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Hello,

Forgot Excel password.  Is there a way using VBA or something else to open the file?
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by:pmac38CDS
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Do you mean a password on a sheet or on the actual Excel file you are opening?
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by:jverasql
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the file
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There are free tools that you can download that will brute force crack these.  I don't remember the name of the one I used in the past, but I'll look tonight when I get some time.
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by:ProfessorJimJam
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here is the free add-in that you can use

http://erlandsendata.no/?p=2661
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