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Password protected sheet in excel and can't remember the password

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by ka23fabulous, Jan 8, 2008.

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  1. ka23fabulous

    ka23fabulous Thread Starter

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    The company I work for has a control room where they have to enter data into excel spreadsheets with lots of links and macros, so we password protected the sheet so that they could only manipulate the cells that they needed. Myself and 2 other employees have access to the spreadsheet. Someone changed the password and the person does not remember what they changed it to. Is there any way to reset the password?
     
  2. Bob Cerelli

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    Do you have a backup from before the password was changed?
     
  3. ka23fabulous

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    Unfortunately no. That particular computer is not connected to our network so it does not get backed up like the others.
     
  4. Bob Cerelli

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    While there is 3rd party software that can do this pretty easily, unfortunately we are not allowed to give specific help with cracking passwords.
     
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