Open Password Protected Microsoft Word Documents

Q

How to open a password protected word documents? If I receives a password protected word document, can I open it without knowing the password?

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A

The answer is yes and no.

Yes, you can still open a word document with a password protection on modify in read-only mode even if you don't know the password.

No, you cannot open a word document with a password protection on open if you don't know the password.

When you try to open a word document with a password protection on open, you will see the Password dialog box showing up on the screen. You need to enter the password to open the file. See the picture below:
Enter Password to Open Word Document

 

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