just need to run Word Password Remover to unlock Word Doc 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 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 document.

Tap Open button on toolbar and browse encrypted Word document you want to unlock in computer, then click "Open" button again to add it to Word Password Remover. It would appear at the "File Name" box.

Step 3: Remove Word document password.

Click Remove Password button under file path. Word Password Remover will begin to remove forgotten or lost password from encrypted Word doc document. About few seconds 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 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 Document

For password protected Word docx document, if you want to unlock it, you have to recover Word document password at first, then you can unlock Word document with recovered password. Fortunately, Word Password Genius could recover all of Word documents password. Therefore, in the following passage, you just have to recover Word password with Word Password Genius, and then remove Word password after you open document with recovered password.

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

Word Password Genius trial version could recover word password no more than 3 characters. And you can have a try free with trial version. But if your Word document password is longer than 3 characters, you would need to get full version.

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Step 2: Import password protected Word docx 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? In the article password recovery setting, you can get the answer.

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Step 4: Recover Word docx document password.

Just click Start button, word document password will be recovered with 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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