Password Recovery Tool Needed for MS Office [actually just need for excel]  on MAC OS X

Posted on 2005-03-23
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Last Modified: 2007-12-19
Ethical hack - trying to recover files I generated some time ago with no hope of remembering passwords.

I'm looking for an office password recovery tool for MAC OS X.  I used to use xlkey, vbakey etc from lostpassword.com - but these are obviously PC based tools.  Does anyone know of similar software products for MAC?  I need excel, pdf, vba for the most part.


Question by:mocquery
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Top_nerd earned 1500 total points
ID: 13620759
Here's a web-based decryptor, so the OS won't change anything: http://www.decryptum.com/ 

Expert Comment

ID: 13620770
Also, if you have a Windows computer handy, you could transfer the files there and decrypt them with your favorite decryptor.

Author Comment

ID: 13624864

Unfortunately Decryptum only recovers excel files with "open" password protection, it does not cover sheet or workbook protection.  Good site though, little on the pricey side! Cheers - Mocquery

Would prefer to find a MAC based utility but may have to revert to xlkey on PC.  If anyone can assist further, I would be grateful.  


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ID: 13900641

Please close this one off - please split points to the above.


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