Excel Password Refixer FAQ

What is the Excel Password Refixer?

A: Excel Password Refixeris a useful password recovery tool for Microsoft Excel documents when you forgot or lost the passwords you set.

What versioncs of MS Excel does it support?

A: It supports Microsoft Excel 97/2000/2003/2007/2010/2013/2016 (*.xls,*.xlsx).

What are the system requirements of this tool?

A: It supports Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP/2016/2008/2003/2000(32-bit or 64-bit); 1 GHz processor (2.4 GHz is recommended); 128 MB of RAM (1 GB is recommended); 4MB of free hard disk space.

How long will it take to recover Excel password?

A: It depends on many conditions like the complexity, length and intensity of your lost password, your computer performance, etc. It may take you from minutes to days. But with Excel Password Refixer, you can recover your forgotten or lost Excel password faster than other tools and methods using the latest search algorithm technology.

What is the type of attack?

A: The type of attack is the attack types you can choose to recover your lost Excel password.

What are these four types of attack?

Brute-Force Attack: This attack will try all possible password combinations to recover lost Excel password.
Mask Attack: It will try the password combinations with the character combinations and length range of the password you specify to recover Excel password.
Dictionary Attack: Recover lost excel password by trying the password combinations in the built-in dictionary. You can also create your own dictionary using various languages.
Smart Attack: It will try all possible characters combinations include all printable characters to recover Excel password automatically and smartly.

What type of attack I should choose to speed up the recovery rate?

Brute-Force Attack: Best if you know nothing about the lost/forgotten password.
Mask Attack: Better if you can remember your password partially. It will reduce password recovery time.
Dictionary Attack: Best if you use regular words or phrases for password or you have your own password dictionary. This may be the fastest type.
Smart Attack: If the three types of attack above didn’t work, you can try this one.
You can click here to read more about the type of attack and the tutorial of this tool.

How can I create my password dictionary?

A: You can input your commonly used passwords or parts of your passwords in a .txt file using various languages including English, French, Japanese, Chinese etc. Remember one word per line like the picture shows.
password dictionary

What is the “Program Priority”?

A: Changing Program Priority allows you to control the CPU and GPU allocation of processing resources on your computer.

What if I stop recovering the password?

A: The program will save the recovery process automatically so that it will continue recovering password following the process you stopped even if it is suspended.

What is the difference between the trial version and full version?

A: The full version can recover all passwords and receive preferential technical support. The trial version can also recover all passwords, but you can only view 3 or less characters of password and we do not guarantee thorough technical support for users of the trial version.

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