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How to Open a Password Protected XLS Excel Sheets

This guide describes how to open a password protected XLS file with the help of Excel password remover.

A file with the XLS file extension is a Microsoft Excel 97-2003 spreadsheet file format. The later versions of Excel save spreadsheet files in the XLSX format by default. XLS files can be opened with any version of Microsoft Excel. If you’re stuck with an XLS file with a password that you need to break or crack, you can try using a professional Excel Password Remover.

To remove Open password from protected XLS Excel file, here's how:

Step 1: Download Excel Password Remover, install it on your computer.

Excel Password Remover

Step 2: Click on the Open button to import the password protected .xls file.

Import password protected xls file

Then select the document and click Open on the Open File Dialog to add it into this software.

Open protected xls file

Step 3: Then click on the Remove Password button to start to remove Excel file password, so that you can open the Excel file without password.

Remove xls password

Step 4: When finished, the software prompts you that The File Decrypt Successfully, click the Open button to open the target document without password successfully.

Open xls file