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Download.com StaffFeb 27, 2009
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.
What's new in version 2.1.17
In version 2.1.17 we added support for French and Spanish languages.
ReleaseApril 8, 2020
Date AddedApril 7, 2020
Operating SystemsWindows 10, Windows 2003, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows XP
Free Word and Excel password recover Wizard is a small and simple free password recovery tool. It can be used to recover lost passwords from any MS Word or Excel file that you are no longer able to access. It supports multiple languages and provides various password hacking methods including a brute-force attack and a dictionary attack. The wizard-driven interface is user-friendly and it is quick and easy to recover your passwords.