How to unlock locked Microsoft Word Document [Tutorial]

Step 1: Open a new document in Word and then hit "ALT + F11" on your keyboard to open Microsoft Visual Basic Applications.

Step 2: Click on "Insert > Module and enter the following code;
module word

Sub test()
Dim i As Long
i = 0
Dim FileName As String
FileName = Application.FileDialog(msoFileDialogOpen).SelectedItems(1)
ScreenUpdating = False
Line2: On Error GoTo Line1
Documents.Open FileName, , True, , i & ""
MsgBox "Password is " & i
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
Exit Sub
Line1: i = i + 1
Resume Line2
ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

Step 3: Hit "F5" on your keyboard to run the code.

Step 4: Now select the locked Word file and open it. After a while, the password will appear and you can use it to unlock the document.
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