Excel Workbook Structure Password Remover: Unprotect Excel File
Implementing or using a workbook structure password can prevent viewers from moving, adding, deleting, hiding or renaming any cell on the worksheet. It protects the structure of the Excel worksheet and therefore its name. Although this password protects the structure of the file, it does not actually protect the content. As long as the user does not try to change the basic structure by performing any of the above operations, the content can be modified. In this article you will learn about 3 effective ways to unprotect Excel Workbook Structure without Password and remove Excel Workbook Structure Password if you lost or forgot the Excel Workbook Structure Password.
How to Unprotect Excel Workbook Structure if You Know the Password
Open Excel Workbook and navigate to Review tab, click Protect Workbook command button in the Changes group. A Windows dialog box pops up and asking you to type the password. Just type the the right password to unprotect workbook password. It works for Excel 2010/2013/2016.
How to Unprotect Excel Workbook Structure by Using VBA
Step 1. Open the password protected excel workbook, then Press Alt+F11 to launch VBA Editor window.
Step 2. In the window that appears, paste in the following code:
"Sub UnProtectWorkbook() On Error GoTo ErrorOccured Dim pwd1 As String, ShtName As String pwd1 = InputBox("Please Enter the password") If pwd1 = "" Then Exit Sub ShtName = "Workbook as a whole" ActiveWorkbook.Unprotect Password:=pwd1 MsgBox "The workbook's structure has been Unprotected." Exit Sub ErrorOccured: MsgBox "Workbook could not be UnProtected - Password Incorrect" Exit Sub End Sub
How to Remove Excel Workbook Structure Password if You Lost or Forgot it
Please download, install and launch Excel Workbook Structure Password Remover software on your computer. Register Excel Workbook Structure Password Remover software with license code and fellow steps as below.
Step 1: Load Excel File
Click "Add Files" button to import Excel document files. You can select file and click "Remove Files" button to deleted unwanted Excel documents on the interface or click "Clean Files" to remove all imported Excel files.
Step 2: Remove Excel Workbook Structure Password
Select directory where you save the Excel file with no restriction. Click "Start" button to remove Excel Workbook Structure Password within seconds.