Unprotect the excel sheet

Suppose you have a non-editable excel sheet (Protected with Password) and you want to edit in the same excel sheet.

It’s very simple to make a non-editable excel sheet to editable. Please follow the below steps.

Step 1:- Open the Excel sheet.

Step 2: Press ALT +  F11 or click on View Code in Developers Tabs.       

Step 3:- Then double click on sheet 1 or sheet2 or the worksheet (as per your requirement).

Step 4:- Now copy and paste the below VBA code.

Sub PasswordBreaker()

    ‘Breaks worksheet password protection.

    Dim i As Integer, j As Integer, k As Integer

    Dim l As Integer, m As Integer, n As Integer

    Dim i1 As Integer, i2 As Integer, i3 As Integer

    Dim i4 As Integer, i5 As Integer, i6 As Integer

    On Error Resume Next

    For i = 65 To 66: For j = 65 To 66: For k = 65 To 66

    For l = 65 To 66: For m = 65 To 66: For i1 = 65 To 66

    For i2 = 65 To 66: For i3 = 65 To 66: For i4 = 65 To 66

    For i5 = 65 To 66: For i6 = 65 To 66: For n = 32 To 126

        ActiveSheet.Unprotect Chr(i) & Chr(j) & Chr(k) & _

            Chr(l) & Chr(m) & Chr(i1) & Chr(i2) & Chr(i3) & _

            Chr(i4) & Chr(i5) & Chr(i6) & Chr(n)

        If ActiveSheet.ProtectContents = False Then

            MsgBox “One usable password is ” & Chr(i) & Chr(j) & _

                Chr(k) & Chr(l) & Chr(m) & Chr(i1) & Chr(i2) & _

                Chr(i3) & Chr(i4) & Chr(i5) & Chr(i6) & Chr(n)

            Exit Sub

        End If

    Next: Next: Next: Next: Next: Next

    Next: Next: Next: Next: Next: Next

End Sub

Step 5: Run or Press F5

Now your sheet is unprotected.

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