Saturday, October 11, 2014

How to Recover Excel Password If Forgot/Lost It

So you set a password to protect your Excel spreadsheet/workbook? If you forgot or lost the Excel password, how can you recover it?

When you set a password for your Excel spreadsheet/workbook you must had noticed the Caution saying "If you lose or forget the password, it cannot be recovered…" Then, is it really impossible to recover the forgotten/lost Excel password?

It’s absolutely not. Excel Password Geeker can help recover lost Excel password effortlessly. It is a powerful Excel password recovery tool, which can recover password for Excel 2003/2007/2010/2013.  Now, let’s have a look at how.

Step 1: Download and install Excel Password Geeker on your computer.

Step 2: Run this tool. Click on Open button.


Step 3: Navigate to the path to your password protected Excel spreadsheet/workbook. Click on Open button.


Step 4: So the password protected Excel file is imported into Excel Password Geeker. Click on Start button.
Note: Selecting an appropriate attack type can greatly fasten the recovery speed and shorten the recovery time.
Learn more about the four attack types from Excel Password Geeker.
Step 5: Then the password recovery immediately starts. And you can see the recovery speed is very fast. Quickly your Excel Password is successfully recovered and displayed.


Note: It will take a bit long to recover a very strong Excel password. So if your password is complex enough, just wait patiently until it is recovered.

Step 6: Now click on Copy button and you can paste the password to open your password protected Excel spreadsheet/workbook.