Microsoft Word’s document encryption feature ensures a Word file’s security at some level. But what can be done if you yourself forgot the password put on the Word document? So, it’s necessary to know how to crack a Word document password.
Firstly,you have to know that there are two kinds of protection passwords for a Word document. One is Open password, which is used to protect Word document from being opened by others. Another is Edit password which is used to protect Word document being edited by others. Either password you forgot, it will bring you trouble. The good news is that it’s not difficult to crack Word document password. Following let’s see how to crack a Word document password to Open and Edit.
Part 1: How to crack a Word document password to Edit
If you are unable to edit an opened Word document, it must have been restricted editing by password.
create a new blank Word document.
Click Insert button on the tool bar. Click the Object drop-down button and select Text from File.
Navigate to the path to the editing restricted Word document and insert it to the Word document newly created. Once the Word document is inserted, you can edit it without restriction.
Part 2: How to crack a Word document password to Open
If you forgot Open password and cannot open a password protected Word document, things seems a little tricky. Fortunately, a specialized password-cracking tool like iSumsoft Word Password Refixer makes it easy to crack a Word document password to Open.
Download and installation
Download and install iSumsoft Word Password Refixer on your computer.
Add password encrypted Word document
Click Open button. Then navigate to the path to the password protected Word document. Select it and add it to Word Password Refixer.
Select password attack type.
Word Password Refixer provides four powerful password attack types including Brute-force, Mask, Dictionary and Smart. Selecting one appropriate attack type will help crack Word document password more quickly. Knowing more about Mask and Dictionary password recovery can help this program make a higher performance while cracking password.
Start to crack password.
Click Start button and then this program will immediately crack the Word document password.
Word document password is cracked successfully
Password will be cracked within the shortest time and displayed for you. Then just copy and paste the password to open your password protected Word document.
In addition: If your Word document’s format is .doc, you have another choice. That’s using iSumsoft Word Password Remover to remove the password from Word document so that you can open your password protected Word document without password.