How do I open a password protected Excel macro?

How do I open a password protected Excel macro?

Go to Tools > VBAProject Properties > Protection Tab. Put in a new password and save the . xlsm file. Close and re open and your new password will work.

How do I remove password protection from an Excel macro?

For XLS files

  1. Open the XLS file with HexEdit.
  2. Search for “DPB=” and replace it with “DPx=”
  3. Save the file.
  4. Open the file in Excel, if prompted to “Continue Loading Project”, click Yes.
  5. Press F11 to open the VBA editor.
  6. Right click on the VBA project, select properties.
  7. Save and Close the XLS file.

Can you hack an Excel password?

If you’ve implemented Excel file protection but forgotten the protection password, then the simplest way to hack the Excel password is with the help of PassFab for Excel. It can be used to unlock all sorts of Excel protections without the need to enter the protection password.

How do I unprotect a macro without the password?

How to unprotect Excel sheet without password

  1. Open your Excel document and switch to the password-protected sheet (it should be active when you run the macro).
  2. Press Alt + F11 to open the Visual Basic Editor.

How to change VBA password for Excel XLSM?

Someone made a working vba code that changes the vba protection password to “macro”, for all excel files, including .xlsm (2007+ versions). You can see how it works by browsing his code. Create a new .xlsm file. In the VBA part, set a simple password (for instance ‘macro’). Save the file and exit.

How do I find the VBA password in Excel?

FIRST BACKUP the excel file you don’t know the VBA password for, then open it with your hex editor, and paste the above copied lines from the dummy file. Save the excel file and exit. Now, open the excel file you need to see the VBA code in. The password for the VBA code will simply be 1234 (as in the example I’m showing here).

Can a VBA macro prompt for a password?

Moreover, when it is tried to expand the project it prompts for a password. Same is the case with macro enabled VBA macro created in Excel worksheets that forms XLSM file.

How to extract Excel VBA password via hex editor?

Change file extention to ‘.zip’, open it by any archiver program. Find the file: ‘vbaProject.bin’ (in ‘xl’ folder). Extract it from archive. Open the file you just extracted with a hex editor.