Saturday, January 23, 2016

Unlock a Word Doc without a Password

How to Unlock a Word Document under Windows
  1. Open the document in Word, then save it in ".xml" format
  2. Open the .xml doc in Notepad++
  3. Search for the string w:enforcement="1"
  4. Replace the "1" with a "0" to disable enforcement
  5. Save the document from your text editor.
  6. Open the .xml document in Word.
  7. Choose "Save as..." and save it as a .doc or .docx file.

Courtesy of Seth Teller

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