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Everything was working fine when I last opened the file on Saturday. Regards, Seema Karia Seema Karia Wednesday, May 18, 2011 2:29 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Old Thread but thought I would put in my experience. Tried opening the file on an Office 2007 machine, and that one didn't even get the password prompt, and just a blank spreadsheet. I then tried to go thru the same rigmarole but locking the cells three or four times before protecting the sheets for the sheets that were still unlocked, but that only https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/b681b879-b9f9-45cc-93e7-5afe832ed6c2/excel-does-not-prompt-for-password?forum=excel

How To Protect Excel Sheet 2007 With Password

I also set the mouse option to slowest. Also, is there a way to have protected sheet and still be able to hide rows? Vaya con Dios, Chuck, CABGx3 "JB" wrote: > Hi, > > When trying to open a .xls file, I am prompted as usual for a password. > > Only now the When users goes to network drive and selects the password protected file to open, the password prompt comes up.

If I add the password protection using my PC which has Office 2010 and Windows Vista, the problem occurs again leading me to believe that the issue isn't the file itself A passphrase that uses 14 or more characters is better. Microsoft Customer Support Microsoft Community Forums TechCenter   Sign in United States (English) Brasil (Português)Česká republika (Čeština)Deutschland (Deutsch)España (Español)France (Français)Indonesia (Bahasa)Italia (Italiano)România (Română)Türkiye (Türkçe)Россия (Русский)ישראל (עברית)المملكة العربية السعودية (العربية)ไทย (ไทย)대한민국 (한국어)中华人民共和国 (中文)台灣 Password Protect Excel 2016 Say you own the team status report worksheet, where you want team members to add data in specific cells only and not be able to modify anything else.

Looks like last time I tried it, I was experiencing the not protecting issue and I thought it was due to the "format rows". With worksheet protection, you can make only certain parts of the sheet editable and users will not be able to modify data in any other region in the sheet. I select the cell and click on "format cells", but there is nothing I see that will show all the... one thing is ..i was udating those workbook in 2 Pcs, one is win7 with Ms office 2007 and one is MS xp with 2003. 2 days back i had updated

For example, if a worksheet has a button that runs a macro, you can click the button to run the macro, but you cannot delete the button. How To Lock Excel Sheet From Viewing Utensil that forms meat into cylinders The Art of Word Shaping How would you say "to scold" in a less formal way? This is a good way to hide intellectual and proprietary property in custom workbooks. (Excel doesn't hide cells by default.) 4: Allow programmatic updates and tasks If you're familiar with VBA, Apparently not.

  1. whenever i open the work book and i enter password, > it says wrong password, check captilization ..... > > i am 500% sure that i am entering correct password becuase
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  3. When user opens up excel first then goes to open file from excel, the password prompt comes up, user enters the password and file opens.
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  6. You can unlock cells so users can update and/or enter new data (#1), but users will often need to do more than that.
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How To Protect Excel Sheet With Password 2010

Note: If you are using Excel 2010 and earlier, you can also select the Windows option if you want to prevent users from moving, resizing, or closing the workbook window, or hide/unhide news Passwords should be 8 or more characters in length. How To Protect Excel Sheet 2007 With Password http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/excel-help/load-or-unload-add-in-programs-HP005203732.aspx?CTT=1 0 Message Author Comment by:PssTech2014-05-12 Comment Utility Permalink(# a40059929) User had no problem opening up the documents in windows xp. Excel Not Prompting For Password On the Review tab, click Protect Sheet.

Post a question in the Excel Community forum Help us improve Excel Do you have suggestions about how we can improve the next version of Excel? Is there a limit on nubmer of worksheets you can protect in one spreadsheet or password issues or anything else I missed. Note: If Delete rows is protected and Insert rows is not protected, a user can insert rows but cannot delete them. I > get a prompt saying the password is not correct and reminding me to check for > Caps Lock etc. How To Lock Excel File

Some users try to open the file using Excel 2007 (both Windows XP and Window 7) but it doesn't prompt them for the password and nothing opens but a blank Excel JB Guest Hi, When trying to open a .xls file, I am prompted as usual for a password. help pls Thanks & Regards, Seema KariaSeema Karia Monday, May 16, 2011 3:37 PM Reply | Quote Answers 0 Sign in to vote I got one password recovery software ..which showed I can't recall whether or not I have opened the file since being migrated to WIN7 from XP but regardless, it doesn't work now.

Back up all data and test VBA code on a COPY workbook, and please use [code][/code] tags. How To Protect Excel Sheet From Editing CLR, Dec 31, 2007 #3 JB Guest Thanks for the suggestions. For instance, sorting and filtering data is a common task.

I am using Office 2010 and the users who are experiencing the problem are using Office 2007.

Do you have a specific question? that tool gave me correct one its my mind problem..using this password from many years ..but still iwas spelling it incorrect from 4 days .. SUBSCRIBE Join & Write a Comment Already a member? How To Remove Password From Excel File Thanks Bilal81 Proposed as answer by Ares1981 Monday, October 06, 2014 11:30 PM Unproposed as answer by Ares1981 Monday, October 06, 2014 11:30 PM Monday, October 06, 2014 11:29 PM Reply

To view this option, click the Review tab on the ribbon, and in Changes, see Unprotect Sheet. That solved it for me. Note: ActiveX controls, form controls, shapes, charts, SmartArt, Sparklines, Slicers, Timelines, to name a few, are already locked when you add them to a spreadsheet. Thursday, March 08, 2012 3:37 PM Reply | Quote Microsoft is conducting an online survey to understand your opinion of the Technet Web site.

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