Office 2010: Set or Remove a Document’s Password

   Posted October 23, 2010 by Lê Hoàng in Microsoft Office

Encrypting your documents with passwords can prevent other users from opening or modifying them. This step-by-step guide describes how to set (and remove) a password for documents in Word, Powerpoint and Excel 2010.

To set password for document:

1. Open your document.

2. Go to File->Info->Permissions->Encrypt with password.

3. Provide your password in Encrypt Document window and hit OK.

4. Re-enter your password in next step and then hit OK.

5. Save your document. Your document is now password-protected.

To remove password from document:

1. Open your document.

2. Provide the password to access the contents.

3. Go to File->Info->Permissions->Encrypt with password.

4. Erase the password in the field and hit OK.

5. Save your document.

 

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