Password to a Microsoft Word document ?

  Antonio Machado 05:31 25 Jan 2009
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Hello experts !

How can I protect a confidential document in Microsoft Word with a password so I can be the only person with access to it ?

Thanks in advance, best, Antonio.

  MaxUpload 09:16 25 Jan 2009

Open the word document.

Goto "Tools/Options/Security"

There you have all the security options needed.

  Technotiger 09:17 25 Jan 2009
  Antonio Machado 13:44 25 Jan 2009

Thanks a lot for making time to help me my MaxUpload, but... where do I find "Tools" to begin with ? please do continue helping me. Best, Antonio.

  lotvic 13:55 25 Jan 2009

Is it Word 2007 (as in Office 2007) that you have?

  Graham. 13:58 25 Jan 2009

Is this Word 2007? Then Review, Protect document.

  VoG II 14:00 25 Jan 2009

Word 2007? click here

  Batch 15:20 25 Jan 2009

I gather Word document passwords aren't that difficult to break. Plus, as I understand it, it is a password to access the contents of the file, but NOT encryption of the file contents

If you want to be really sure you need to encrypt. Depends who you are trying to prevent from accessing the contents (and how determined they might be to "break-in").

There are a number of choices out there. TrueCrypt might be a possibility. See click here

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