How to Crack Excel File Password - Open Password Protected Excel Workbook

As we know, a lost Excel password must be recovered or removed. To crack a Excel password is important when the data in the document is valuable. Usually the password will be lost when owner, employee, is gone. Now you can get the password back easily by using Excel Password Rescuer. This is one of the most popular document password recovery tool which can crack Excel 2016/2013/2010/2007/2003/XP/2000/97 password fast for its four powerful attack methods.

This tutorial will show you how to use Excel Password Rescuer to crack a lost Excel spreadsheet password.

1. Purchase Excel Password Rescuer full version and install it on your computer.

Free trial version can be download from the download link on website. It can recover a password with less than three digits.

2. Import a Excel document which you want to crack its password:

Click "Open" button (or select the "File | Open File" menu item).

Open the lost excel password file


When an Open File Dialog appears, select your target Excel document and click "Open".

Select the lost excel password file

3. Choose an attack type to crack Excel password.

There are four attack types in our program for cracking a lost password. Brute-force Attack, Mask Attack, Dictionary Attack and Smart Attack.

Select an Attack to recover excel password

4. Set appropriate Attack settings.

Option 1: If you choose Brute-force Attack, the program will try all possible combinations in the specified Range.

Attack Settings with Excel Password Rescuer

You can change the password length on "Length" Setting, then the program will try all passwords combinations whose length is in the range you set.
Minimal password length: Set the minimum password length.
Maximal password length: Set the maximum password length.

Password length settings with Excel Password Rescuer

Option 2: If you choose Mask Attack, you should offer some password symbols which you can remember. Give the symbols you remembered, replace the unknown symbols with "?". Such as ac???ab. A Password Mask must be defined when you choose Mask Attack.

Mask Attack with Excel Password Rescuer

Option 3: If you choose Dictionary Attack, click "Dictionary" on the tab bar.

Dictionary Attack with Excel Password Rescuer

"Dictionary" Settings:
Simply select the desired dictionary file. In addition, you can select an option "Smart mutations" or "Try all possible upper/lower case combinations"

Dictionary settings with Excel Password Rescuer

Option 4: If you choose Smart Attack, all settings are set by default. And the program will try all password combinations until found the right password of your Excel document.

5. When you complete all settings. Click “Start” button(or select the "Attack | Start" menu item) to start the attack, then you will get your lost excel password.

Start recover excel password

6. When you successfully recover excel password with Excel Password Rescuer, the right password will be displayed on following dialog. You can use it to open your Excel document.

Success recover excel Password



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