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Free Word Excel and Password Recovery Wizard

Free
Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
Good
Average User Rating:
out of 46 votes out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.1.15
  • Total Downloads:
    544,996
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 28, 2014
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.34MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    486
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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If you've forgotten a simple password for a Word or Excel file, this free utility is a good way to recover it. Compared to full-fledged password crackers, Free Word Excel Password Wizard offers a very limited set of attacks. However, the free demos of fuller-featured programs typically let you recover passwords of only one or two characters--in other words, they're useless for any practical purpose. The developers of this program acknowledge it's only useful for short, simple passwords (for instance, English words) of up to eight characters, but it does a decent job cracking those. You can choose character sets and dictionary files, and in our tests the program discovered the password lover in a few seconds. Give it a shot before moving on to more powerful remedies.
 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Saved my assets"

October 22, 2015

2015-10-22 07:55:21

 |  Version: Free Word Excel and Password Recovery Wizard 2.1.15

Pros

Worked first time with full brute force, all options selected, in less than 30 seconds. I was able to look great to management by accessing files created in 2009 by a short sighted admin. Password security, at that time, was on very few people's radar.
Simple interface that even novice users should be able to understand.

Cons

None, worked as advertised. would I like it to recover 27 character mixed passwords in all format Excel and Word files. Of course, but that is not a reasonable expectation.

Summary

Definitely worth trying, especially free. Based on my experience I would not hesitate to trust purchasing the full version if I thought I needed it.
A winner, and a plus for a tech tool chest.

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1 stars

"Didn't work with simple test"

June 27, 2015  |  By JustStan

2015-06-27 13:55:44  |  By JustStan

 |  Version: Free Word Excel and Password Recovery Wizard 2.1.15

Pros

Simple to use

Cons

Doesn't work (see below)

Summary

Pretty simple. I created a password-protected Word document and saved it as a "Word 97-2003 Document". Then I tried this program using a Dictionary Attack with a dictionary file that contained the actual password. Result was "Password not found". Bottom line: It doesn't work

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1 stars

"Just a con to buy a full version"

February 19, 2015  |  By pmcleanipp

2015-02-19 08:48:00  |  By pmcleanipp

 |  Version: Free Word Excel and Password Recovery Wizard 2.1.15

Pros

Nothing, could not test it without having to buy it

Cons

could not test it without having to buy it

Summary

I had a simple document with a password I had forgotten and this program said automatically no problem password can be cleared but I need to go online which then asked me to purchase the product. Useless !

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.1.15
Version 2.1.15 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher FREE Password Recovery Software
Publisher web site http://www.freewordexcelpassword.com
Release Date August 28, 2014
Date Added August 28, 2014
Version 2.1.15
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Encryption Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.34MB
File Name FreeWordExcelpasswordrecoverywizard_.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 544,996
Downloads Last Week 486
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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