How to Use iSumsoft Word Password Refixer

iSumsoft Word Password Refixer is a Word document password recovery tool. It can help decrypt your password-protected Word document and unlock it in a short time. Now, let’s learn something about how to use iSumsoft Word Password Refixer to retrieve your lost/forgotten MS Word password.

What do you need?
Software: iSumsoft Word Password Refixer.
OS Support: Windows NT4/2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008/2012/2016, Windows 7/8/10.
Hardware Requirements: 40 MB or more; 256 MB or above.

1. Add your password-protected Word file

Firstly, of course, install Word Password Refixer and start it. Click the “Open” button (or select the "File | Open File" menu item) on the top and browse for the password protected MS Word file as shown in the figure.

Open Word file

Select the password protected MS Word file.

Select word document

2. Start Password Recovery

Select one of the 4 password recovery types (Normal, Mask, Dictionary and Smart) and make some relevant settings as needed. If you have some clues about your Word password, Mask or Dictionary attack might be your right choice.

Select a password recovery type

Then click the “Start” and wait for the recovering for a few seconds.


A few seconds later, a dialog box will pop up to inform you of the successful recovery. Then you can click the “Copy” button and paste the password to open your lost/forgotten password MS Word document.


3. Password Decryption Settings Instruction

Normal: This type will try all possible password combinations to recover lost Word password. Best if you know nothing about the lost/forgotten password. You can just click the “Start” button if you use this type.

Mask: Better use this type to recover your forgotten Word passwords if you can remember your password partially. If you choose Mask type, you should offer some password symbols which you can remember. A Password Mask must be defined if you use Mask type. And it will reduce password recovery time.

mask attack

Dictionary: Recover lost Word password by trying the password combinations in the built-in dictionary. You can also create your own dictionary using various languages. Best if you use regular words or phrases for password.

dictionary attack

Simply select the desired dictionary file. In addition, you can select an option "Smart mutations" or "Try all possible upper/lower case combinations".

settings for dictionary attack

Smart: It will try all possible characters combinations include all printable characters to recover Word password automatically and smartly.

4. Other Settings

Range: Setting the range options you can be sure about the lost/forgotten password of the encrypted MS Word file will shorten the recovery time and increase decryption successful rate.

password range options

Length: The minimum and maximum possible length for the password can be set as your will.

password length options

Auto-save: Automatically save the process if you enable this option and resume the process when you run the program next time. It makes you more convenient to recover your lost/forgotten password of Word document.

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