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Trying to decrypt an excel 2010 file

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Does anyone knows about a good utility that can decrypt excel 2010 files?

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What do yo0u mean by decrypt?
To illegal crack and open a password protected Excel file?
If yes, then you are in the wrong place.
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by:LuiLui77
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I Just forgot the password for one of my excel files and want to be able to recover or remove the password.
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http://office.microsoft.com/en-001/excel-help/recover-a-password-to-open-a-workbook-or-worksheet-HA102809703.aspx

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Recover a password to open a workbook or worksheet

Excel lets you password protect your workbooks, and your worksheets. But, it's easy to forget or misplace your passwords. Unfortunately, if that’s happened to you, we don’t have a way to help you recover a lost password.

Excel doesn't store passwords where you or Microsoft can look them up. That's also true for the other Office programs that let you protect files. That's why it's always a good idea to store your passwords someplace safe.

Some third-party companies offer programs for unlocking files. For legal reasons, we can't recommend those programs. You can try them, but at your own risk.
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