Re: Word Passwords



It was a long time ago, didn't say it was Word, but Windows system. Now I
can't remember the details, but the problem was resolved, and never happened
again. : )

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

> Word does not use this kind of password; the password itself is used to
> encrypt the files, so deleting it from the Registry would not help.
>
> --
> Suzanne S. Barnhill
> Microsoft MVP (Word)
> Words into Type
> Fairhope, Alabama USA
> Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
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> "katin42" <katin42@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:5730EA43-E8AF-4EE2-954A-07EAB6CB78A1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Someone set a password in my system (years ago), and of coarse, I had no
> > access to it. I had to hire a Microsoft Certified Technician to go into
> the
> > Registry, hunt down the password, and delete it. It was way over my head,
> > and still is.
> >
> > "CyberTaz" wrote:
> >
> > > Hello=
> > >
> > > No sarcasm intended, but Password Protection would be pretty much
> worthless
> > > if you could, wouldn't it?
> > >
> > > A knowledgeable techie _may_ be able to remove the protection, but the
> risk
> > > of rendering the file unreadable is very high. Your best bet is to
> intensely
> > > search your own memory banks and try to remember your password combined
> with
> > > "trial & error".
> > >
> > > Good Luck |:>)
> > >
> > > "bmcollie" wrote:
> > >
> > > > I have locked a file up in word and was wondering if there was a way
> to
> > > > bypass the password protection or to rid the file of the password?
>
>
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