How to Unprotect VBA Project in Excel without Password?

Want to know how to unprotect VBA project in Excel without password? If yes then you have landed on a correct webpage. In this blog, you will read the freeware trick to unprotect VBA project forgot password.

Actually, recently BitRecover support team received some queries regarding VBA unprotect workbook without password. Therefore, we have started work on those queries and now going to provide you solution for “how to unprotect VBA project in Excel without password”.

Unprotect VBA without Password Related Queries

I am working as a forensic investigation officer and during a raid, I have found multiple VBA projects on the suspect’s laptop. But when I am trying to view visual basics of these projects, then projects are asking for password. I don’t know the password of these protected VBA workbooks. Please suggest me the method to unprotect VBA project forgot password without knowing it.

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I have some VBA projects on my computer and I need to add some new macros and modules. But when I am trying to edit them, it is asking for a password. I entered the last remembered password but it is showing error message like an invalid password. Experts, please suggest me freeware manual technique for resolving VBA unprotect password not working issue.

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What Users Ask?

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#1 Manual Way to Unprotect Workbook VBA Password

You need to follow these instructions to unprotect VBA project in excel without password.

  1. Firstly, open new Microsoft Excel file.
  2. Thereafter, choose Developer << Visual Basic option. You can also press Alt + F11.
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  3. Now click on Insert and choose Module option from dropdown.
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  4. After that, enter the following code in general in module window.
    unprotect vba project in excel without password
  5. Press Run from menu and select Continue option. You can also do this operation by pressing F5 button.
    unprotect vba project forgot password
  6. This is time to choose password protected excel VBA project from your computer. Select Open button to complete this step.
    password protected excel vba project
  7. Thereafter, it will take sometime and will open a popup box with your password. Using this password users can easily unprotect VBA project in excel without password.
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  8. Press Ok button and close the pop-up window.
  9. After that encrypted VBA project macros and modules will be opened.
  10. Click on File << Info << Encrypt with Password option.
    encrypt with password
  11. Now delete the password from pop-up window and hit on Ok button.
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  12. Next time, users can open VBA projects without asking for a password.

Limitations of Manual Method

According to user’s demand, we have mentioned a complete step-by-step process to unprotect VBA project forgot password.  But manual method comes with some limitations. Therefore, lets understand the limitations.

The manual method allows to unprotect excel sheet without password VBA code one by one. Therefore, if you want to unprotect 50 VBA file macros and modules then you will need to repeat mentioned steps 50 times.

This is not an easy task to unprotect excel sheet without password VBA code using manual method. As this task requires some technical knowledge for the completion of the task. Therefore, non-technical can’t use this technique in a proper way.

Another drawback of manual method is that it allows to unprotect of maximum 7-character password length VBA project files. If your password length is exceeded to 7-characters then this technique will not work.

#2 Automatic Method to Unprotect Workbook VBA Password

BitRecover VBA Password Remover Wizard is a recommended alternative solution. If you don’t want to prefer manual steps because of limitations. Then you should go with this software. This VBA unprotect workbook password breaker software provides multiple benefits to users. We will later discuss the benefits, first, let’s understand – how to unprotect VBA project in excel without password?

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  1. Launch recommended VBA unprotect workbook password breaker on your machine. Select one option from Select Files or Select Folders for inserting protected VBA documents.
    upload vba projects
  2. Thereafter, users can see all inserted VBA projects along with macros and modules in the software panel. The software shows all files in the software panel in file explorer view. Users can select required files from whole data and hit on the Next button.
    select required vba projects
  3. The software automatically chooses Desktop as destination path but you can change it according to your choice by click on the Browse icon. Press Remove button to start unprotect VBA project in excel without password.
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VBA Unprotect Workbook Password Breaker Benefits

  • Capable to unprotect VBA project forgot password in bulk without any size limitation.
  • It is authorized to unprotect workbook VBA password without password character limitation.
  • VBA unprotect workbook password breaker support all VBA projects created with Word (.dot, .docm, .dotm), PowerPoint (.pptm, .potm, .ppsm, .ppam, .ppa), Excel (.xls, .xlt, .xlsb, .xlsm, .xltm, .xlam), and all.
  • Permits to unprotect VBA project files without password having a multilingual password.

Conclusion

Here, we have discussed dual methods to unprotect VBA project in excel without password. Both are verified techniques; you can go with any solution. But if you don’t want to take any risk with your projects then you should automatic method. The manual method is recommended in only such cases as if you are a technical expert having deep knowledge of VBA projects and formulas.