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How to Open Password Protected Word Document without Password

"Is it possible to open a password protected Word document without password? If yes, then how?” This is a question many people want to know. Because the following 3 cases usually occur in our daily life.

Case 1: For data security, you set a strong password to protect your important Word document. It’s too hard to remember the password so that you wrote it down somewhere. But unfortunately you lost the password so that you can’t open your protected Word document.   
Case 2: Download a Word document from the web, or get one from others, but you can’t open it as it’s password protected and you are not told the password.
Case 3: Can’t open your password protected Word document as you’ve forgotten the password.

Now take it easy. I wanna tell you that, in either case, without password you still can open a protected Word document. And two easy ways are provided here.

2 ways to open password protected Word document without password


Way 1: Open password protected Word document by password recovery

To realize opening password protected Word document without password, you can use a specialized tool to quickly find/recover the Word document password. Then use the password to open the password protected Word document. So iSumsoft Word Password Refixer should be your good choice. With this tool, no matter what your Word document’s format is, and no matter what the version of your Microsoft Word is, password should be certainly recovered/found.

Way 2: Remove password to open password protected Word document

The more direct way is to remove the password protection from the password protected Word document so that you can open it without password. Then the iSumsoft Word Password Remover just can help achieve this. But before using this method make sure your password protected Word document's format is .doc. If it's .docx format, this method won't work with you.

How to Recover/Remove Word Document password

Whether recovering or removing password, you just need 3 steps.

Step 1: Download, install and run.
Download, install and then run the Word Password Refixer or Word Password Remover on your computer.
Step 2: Add password protected Word document.
In the program, click Open button on the tool bar. And navigate to your password protected Word document and add it into this program.
Step 3: Recover or remove password.
Click the Start button in Word Password Refixer to start password recovery.

Click Start

After password is recovered, you can directly copy and then paste the password to open your protected Word document.

password recovered

Or click Remove Password button in Word Password Remover to start to remove password from Word document.

Remove Password

When the password is removed, your Word document is not password protected so that you can open it without password.