Best password recovery tool for Microsoft Office files
Protecting MS Office 2016 product key documents with strong passwords is a great idea. However, it is a headache when you can not remember the password to open them. This article will introduce you the best MS Office file password recovery tools.
Before going into the introduction of each tool, one thing you should note is that you should only use these tools to remove your own document password. When using it for other materials, this behavior may be illegal.
1. Free Word and Excel Password Recovery Wizard
Support: Microsoft Word and Excel 95-2003
Free Word and Excel Password Recovery Wizard is the first tool users should consider when they can not remember passwords to open documents. Tool to unlock files using both brute force attack and dictionary attack. It has the option to configure both types of attacks. Dictionary attacks use different case sizes with custom word lists, while brute force attacks use custom password lengths as well as custom character sets.
2. Word Password Recovery Master
Support: Microsoft Word and Excel 95, 97, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007 (also announced support for 2010, 2013)
Word Password Recovery Master is another free option to recover and remove passwords. It supports many versions of Microsoft Word and Excel.
However, the versions that this tool claims support are not entirely accurate. In some tests, the user discovered a program that was unable to recover or remove a simple password in microsoft Office 2010 product key. Therefore, this tool may not be available in new versions of Office such as 2010, 2013.
However, passwords in Microsoft Office 2003 documents are easy to remove and restore. One thing to note is that this program also does not support custom codecs, it can only uninstall and recover the default MS Office password.