Making word documents private

  MANDYJIM 09:31 18 Feb 2007
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I have windows xp professional that is password protected for a number of administrators to log onto, I want to make a number of word documents private and to be only opened by myself, almost have the documents further password protected can anyone suggest a solution within xp itself or maybe some additional software to solve my problem please, thank you

  rawprawn 09:43 18 Feb 2007
  BRYNIT 09:44 18 Feb 2007

This link will open a PDF file that should help.

click here

  Simsy 09:48 18 Feb 2007

password protect word documents...

When you "Save", (or "Save as...), in the dialogue box that appears choose,"Tools" the "General Options"...

You can then choose a password that is needed to either Open, and/or modify the document. It can be a different password for each.

(Note that I'm using Word 2000... I assume it's the same for later versions?)

Note that there is software available that doesn't find these passwords too challenging to break.

Hope this helps,

Regards,

Simsy

  MANDYJIM 09:51 18 Feb 2007

Thank you i will give those two a go........Jim

  Simsy 09:52 18 Feb 2007

I see the link provided by BRYNIT indicates that versions later than mine have better security!

Regards,

Simsy

  baldtaco 09:52 18 Feb 2007
  BRYNIT 12:11 18 Feb 2007

If you are using Office 2003 you can look at click here Microsoft Office 2003 Editions Security Whitepaper

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