How to Remove Editing Restrictions in Word without Password?
The Restrict Editing option in Word is one of the options available in Microsoft Office Suite to protect a file against accidental changes. The restriction can be removed instantly, no matter how complex the password is (“Password to Modify”). And it works for all versions of Microsoft Word.
We would recommend that you try Accent WORD Password Recovery from Passcovery:
|Accent WORD Password Recovery
for an any Microsoft Word files
This is a Windows program that supports all versions of Microsoft Word and all types of password protection used in such documents. The program instantly removes the editing restriction in Word.
How to Remove Editing Restrictions in Word
1. Download and install Accent WORD Password Recovery from the official website of the program. Guaranteed 100% security and virus-free. Authenticity of the website and installation kit is confirmed by Passcovery certificate.
2. Start Accent WORD Password Recovery. Find the program icon in the “Start” menu, on the desktop, or in the “Quick Launch” bar. Just click on the icon.
3. In the Accent WORD Password Recovery window open the Word file with editing restrictions via the menu or by clicking on the icon, and the program will immediately unprotect the file.
Depending on the version of Word in which the document was created, the program will either find the password:
or offer you to create an exact copy of the file without protection:
NB: if you are using a trial version of AccentWPR, it will only show the first two characters of the found password:
To get full access to the program's features, you will need to register your copy of the program.
However if it is an “Open Password” you lost, things could be much more complicated (it all depends on the version of the Word format). Most likely, you will need to search for (recover) your password.
For more detail please read this article. It tells about Microsoft Excel. But as regards protection and password recovery methods, the same is applicable to both Excel and Word. That is, the information in the article is also relevant for Microsoft Word.