Unlocking Office Files: Efficient Password Cracking Techniques

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Hassan Shafiq

Last Updated on November 20, 2023 by GeeksGod

Course : Practical Password cracking – Office files | Ethical Hacking

*The ultimate Practical Password cracking course for office Files *

Welcome to this comprehensive course on Office Passwords Cracking. In this course, you’ll learn techniques and tools to recover office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel Passwords). This course assumes you have NO prior knowledge in hacking and cracking, and by the end of it, you’ll be at a comfortable level, being able to crack the office file’s passwords and secure them like security experts!

This course is highly focused on practical password cracking. You will be able to crack office passwords with CPU and GPU-based attacks from Kali Linux as well as Windows Machine. you’ll learn everything by example and practical guides,  so we’ll never have any dry boring theoretical lectures.

Introduction to Office Password Cracking

Each practical lecture is accompanied by a free pdf presentation explaining the attack which can be downloaded and used as a quick reference.

After finishing this course you will also be acquainted with the best free password cracking tools and techniques that you can implement in your future learning path. We also discuss some services and tools that can help you to speed up the office password cracking process.

Course Content

The Quick Breakdown of the course content is as follows:-

1. Setting Up Kali Linux

Learn how to install Kali Linux in a virtual environment in a quick and easy way. This section will guide you through the setup process.

2. Password Protection in Office Files

Discover how to password protect Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Files. This will be the foundation for the subsequent cracking techniques.

3. Using John for Office Password Cracking on Kali Linux

Explore how to use John the Ripper to crack office passwords on Kali Linux. This section will provide step-by-step instructions for the cracking process.

4. Hashcat for GPU-based Attacks

Learn how to use Hashcat for faster GPU-based attacks on office passwords. This technique will improve the speed and efficiency of the cracking process.

5. Installing John the Ripper and Hashcat on Windows

Discover how to install John the Ripper and Hashcat on Windows. This alternative method allows you to crack office passwords without using Kali Linux.

6. Cracking Office Passwords on Windows

Learn the process of cracking office passwords from a Windows machine. This section provides detailed instructions for Windows users.

7. Unlocking Read-only Excel Files

Find out how to unlock read-only Excel files. This technique allows you to bypass the read-only restriction on Excel documents.

8. Removing Sheet and Workbook Protection from Excel Sheets

Explore how to remove sheet and workbook protection from Excel sheets. This method enables you to gain full access to protected Excel files.

9. Removing Read-only Restriction from Word and PowerPoint files

Discover how to remove read-only restriction from Word and PowerPoint files. This technique provides you with the ability to edit and modify protected documents.

10. Removing Passwords with Free Online Recovery Service

Learn how to remove passwords from office documents using a free online password recovery service. This convenient method saves you time and effort.

11. Paid Tools for Office Password Cracking

Explore the use of paid tools for office password cracking. These tools provide advanced features and capabilities for efficient cracking.

12. Removing Passwords from Old Word Documents with Guaword Utility

Discover how to remove passwords from very old Word documents using the Guaword utility. This tool is specifically designed for older document formats.


Notes: This course is created for educational purposes only and all the attacks are launched in my own lab or against systems that I have permission to test. The instructor is not linked to any tool or service mentioned in the course in any capacity.


With this comprehensive course, you will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively crack office file passwords. By implementing the techniques and tools provided, you can secure your own files and enhance your understanding of password cracking techniques. Enroll in this course today and become a proficient office password cracker!

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What you will learn :

1. Create your own Hacking Lab in a Virtual Environment (Quick and Easy Way)
2. Learn the Basics of Password Hacking
3. Learn cracking Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc) passwords
4. How to use the Best and Free Password cracking tools
5. How to Install and use Password Cracking tools in Windows Environment
6. How to Speed up password cracking with GPU based attacks
7. Learn to Unlock Excel (Read only Files) without cracking the password
8. How to remove read only Passwords from Word and PowerPoint Files without any Software
9. How to use online free resources to crack word, excel, PowerPoint Passwords
10. Removing Passwords from old word documents with Guaword utility

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