How to Use Dr.Excel to Recover Excel Password - Success Rate 98%

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If you forgot the Excel password then you will be refused to access Excel file. However, iSeePassord Dr.Excel will be your first choice that can be able to recover Excel password and instantly remove Excle worksheet/workbook protection without touching your internal data. The Dr.Excel program now fully supports all versions of excel files from 2003 to 2024.

Let's see how to use Dr.Excel to crack your Excel password.

Download and Install

Step 1. Download and Install Dr.Excel

You need to first download and install iseepassword Dr.Excel on your Windows computer, after installation. Launch it and you will see the main interface offering two functions: "Recover Open Password from Excel" and "Remove Workbook/Worksheet Password".


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Feature 1: Recover Open Password from Excel

Step 3. Add Excel File

Click the "Add File" button to import the encrypted Excel document.

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Step 4. Select A Suitable Attack Type

Tthe program provides three attack type: dictionary attack, brute force attack and mask attack. You need to select a suitable attack type based o your situation. Then click the "Settings" button corresponding to the attack type you choose, and then provide some password information such as length, capital and small letter, etc. to make the recovery process faster.

Here, we recommend using Mask attck:

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Dictionary attack: The user provides a dictionary file and imports it into the program. The program will automatically search your Excel password from the dictionary file.

Brute force attack: This method is designed to try all possible combinations in a password. If you cannot provide any password information, this will take a long time.

Mask attack: Mask attack is an advanced cracking method that can flexibly unlock your Excel file password. If you can provide any information about the password: such as length, number / capital and small letter / specific symbol, suffix, then the program can find the password in a short time.

GPU acceleration can actually improve CPU performance significantly, it will also improve the password cracking speed 10X faster. Dr.Excel fully supports multi-core CPU processing and GPU acceleration.

GPU acceleration.

Step 5. Search the Excel Passord

After the setting is completed, click the "Start" button and the recovery process will begin immediately. Once the password is found, it will be displayed in the pop-up dialog box, you can use this password to open your Excel file.

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Feature 2: Remove Worksheet/Workbook Password

If you forget the worksheet or workbook password then you will not allowed to edit, change or copy the cells. But don't worry! Dr.Excel can remove worksheet/workbook protection instantly!

Step 1. Select option 2: "Remove Worksheet, Workbok Password", and then click the Add button to import Excel file.

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Step 2. After importing the Excel file, you need to specify the location to save the Excel file, then click the Start button. The process is very fast!

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No matter what type of Excel password you forgot, iseepassword Dr.Excel has the ability to recover your open password and instantly remove worksheet password without losing data. It is simple, smart and effective.


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