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Password recovery for Word on Mac computer.

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I created a few files on Word for Mac 2011 & Excel for Mac 2011 - with the same "password to open." But stupidly, I forgot to note down the password. Most solutions seem to be for PCs. Any suggestions to recover even the first 3 characters of the password in either Excel or Word file?

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According to the official Microsoft forum, if you don't remember the password, there is nothing you can do in order to recover it. However, I suggest you use a Windows computer and install a recovery software in order to obtain your password. You can install any Windows-based application on a Mac computer using WineBottler, but it's possible to encouter compatibility issues.

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