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To password protect an excel file

 

Step 1 - Click file
1 - click file.jpg


 

Step 2 - Click Save as
2 - Click Save as.jpg


 

Step 3 - Select current folder
3 - Select current folder.jpg


 

Step 4 - Click tools
4 - Click tools.jpg


 

Step 5 - Click general option
5 - Click general folder.jpg


 

Step 6 - Enter Password to read and password to modify
6 - Enter Password to read and password to modify.jpg


 

Step 7 - Click OK
7 - Click OK.jpg


 

Step 8 - Click Save
8 - Click Save.jpg


 

Step 9 - Close the file
9 - Close the file.jpg


 

Step 10 - Reopen the file
10 - Reopen the file.jpg


 

Step 11 - File wants Password
11 - File wants Password.jpg


 

 


Note : If password to read and modify is same, he can open a read-only file and save it via Save-As.

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